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Meeting global challenges

Mindful choices are driving more of consumer purchasing – and that’s good news for sustainably sourced and produced emulsifiers.

“SDG Accelerator” is the name of a new UNDP programme designed to speed up the achievement of its 17 global sustainability goals – and emulsifier technology may have a role to play in this promising initiative. 

 

An insider perspective on agricultural crops and their evolution over the years, focusing on emulsifier production – and revealing the impact of global trends and other factors, even where seemingly unrelated.

There’s renewed concern as to whether the clean label trend might influence consumers to reject processed foods without a strong scientific basis for doing so. 

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.

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.

 

 

 

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. 

 

 

Today, a low-fat or light margarine spread is likely to have 40% fat content, and they’re a popular choice for health-conscious consumers compared with their higher-fat predecessors. But what if you could take the fat content down even further to 10%? Here's how

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