News / October 21, 2016

Utz Quality Foods, Metropoulos Form Strategic Partnership

Utz Quality Foods LLC, the largest independent salty snack company in the United States, and Metropoulos & Co., an investment firm specializing in iconic American brands and assets, have formed a strategic partnership. Metropoulos & Co. is known for its past work with Hostess Brands, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Ghirardelli Chocolates, Bumble Bee Foods, Vlasic Pickles, Chef Boyardee and Perrier-Jouet/Mumm, among others.

News / October 19, 2016

Metal Detectable Polymer Bearings from EDT Enhance Food Safety

EDT Corp has introduced the first-ever detectable Poly-Round® bearings. When made of  EDT's 'ON'  metal detectable, x-ray detectable and optically detectable blue polymer, food safety of edible products is further enhanced. Metal detectable Poly-Round® bearings are beneficial in applications directly over or near food product zones.

News / October 19, 2016

CurcuWIN Highly Bioavailable Curcumin Obtains Self-Affirmed GRAS

OmniActive's highly bioavailable curcumin, CurcuWIN, has received Self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) notification by an expert panel who evaluated the ingredient in accordance with stringent US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) safety criteria.

News / October 18, 2016

Five New Companies Added to CRN's Membership Roster

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) welcomed the addition of five new member companies to its membership roster. These companies include: Voting Members-ChromaDex, Mazza Innovation Ltd., New Avon LLC, Tishcon Corp.; and Associate Member-Smidt Labs LLC.

News / October 18, 2016

Didion Golf Outing Raises Nearly $32,000

After all proceeds from sponsorships, raffle items, mulligan sales, and other contributions were tallied, Didion’s 10th Annual Golf Outing raised $31,734 for Cambria’s Old Mill Foundation.

News / October 17, 2016

Corbion Receives New Patent Grant for Vinegar Powder

Corbion has been granted a European patent for its unique vinegar powder. This patented technology covers a composition and process for producing the powdered vinegar, and use of it as a preservative in meat and other food and beverages.

News / October 17, 2016

Symrise Nominated as Germany’s Most Sustainable Large Corporation 2016

Symrise has been nominated for the 2016 German Sustainability Award that recognized the company for the sophisticated sustainability management of its supply chain and within its own company. Since 2014 Symrise has been reporting according to the strict standards of the internationally recognized Global Reporting Initiative (GRI G4); in particular, it focuses on preserving biodiversity and ecosystems so as to be able to sustainably use bio-based raw materials, energy, soil and water in the future.

News / October 14, 2016

BIO-CAT Names Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Mark G. Walin, a former Abbott and Perrigo executive, has joined BIO-CAT, a biotech growth company corporately based in central Virginia. Walin is joining BIO-CAT and BIO-CAT Microbials as the vice president of sales and marketing for both companies.

News / October 13, 2016

Research Shows GanedenBC30 Probiotics Improve Digestion of Plant Proteins

New research confirms that GanedenBC30® increases digestibility for pea, rice and soy proteins. The findings are being released less than two months after Ganeden’s 24th study was published, confirming that the patented and science-backed strain enhances the body’s utilization of animal-based protein and helps with muscle recovery.

News / October 13, 2016

SternMaid America, SupplySide West Review

Contract manufacturer SternMaid America showcased its competence in the blending of functional ingredients and dietary supplements at SupplySide West.

News / October 13, 2016

ADM Adds to Specialty Pasta Capabilities with Purchase of Caterina Foods

Archer Daniels Midland Company has purchased the assets of Caterina Foods, a leading producer of gluten-free and high-protein pastas in a variety of shapes and sizes from flours made from corn, lentils, peas, rice, quinoa and many other grains and legumes. The toll producer for Harvest Innovations will further enhance ADM’s capabilities in the gluten-free and high-protein specialty pasta market.

News / October 13, 2016

OmniActive Takes Action to Protect Customers and Market

OmniActive has responded to a press release issued by Kemin Industries about a legal action filed with the International Trade Commission (ITC), noting that Kemin's suit is in response to OmniActive's own declaratory judgement suit filed against Kemin in August 2016. The legal actions relate to certain patents and claims around blue light and macular carotenoids.