Monk Fruit— A New Natural Sweetener

With origins dating back to china more than 300 years ago, monk fruit is fast gaining traction as a natural sweetener in the us. As…

Exploring Plant-Based Omega-3 Sources

The term ‘omega-3’ usually first brings fish oils to mind, but there are also plant-based sources such as linseed or chia seed. These offer a…

Preserving Naturally With Probiotics

Fresh foods and particularly meat, need to have reasonably long shelf-life in order to minimise food wastage. One solution could be through the addition of…

Citrus, An All Natural Fibre Solution

We don’t like to admit it, but sometimes nature outsmarts us humans. Such is the case with citrus fibre, where the intact natural architecture of…

Natural Foods: Natural Medicine For Your Health

Consumers globally are becoming more aware of health and embarking on the health and wellness trend, and ironically we seem to be going back to…

Baobab: The Ancient African Superfruit Making Waves In “Free-From”

Though having emerged only in recent years, already innovative solutions are needed to spice up the increasingly mainstream ‘free-from’ trend. Baobab could be the next…

Getting The Brown Rice Mix

Fermentation can reduce the negative effects of bran on final cereal products. In fulfilling gluten free requirements, fermented brown rice flor has shown great promise…

Solvent-Free Extraction Of Botanical Ingredients

In the search for all-natural ingredients, botanical extracts are attracting more attention. Extracting these through a novel, pressurised-water botanical extraction process might soon make current…

Ensuring Shelf-Life Through Oxidative Stability

Manufacturers have to ensure that their products maintain the desired attributes and quality throughout the entire shelf-life. In this regard, monitoring the oxidative stability of…

Functional Solutions For Dietary Supplements

Many plant extracts have components that are believed to offer health benefits, but not all are readily absorbed into the human bloodstream. Cyclodextrins can increase…

Ingredients

Focusing On Anti-Staling Solutions For Bakery Products

Asian consumers are demanding more baked goods and bread, and manufacturers are consequently on the search for solutions that can help these products last longer.…