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Could Salt of the Earth's Mediterranean Umami help cut sugar and salt? ©iStock

Salt of the Earth on expanding reformulation potential of umami

By Katy Askew

Israel-based Salt of the Earth expanding distribution of its Mediterranean Umami flavouring, a product that the company says can help companies in their reformulation efforts by “heightening” taste perceptions of salt – and possibly even sugar.

Leclerc Foods, Migros, De Smaakspecialist, Toni's Handels in recalls

Food Safety Recall round-up 24-30 November 2017

Recalls: Bacillus cereus, Clostridium botulinum and Patulin

By Joseph James Whitworth

Recalls and alerts were made by UK, US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Slovakia, Lithuania, Germany and Austria

RSPO aims to empower smallholders as part of RT15

RSPO focuses on smallholders in support of sustainable palm oil

By Katy Askew

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and United Nations Environment Project have joined forces to help promote sustainable practices among smallholders producing palm oil as the environmental group sharpens its focus on smallholder farmers.

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Unleashing the power of free: How free-from can broaden its appeal

By Ed Silk

The ‘free-from’ phenomenon is reaching a tipping point. Originally born out of dietary necessity, it’s now taken a global grip with hyper-health conscious consumers, who love to experiment with new food and drinks that deliver all of the good stuff free...

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Guest article

High intensity sweeteners industry to show 2.3% CAGR

By Ravi Chawat, Allied Market Research

The demand for healthy and natural products has led to the adoption of plant-based sweeteners such as stevia and monk fruit, with these natural sweeteners offering 200 to 300 times the sweetening power of processed sugar. In this guest article, Ravi Chawat...

This year, FIE is in Germany's business capital, Frankfurt. © GettyImages/Prasit Rodphan

FIE 2017: Top tweets from the expo

By Niamh Michail

One of Europe's biggest ingredient shows, Food Ingredients Europe (FIE), is in Frankfurt this week, bringing together food technologists, ingredient innovators and business bigwigs. We'll be collating the show's top tweets so you can keep...

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