E171 Titanium dioxide – suitable alternatives

Due to possible cancer risks, the additive E171 titanium dioxide contained in numerous foods is no longer considered safe. This is the assessment of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) in a study published in May 2021. The food industry is now challenged and on the intensive search for suitable alternative products.

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Food Coloring – for colorful food & drinks

Our manufacturing partner ROHA (www.roha.com) already decided to make the world more colorful when the company was founded in 1972. Dank den hohen Qualitätsstandards überzeugt ROHA die Kunden weltweit mit einem breiten Portfolio an färbenden Lebensmittelzutaten, Lebensmittelfarben und Pigmenten für die Kosmetik- / Pharmaindustrie.

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The way to the ideal fibre enrichment

The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a daily intake of dietary fibre of 30 g. However, in most European countries, the average intake is below this recommended amount. Fibre fortification of everyday foods represents an opportunity to help consumers close this fibre gap. After all, the easiest way to achieve a balanced and healthy diet is to maintain consumers’ dietary habits. Dietary fibre is divided into three distinct groups – insoluble, soluble and combined.

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New Foods – Discover the variety from ROHA

Our new manufacturing partner ROHA had its beginnings in the district of Roha in Maharashtra, India. At the beginning of its business activities, the focus was on the production of synthetic colors. From the very beginning, ROHA put its customers at the center of its actions, which shaped the way the group of companies developed. Recognizing new trends, the company “New Foods”- (www.roha.com/new-foods) from Italy was added to the portfolio as early as 1974. New Foods is known worldwide for its wide range of high quality natural dehydrated ingredients and natural enhancers for the food and beverage industry.

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inaveaTM – sustainable acacia fibres

As the world market leader for gum acacia, our partner Nexira (www.nexira.com) is aware of its environmental responsibility and leads by example. In 2020, Nexira launched the first premium brand for organic and sustainable acacia fibres under the brand name inaveaTM PURE ACACIA.

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Our information tool for plant extracts

There are many suppliers of plant extracts, fruit- and vegetable powders The agony of choice makes it difficult to find the right qualities and suppliers. To make life easier for our customers and to support them in product development, we launched our information tool www.pflanzenextrakte.ch in summer 2020.

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Sugar reduction in baked goods

When it comes to baked goods, consumers attach great importance to “healthy” products with the lowest possible sugar content. The challenge of developing sugar-reduced recipes without sacrificing taste is great. The highly functional acacia fibres make sugar reduction in baked goods possible and have a positive influence on the nutriscore of the products.

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Protein enrichment of your products

If you haven’t heard about the protein trend in food yet, you’ll hear from us now at the latest. Proteins play an increasingly important role and not only for athletes. No, most consumers, even the more leisurely among us, have understood that protein is just as important to our daily lives as drinking enough water. In combination with the increasing enthusiasm for plant-based foods, plant-based proteins are also increasingly in the spotlight. We at Falcone Specialities understand this and are always expanding our portfolio of plant-based protein powders.

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