Symrise AG, a global supplier of fragrances, flavorings and ingredients, has joined nearly 200 forward-thinking companies as the newest member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
IOI Loders Croklaan, the leading producer of sustain-able oils and fats for the food manufacturing industry, is strengthening its leadership team with new COO Holger Riemensperger and Pedro Leal as Sales Director Europe.
The “Cocoa-Chain” project “Quality improved Cocoa and Cocoa-based Products with Flavour Profiles on Demand – From Farm to Chocolate Bar” is researching flavour in Germany and Peru. Geisenheim University’s Dr. Christian von Wallbrunn, a scientist at the Institute for Microbiology and Biochemistry, is investigating the microbiological characterisation of cocoa fermentation and the development of a fermentation starter for testing.
More and more consumers are turning to healthy, low-sugar diets, so many food product manufacturers are searching for possibilities to reduce the sugar content in their products. To accommodate this trend the Hamburg-based ingredients specialist Bolasco has joined with its brand partner Ocean Spray to introduce low-sugar dried cranberries onto the market.