Novozymes has again been listed among the world’s top companies for climate action, but does its top spot on another scorecard really reflect a significant improvement in its carbon emissions, or is it merely a marketing tool?
The use of supercritical carbon dioxide for the extraction of omega-3 oils could boost quality by removing heavy metal contaminants and reducing oxidation during processing, according to a team of Spanish researchers.
Dry extraction with supercritical carbon dioxide can enhance the separation of oat beta-glucan, starch and protein in distinct fractions, meaning a higher quality final product, according to new research.
Magnolia bark extract could be used in chewing gum and mint confectionery and is unlikely to pose any risk to consumers at the use level specified by the manufacturer, according to the draft opinion of the UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes...
You can try your best to avoid it, but when it comes to measuring carbon footprint, almost everything we do these days, either as a business or individuals, is likely to have a negative impact on the environment.
Sustainable growth is proving to be a key concern for all players in the food supply chain, with a report this week from Danisco on its waste and energy saving initiatives and a US dairy industry-wide action plan on carbon emissions.
Arla Foods say it will aim to cut 25 per cent of its current green
house gas (GHG) emissions from its entire production and
distribution cycle by 2020, in line with revised global targets on
industrial carbon dioxide (CO2) output.
As consumer demand for exotic superfruits increases, so will the
impact of transport on the environment. But as policy makers and
green campaigners devise more ways of monitoring greenhouse gases,
who will win the environmental tug...
A leading organic dairy processor in the US has announced a new
research initiative for reducing its carbon footprint, as part of a
new funding program designed to improve efficiency in sustainable
As Christmas draws closer, spare a thought for… the environment.
Researchers from the UK have calculated that the carbon footprint
of all the Christmas dinners eaten in the UK this year will be the
same as driving around the world...
Researchers from Taiwan are eying a combination of gelatin and
poly(-glutamic acid) (-PGA) for the encapsulation of lycopene from
tomato pulp waste, offering alternatives for the ingredient
increasingly in the consumer's eye.
Natural astaxanthin is about to join the ingredients jostling for
formulators' attention in the eye care market, as Valensa
International's new dietary ingredient notification (NDI) for
Zanthin is approved by the FDA, reports...
The annual US Biotechnology Industry Association event started this
weekend in San Francisco with the usual showcase of new
biopharmaceuticals and other technologies. But aside from supplying
the drugs of the future, the biotechnology...
Sabinsa, the producer of botanical extracts, has completed the
construction of a new supercritical CO2 extraction facility at
Bangalore, India. The plant belongs to Sabinsa's SAMI Labs