Food Business News - October 23, 2012 - (Page 79)

Supplier Innovations and News Kalsec customizes heat experiences Consumer interest and demand for hot and spicy foods continues to rise — as much as 22% in the meals, sauce and snack categories in 2011, according to Mintel. In response, Kalamazoo, Mich.-based Kalsec has focused on the process of managing the amount and delivery of heat, isolating specific components from a wide variety of herbs, spices and vegetables. Each component adds a different element to how the heat is expressed. The company’s new HeatSync Systems manage heat delivery, heat control and heat sensation, and are ideal for applications, including beverages, soups, sauces, salsas, dressings, prepared meals, beans, marinades, meat and poultry products, chocolate/confections and snacks. Roquette strengthens maltitol patent protection Roquette, Lestrem, France, recently obtained a certificate of reexamination from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its U.S. Patent No. 6,344,591. This certificate confirms the validity of claims from the company’s U.S. Patent for crystalline maltitol. SweetPearl maltitol is the leading product within the portfolio of polyols manufactured and marketed by Roquette. Visit: Visit: Batory Foods introduces Simply Crisps Batory Foods, Des Plaines, Ill., has launched Simply Crisps, a protein crisp product for bakers and manufacturers of cereal, protein and granola bars. Along with Fonterra Whey Crisps, which is the current crisp option within the company’s ingredient portfolio, the addition of Simply Crisps provides broader selection and more flexibility. The crisps are rBGH-free, neutral in flavor and comprised of 60% protein. They are available in two formulations – a milk and whey protein blend (Simply Crisps Milk/Whey) and a milk and soy protein blend (Simply Crisps Milk/Soy). Parker Products to become peanut-free Fort Worth, Texas-based Parker Products will become a peanut-free manufacturing facility effective Dec. 31. Although the facility was not affected by the recent Salmonella outbreak from peanuts, the company is making this transition based on the high food safety risks associated with manufacturing peanuts. Visit: Visit: Free paper on strategic nutrition for diabetes Learn how fortified foods and beverages may help target diabetes in Schenectady, N.Y.based Fortitech’s new technical paper titled, “Strategic nutrition for diabetes.” The paper is available at The company provides custom nutrient premixes to manufacturers to enable the development of innovative new products to target this health condition. Multisorb launches new web site Newly Weds Foods acquires business from Continental Mills Newly Weds Foods, Inc., Chicago, has purchased the industrial food coating business of Tukwila, Wash.-based Continental Mills, Inc. The business is primarily comprised of starch- and flour-based coatings and batters for potato and poultry applications, as well as other protein and vegetable type substrates. The transaction includes a 55,000-square-foot manufacturing facility located in Pendleton, Ore. Multisorb Technologies, Buffalo, N.Y., has launched a newly redesigned web site at Enhancements include improved navigation, a clean user interface and an updated media center. Visit: Visit: Visit: October 23, 2012 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® 79

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Food Business News - October 23, 2012
Private label penetration forecast to grow in U.S.
Softer demand slows rate of Nestle sales growth
Drought’s impact becomes clearer
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Web Contents
Editorial - Food issues dampened before election
Culver acquisition boosts B&G third-quarter income
Foreign exchange rate cuts into McDonald’s earnings
Structural changes cut into PepsiCo sales in third quarter
Legislation proposed to track antibiotic use on farms
Dean Foods posts preliminary WhiteWave-Alpro results
California poultry processor files for Chapter 11 protection
Peapod testing virtual grocery stores in the Northeast
Shell egg prices push Cal-Maine income up sharply
ConAgra to close pork processing plant
Cereal Partners Worldwide to reduce sugar, sodium
Frozen food sales projected to remain sluggish
New food safety effort targets consumers
ConAgra Foods looks to heighten focus on nutrition addition
Cholesterol profile of U.S. adults improving
Food and beverage C.P.I. increases in September
Strong China results boost Yum! earnings
Global Greek yogurt introductions accelerate
Sunland recall reverberates throughout the industry
JBS USA has option to acquire XL Foods
Washington - F.D.A. issues guidance for food facility registration
Sports Nutrition - Broadening the appeal for sports nutrition products
Ingredient Innovations - Ushering in the next generation
Convenience Store Trends - On-the-go gourmet
Beverage Business News - Looking for a Pepsi rebound
Old Orchard debuts frozen sweet tea line
Red Bull to add fruit-flavored energy drinks
Lawsuit takes aim at New York’s 16-oz beverage rule
Coca-Cola profit climbs on volume growth
Beverage industry embraces calorie counts on vending machines
Journal report links sugary beverages to obesity
Tingyi partnership poised for flight
Beverage still tops at Pepsi...barely
Beverage Trends - An (energy) shot in the arm
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - CME Group to acquire the K.C.B.T
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - October 23, 2012