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Supplier Innovations and News Univar, P&G Chemicals form glycerin supply chain Cincinnati-based P&G Chemicals and Univar, Redmond, Wash., have established the first B.R.C.certified domestic supply chain for packaged glycerin in the United States. This came as Univar received its first certification against the British Retail Consortium (B.R.C.) Issue 6 for Manufacturing standard for its facility in Bedford Park, Ill. B.R.C. is one of the Global Food Safety Initiative (G.F.S.I.) recognized audit schemes. "Through our partnership with P&G Chemicals, we can offer glycerin that is certified using an approved G.F.S.I. scheme both at the manufacturing and repackaging stage, offering our customers world-class quality assurance," explained David Flitman, chief operating officer and president of USA and Mexico for Univar. P&G Chemicals has been B.R.C. certified since 2011, and has continuously received a grade A to the B.R.C. standard for its demonstration of compliance to the food safety plans, quality management systems, site standards, product and process control, and personnel. P&G Chemicals maintains the highest quality standards in the production of glycerin globally, including meeting/exceeding USP and Good Manufacturing Practices. Its North American glycerin products include Superol KPO, Superol NK and MOON-OU. Visit: Global Agri-trade debuts new sustainable palm shortening Global Agri-trade Corp., Long Beach, Calif., is introducing Olera GOLD Low Color Palm Shortening, a 100% certified sustainable multipurpose palm shortening. The shortening is manufactured using non-commodity palm oil that is extracted from harvested palm fruits from selected plantations. Mild processing ensures desirable antioxidants are retained as much as possible. According to the company, in fry tests it demonstrated superior performance over commodity shortenings and oils. The non-hydrogenated shortening is available in 50-lb cases and in bulk. Working in partnership with environmentally responsible palm oil companies, the company has set a goal of offering palm products that are certified sustainable to the standards set by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil at Segregated and Mass Balance levels. "The U.S. and Canadian companies that have made a superior commitment to sustainability for palm oil will be encouraged to see that 100% certified sustainable palm shortenings will now be available nationwide at competitive prices," said Jignesh Bhatt, executive director for the company. "We are excited to be one of the first companies to offer R.S.P.O. Segregated Grade Palm Bakery and Fry Shortening products in North America." Visit: New cherry-based antioxidants, curing enhancers Naturex, Avignon, France, has expanded its portfolio of natural solutions for shelf life extension with a range of new cherry-based antioxidants and curing enhancers for meat and poultry products. Naturally packed with organic acids that aid food preservation, the acerola cherryderived ingredients may open new opportunities for natural preservation in the meat and poultry industry. Acerola Cherry 17 offers 70 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® natural oxygen-scavenging properties that protect meat pigments from oxidation, which means it may be used in all types of raw and cooked meat products to improve color stability. It also may be used as a curing accelerator in meats. The company also has developed XtraBlend RA, an antioxidant that combines acerola with rosemary extract to create a synergistic blend that protects color and flavor in meat products. The third ingredient in the new range, Acerola Cherry 36, contains more naturally occurring vitamin C - 36% to 38% - than any other acerola powder available on the market. It is also free from carrier compounds. "There is a big demand for natural ingredients in the meat and poultry industry that offer technical benefits," said Baptiste Demur, business manager at Naturex. "Our new cherrybased ingredients provide high levels of efficacy, while allowing meat and poultry companies to achieve consumerfriendly labels." Visit: July 15, 2014

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Food Business News - July 15, 2014
ADM betting billions on flavor category
Bumper corn, soybean crops on the way
Dairy Business News - Managing the mouthfeel of dairy products
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Food as medicine trend gaining momentum
Bob Evans trying to capitalize on chicken
Protein, gluten-free products coming from General Mills
Mars accelerating health and wellness strategy
Path cleared for Tyson to acquire Hillshire Brands
Nestle sells Juicy Juice business to private equity firm
Five profiles for protein-rich product development
Hormel adding muscle to its Specialty Foods business
Major C.P.G. manufacturers having trouble getting noticed
CVS launches better-for-you snack line
Kroger makes move to bolster e-commerce presence
Raising the bar on sports nutrition
Making insects inviting to eat
What’s for dinner?
The case for insects
Washington - 'Nano' ingredients
Health and Wellness - Cost, ‘cleanliness’ and flavor innovation
Ingredient Innovations - Masking protein’s undesirable flavors
Highlights and Photos from I.F.T. 2014
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Spring wheat production forecast 6% higher than in 2013
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - July 15, 2014