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Deciphering numbers and names on ingredient lists can be tricky and may deter some consumers from buying certain products. But how do you know if they are bad for you?

Saturated fats contribute to a creamy and smooth texture in ice cream, but unfortunately it also contributes to cardiovascular disease. With the aid of the right combination of emulsifiers and stabilizers, however, manufacturers can produce healthier ice creams.

The FIE 2017 events in Asia and Germany were packed with them, and they’re here to stay: Plant-based ingredients and formulations are one of the hottest trends in the food industry. And sustainably sourced and produced emulsifiers are perfectly positioned to support plant-based success stories.

An interview with Professor Michael Hauschild, Department of Management Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

 

 

In emulsifiers and various other food products,  palm oil is a valuable ingredient. At the same time palm oil is debated  in terms of its environmental and social impact.

 

 

 

Within a week of its launch Emulsifiers for Good has received its first request for more information about emulsifiers. The reader wanted to know about the emulsifier known as E473...

 

During the last days, the recent ”Re-evaluation of mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids (E471) as food additives” conducted by an EFSA panel has attracted attention also in food magazines and websites

Food safety is not a subject that should be taken lightly. Research in this area is important when it comes to recommending safe limits but it’s just the tip of the iceberg.

 

We all enjoy the occasional piece of cake or chocolate. Emulsifiers play a big role in reducing and removing trans fats, but how can this be achieved without compromising on taste and quality?

There’s currently no official or widely accepted definition of a ‘sustainable emulsifier’. And, in fact, there may never be one. 

 

 

Should your voice be heard?

Emulsifiers for Good is an open, free forum. So if you’ve got expertise in the field to share, and you accept that this isn’t the place to promote specific product brands or companies, we’re keen to hear your perspective, too!