Natural ingredients giant Naturex has confirmed the acquisition of specialised oat-based extracts Swedish Oat Fiber, as the company looks to accelerate the development of its speciality product portfolio.
Limagrain Céréales Ingrédients (LCI) has extended its fibre range with a new ultra-fine wheat bran ingredient that it says can improve structure, texture and nutrition in a broad range of food and beverages.
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.
Quaker Oats fully embraces the health and wellness message behind its hallmark ingredient - wholegrain oats - re-positioning all of its products under one umbrella for the first time in its 130 year history.
Fresh opportunities for food makers to tap into soaring heart
health market are opening up as FDA extends use of soluble
fibre health claim to include certain whole oat products previously
ineligible due to fat content.
US oat-based ingredients maker Nurture has seen its concentrated
oat bran OatVantage emerge for the first time in supplement form,
providing a convenient way to help lower cholesterol levels and
reduce heart disease risk, it claims.
A new test is being developed to allow oat and barley breeders to
detect high levels of beta-glucans, cell wall plant components
which have been shown to have reduce the risk of heart disease in