• Feb21, 2017 6649 Views

    Food additives seem to become ineffable for some people who focus on food safety. Although the expert has made it clear that food additives do no harm to human bodies, some people are still feel worried. The position of food additives is getting awkward with food safety problems reported by parts of the media. There are some food labeled with so called “additives-free” or “preservatives-free” on the market in order to gain people’s attention, is it really made without any food additives? The expert says that the marketing promotion of “food additives-free” has the suspect of misleading customers, because food additives must be used more or less during the process of…

  • Jan05, 2017 3913 Views

    Acidulants are one of the major food additives used in Food & Beverages industry and are one of the fastest growing segments. The main function of the Acidulants is to stabilize the Ph. level the food product and preserve the product shelf life. Apart from this, they function as gelling agents, as flavor enhancers in confectionary products and improve the taste in beverages. The global Acidulants market is projected to reach USD 6.5 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of 7.6%. The Mexico market is estimated to reach USD ~ million by 2022 with a CAGR of ~%. The…

  • Dec30, 2016 3264 Views

    Ammonium persulfate (APS), a white crystalline solid is the inorganic compound with the formula (NH4)2S2O8. It is highly soluble in water, much more so than the related potassium salt. It is a strong oxidizing agent that is used as a bleaching agent and as a food preservative, also acts as a polymerization initiator in polymer chemistry, as an etchant and cleaner in the manufacture of printed circuit boards, as a booster in hair bleaching formulations in cosmetics and as a polymerization initiator, in soil stabilization and as a gel breaker in enhanced oil recovery systems. Ammonium persulfate is relatively easy…

  • Dec09, 2016 6806 Views

    Sucralose is white powder and can dissolve easily in water, ethanol and methanol. It is about 600 times as sweet as sugar and tastes like sugar. Sucralose will not be regarded as a carbohydrate by the body. It has extremely low chances of absorption by the body. Therefore, sucralose does not provide any energy and is also suitable for people with diabetes to eat. After a safety assessment, Health Canada’s Food Directorate consider sucralose as a sweetener food additive for supplemental soup has no food safety risk. It is already permitted for use in Canada as a sweetener in a…

  • Dec06, 2016 3120 Views

    Lactic acid is naturally present in many foodstuffs. In its solid state, it is white and water-soluble. In its liquid state, it is clear. It is produced both naturally and synthetically. It is formed by natural fermentation in products such as cheese, yogurt, soy sauce, sourdough, meat products and pickled vegetables. Lactic acid is also used in a wide range of food applications such as bakery products, beverages, meat products, confectionery, dairy products, salads, dressings, ready meals, etc. Lactic acid in food products usually serves as either as a pH regulator or as a preservative. It is also used as…

  • Dec02, 2016 2998 Views

    Americans trying to avoid cancer-causing substances in foods would benefit most from eating fewer calories and fats and more fruits and vegetables, a prestigious scientific panel concluded in a report issued yesterday. The panel suggested that people should worry far less about the risk of cancer from pesticide residues and food additives. In a finding that is sure to appeal to anyone tired of washing vegetables in detergent to remove pesticides, a 20-member panel of the National Research Council, an arm of the National Academy of Sciences, confirmed that there were many natural and synthetic cancer-causing chemicals in foods, but…

  • Nov24, 2016 7947 Views

    [caption id="attachment_600" align="alignnone" width="984"] A restaurant receipt showing a sugar tax being charged[/caption] The number of US cities experimenting with a tax on sugary drinks is growing after three states in California and one in Colorado have voted to pass a levy as part of a public health drive and growing anti-sugary soda movement. Legislating for a sugar tax continues to resonate around the world as Albany, Boulder, Oakland and San Francisco are the latest areas to support a tax. Boulder recently voted to approve ballot measure 2H and impose a two-cent per ounce excise tax on distributors of soda…

  • Nov23, 2016 9451 Views

    [caption id="attachment_590" align="alignnone" width="973"] Glass of cola on top of sugar cube pile.[/caption] An investigation into the sugar content in some carbonated sugar-sweetened drinks has found “alarmingly high” levels with large variations between different flavors as well as within the same flavor group with a gap of 12 teaspoons in certain cases. The findings – published in the BMJ yesterday – come out as the global soft drinks industry is going through a prolonged period of reformulation innovating low and no-sugar options, and the UK is preparing to introduce sugar tax on soft drinks in 2018 as part of a…

  • Nov18, 2016 1850 Views

    The global population is growing at a rate of 1.14% and the increasing calorie intake per capita is leading to substantial increase in the global food production. Growing urbanization and changing lifestyles are driving demand for convenience and packaged foods. In the processed and packaged foods, ensuring food safety and quality; from transportation to storage throughout farm to fork value chain is a major concern. To meet this demand, food additives are used. Food additives which are used to enhance the taste, color, texture of food, same time maintaining the freshness and nutritional content. Mexico accounts for ~% share in…

  • Nov16, 2016 7465 Views

    A Glimpse of Global Phosphoric Acid Market Phosphoric acid (H3PO4) is the leading inorganic acid produced and consumed in terms of production value and it is the second largest in terms of volume – after sulfuric acid. The most important application of phosphoric acid is in the manufacture of phosphate chemicals consumed primarily as carriers of phosphorus values in fertilizers. The second important use of phosphoric acid is in the production of animal feeds. Phosphoric acid is also used in the manufacture of phosphate chemicals for use in water treatment and detergent builders, dentifrices, fire control chemicals, and food additives.…