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Supplier Innovations and News Pre-dust systems from AFS improve adhesion, moisture control, texture Advanced Food Systems, Inc. (AFS), based in Somerset, N.J., is offering pre-dust systems for batter and breaded food products. Each AFS pre-dust system - available for chicken, pork, beef, seafood, vegetables and more - is designed based on the natural characteristics of the substrate as well as the cooking process and reconstitution method. The pre-dusts help prevent moisture from migrating into the coatings and also may be used to incorporate flavor into finished products. fitness," said Greg Paul, Ph.D., global marketing director of consumer segments at DuPont. "We have become increasingly proactive about our health, yet well-defined and decidedly varied segments still exist. Consumers portray diverse behavior depending on their place in the spectrum of health and wellness. The importance of learning the demands of each segment is critical to understanding what motivates food purchase behavior." Denmark-based Palsgaard is launching three new clean label emulsifiers for cake mixes and industrial cakes, aiding bakers in their transition away from trans fats. The vegetable-based emulsifiers - which are free of allergens, trans fats and sugars - stabilize liquid oil in aerated and non-aerated cakes. Palsgaard SA 6610 is a whipping agent for industrial cake manufacturers. Emulpals 115 is an instantly reacting emulsifier for cake batter systems that shows aeration after two minutes of whipping. It is highly tolerant to a variety of ingredients and make-up methods. Emulpals 116 is a cake emulsifier that works at a lower dosage than traditional emulsifiers with a whipping time of four minutes. The emulsifier reacts instantly when liquid is added to the mix, and no activation steps are required. Visit: Visit: Visit: DuPont defines six health and wellness consumer segments in new research DuPont Nutrition & Health, St. Louis, has identified six health and wellness consumer groups: health helpers, weight strugglers, health wise, taste driven, good life and just food. To define the segments, DuPont partnered with HealthFocus International and collected data from more than 14,000 consumers in 22 countries. The research includes information on health concerns, brand influences, attitudes and usage, lifestyle choices and parenting style, which may help food manufacturers identify market opportunities by determining the motivations, needs and behaviors of consumer groups. "Eighty three per cent of global consumers consider diet and nutrition important to wellbeing, which is greater than wealth or physical Palsgaard launches line of clean label emulsifiers for bakers Naturex offers shelf life boost for meat products Naturex, headquartered in Avignon, France, is offering a clean label solution for extending meat product shelf life. The company's new Xtrablend OA, composed of a blend of acerola standardized in ascorbic acid and onion standardized in polyphenols, 64 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® increases color stability by preventing color degradation in chilled products without impacting taste. The solution is also an antioxidant, which aids in maintaining meat products' appealing color and a low oxidation rate. To meet consumer demand for transparency and recognizable ingredients, Xtrablend OA may be labeled as "acerola powder and onion extract," allowing manufacturers to use the "no additives" claim. "As calls for transparency are growing louder, this friendly labeling and natural positioning is a critical point of differentiation from the competition," said Catherine Bayard, category manager at Naturex. "Xtrablend OA is a very effective tool to help food manufacturers meet consumer expectations for convenient and healthy products." Visit: May 17, 2016

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Food Business News - May 17, 2016
Dean Foods diversifying with Friendly’s acquisition
Nutrition point of reference
Dairy Business News - Hydrocolloids – It’s all about the gel
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Web Contents
Editorial - Investors view food production as ripe for disruption
F.D.A. adjusts course on ‘healthy’ labeling
Doug Gillespie to lead Harvest Hill Beverage Co.
Bunge launches non-G.M.O. corn product line
JAB to acquire Krispy Kreme for $1.35 billion
CAVU Venture Partners: Building and creating winners
Hain Celestial begins restructuring effort
Hain learns tough lesson with tea revamp
Pilgrim’s Pride to enter organic chicken category
Green Giant brings giant boost to B&G Foods
Cott making leadership changes in North America and U.K.
Market Insight - Where’s the sugar?
Ingredient Trends - Flavor innovation energizes sports nutrition category
Ingredient Innovations - Ancient grains rising in product development
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - U.S.D.A. issues unexpectedly bullish outlook for soybeans
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - May 17, 2016