Not all nuts are the same, even if it sounds that way at first glance. In botany, only a dry plant fruit that falls off as a whole with the help of a separating tissue is a nut – for example, the hazelnut. Although partially botanically incorrect, there are, however, very many nuts in our linguistic usage: Cashews, peanuts, pistachios, macadamias, almonds, pecans, walnuts, etc. Just as wide as the nut selection is, you can also process them differently in terms of taste.Continue reading “Organic Coating agent with sustainability claim”
It is hard to imagine Switzerland without chocolate, and fortunately, we do not have to.
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Exactly the opposite is the case, chocolate can be found in a wide variety of products and the variations are more diverse and creative than ever. Whether combined with salt and chili or with fruit – there is a lot to discover at the market!
When you think of muesli, you almost automatically think of breakfast. Can a hearty muesli make the perfect start to the day? Yes it can! But not only, because a fresh muesli with delicious fruit pieces and e.g. a good portion of protein can be enjoyed just as well in between. Whenever a ravenous appetite comes over you can reach for a muesli, and if it’s fruity and varied, you’ll be even more inclined to reach for it.Continue reading “Fruity options for your cereals”
“There are mushrooms everywhere…” – not only the famous Swiss singer Peach Weber stated this, but also our partner ROHA recognized more than 40 years ago that mushrooms can be used in many ways and, contrary to Peach Weber’s opinion, are extremely popular!Continue reading “Dried mushrooms – wild & cultivated varieties”
Our partner ROHA (www.roha.com) has been providing innovative and sustainable products for decades, offering a wide range of possibilities in the food and beverage industry.
Especially in food coloring, it is important to provide clean solutions that can be applied to the entire category of ready-to-eat foods without concern. ROHA’s scientists have years of in-depth expertise, which is based on the latest trends and guidelines. This enables them to produce high-quality color products that can meet a wide range of challenges.
Who knows the shining children’s eyes when entering a colorful candy store? Color is, even for adults, the most important feature of confectionery. For producers, it is always a challenge to find suitable color shades for confectionery to attract the attention of consumers. In addition to the difficulty of formulating a bright and stable shade, the combination of color and flavours is also challenging.Continue reading “Clean-Label Colors for confectionery”
Germany, 19th century. – …once upon a time, a chemist by the name of Justus Liebig (1803 – 1873) had the grandiose idea of extracting beef and giving the sickening cholera-stricken daughter of a colleague the extract as a fortifying diet. The young girl recovered, and the positive effect of the meat extract received more and more attention. Soon after, the beef surplus was used in Uruguay and Argentina and the beef extract was able to conquer the world.Continue reading “Beef extract in powder form for your tasty dry recipes”
Surely you have heard from “carmine”. Its use dates to the time when Europeans visited America in the 15th century and the Aztecs introduced them to cochineal extract. At that time, the red dye extracted from cochineal insects was used for dyeing fabrics. From this first application in textiles developed, among others, the food color E120 carmine, which reached worldwide fame.Continue reading “Substitute for carmine – a little less crazy red food coloring”
Our current pandemic situation has brought many changes and many times the circumstances seem to have a negative aftertaste. But there are also exciting positive changes in our society.Continue reading “Acerola extract for colour stability in meat”
The history of acacia fibre goes back a long way, is sustainably sourced in Africa by our partner Nexira (https://www.nexira.com/commitments/sustainable-sourcing/) and is used in all sorts of products. Our focus today is on the application of acacia fibre in the healthy snack option for on-the-go – the muesli bar!Continue reading “Discover the acacia fibre in the muesli bar”