Whether you understand the technology or (like most people) not, blockchain has become a hot topic in the food industry. But what implications will this new ‘trust-enabling’ technology have for the food supply chain? And where might it be particularly applicable to sustainable emulsifier sourcing, production and distribution?
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Re-thinking sustainability: the case for sustainable nutrition
Sustainability is key to fixing a broken food system. But its scope should go beyond environmental issues and include the economic sustainability and nutritional outcomes of the food we produce.
Emulsipedia entry: Emulsifier usage in spray drying
Emulsifiers are used in various products to make them shelf stable from food to cosmetics, but how do you make those products and what process is usually involved? Spray drying is one possible unit operation where emulsifiers are constantly being used.
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Why a palm oil ban is not the answer
Greater collaboration necessary to keep palm oil, the world’s most efficient and sustainable vegetable oil crop, in the global supply chain.
When anti-corruption joins the party
Compared to other corporate sustainability activities, anti-corruption may not be the sexiest of topics to discuss at a dinner with friends, but it's good for business - in more ways than one.
Sustainable emulsifiers answer WHO call for trans fat ban
Removing trans fats from processed foods may be good for consumer health, but it makes life more challenging for food manufacturers - especially if you're a margarine producer. Here's how emulsifiers can help.
Why banning palm oil based on its palmitic acid content is a bad idea. A nutritional point of view
Calling for a ban on palm oil based on palmitic acid research is meaningless and may prove counterproductive to our health. Here's why.
Sustainability increasingly top of mind for consumers
Mindful choices are driving more of consumer purchasing – and that’s good news for sustainably sourced and produced emulsifiers.
Emulsipedia entry: Polyglycerol Esters explained
Learn the facts behind the highly versatile emulsifier known as PGE (E475) and discover its effects in cakes, margarines and non-food applications such as plastics and cosmetics.