Fats & Oils

IOI Loders Croklaan, Unilever form global partnership

The partnership is designed to drive efficiencies and increase the capacity and quality of specialty oils and fats as well as commodity oils.


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Ingredient functionality for tortilla improvements

Diameter, shape, opacity and shelf stability are critical product-quality factors for tortilla manufacturers. But their ingredients count to help make these factors work. Feliciano “Sonny” Bejosano, of Allied Blending & Ingredients Inc., looks at ingredients typically used in tortilla formulations and how they impact finished products.


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Consumers are crazy for chips

Packaging enhancements, a twist on shapes and ingredients and many new flavor combinations continue to win over consumers. 


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May 2014: Ingredient Briefs

Ingredient briefs from various suppliers. Check it out!


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ABA responds to recent FDA efforts

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been on a roll lately. Its regulatory agenda is so full that advocates went to court to force timelines on the multitude of food-safety regulations required by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). 


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Cargill to market foodservice olive oil products

Cargill and Filippo Berio Olive Oil have reached agreement under which Cargill will be licensed to market a set of foodservice olive oil products under the Filippo Berio Culinary Selection brand. The deal includes five distinct olive oil products that meet the varying foodservice needs.


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Bunge names CFO, VP of grain for North America

Bunge North America promotes George Allard to vice president and chief financial officer and names Matt Gibson vice president and general manager of its grain operations.


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Bunge purchases Grupo Altex’s wheat milling business

St. Louis-based Bunge North America completes the previously announced purchase of the wheat milling business of Grupo Altex S.A. de C.V.


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The skinny on fats and oils

New formulations, changing government regulations and market volatility all come into play regarding the fats and oils market. Even though fat remains an important part of a healthy diet, some fats are better than others. Here’s a look at what’s happening in the category, from high-oleic soybean oil to trans-fat-free and enzymatically interesterified products that transform liquid oil into bakery shortening without creating any trans-fat.


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Health is on our minds

There is a lot of health news right now in the snack food and bakery industries. With the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issuing its long-expected draft regulation to practically eliminating trans-fat in food to its draft guidance to help growers, manufacturers and foodservice operators take steps to reduce levels of acrylamide in certain foods and so many other health issues, we find this month that our pages are filled with health issues.


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