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More clean label ingredient opportunities O rganic certification, non-bioengineered/non-G.M.O. status and free-from attributes are ways to add credibility to clean label product claims. Here are examples: Corbion, which has a U.S. office in Lenexa, Kas., has added Emplex Non GMO to its emulsifier portfolio. Emplex Non GMO may be used in such applications as yeast-leavened bakery products, chewing gum, pancakes, pastas, powdered beverage mixes and dehydrated potatoes. Importers Service Corp., Edison, N.J., offers certified organic acacia gum for use in organic beverages, snacks and energy bars as well as encapsulation, coating and mouthfeel applications. Eatem Foods Co., Vineland, N.J., offers clean label food bases for food service that are gluten-free, trans fat-free and contain no monosodium glutamate (MSG). They come in the varieties of beef sirloin seasoning, vegetable and clam. FBN 44 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® number of clean label (i.e., non-chemically modified) potato- and pea-based starches that have improved functionality/performance characteristics over native potato or pea starch, said Mel Festejo, chief operating officer of American Key Food Products. "The processing technologies used allow these starches to attain these superior properties and still qualify as clean label products," he said. "In a number of food applications, these starches can replace modified starches without losing the required functionalities (e.g., heat/pH/shear stability). Emsland's potato starches are manufactured from raw potatoes that were bred for their high starch yields and are certified non-G.M.O. "Since the starch is processed from raw, non-G.M.O. starch potatoes, it has a higher viscosity than starch made from most North American potatoes or from culled potatoes and makes it a viable ingredient in more applications," Mr. Festejo said. The native potato starch is used as a universal binder and thickener, he said. It is used in soups, sauces and gravies, extruded snacks, and baked goods. It is one of the most commonly used ingredients in gluten-free blends/mixes. American Key Food Products also launched clean label cassava flour in 2013 at the International Baking Industry Exposition in Las Vegas. "Our premium cassava flour has been successfully used by customers in gluten-free baking mixes and finished goods, extruded snacks and pet food," Mr. Festejo said. "Some of our gluten-free baking customers were so impressed with the flour that they have actually incorporated cassava flour throughout their whole glutenfree product portfolio." FBN - Jeff Gelski February 24, 2015

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Food Business News - February 24, 2015
General Mills accepts the C.P.G. challenge
Gluten-free front and center
Mexican trade rift looms over Sweetener Colloquium
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Subscription models may offer unique marketing opportunities
Confectionery companies switching to simpler ingredients
McCormick to acquire Italian spices and seasonings company
Mondelez has big plans to grow small platforms
WhiteWave Foods ‘busting at the seams'
More c-suite change at Kraft Foods
Keurig in transition
Mondelez acquires Enjoy Life Foods
Innovation paying for PepsiCo
TreeHouse Foods trims expectations
Kraft cleans up Capri Sun
Washington - Federal bills seek to mandate G.M.O. food labeling
Company Profile - Dr Pepper Snapple Group seizing opportunities
Capitalizing on R.C.I.
Ingredient Innovations - Clean label starches get tougher
Are clean labels and G.M.O. ingredients compatible?
More clean label ingredient opportunities
Dairy Business News - Yogurt, the next generation
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Belt-tightening time for U.S. agriculture in 2015-16
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - February 24, 2015