The Power of Carrageenan
Carrageenan is used in multiple branches of food industry, for instance dairy products (butter, cream, ice-cream, yoghurt), meat products (pâté, cold cuts, sausages), bakery products, fruit products (jam, jelly, marmalade) and pet food. The reason for this is because of their gelling, thickening and stabilizing properties. They could be also used as a vegetarian and vegan substitute for gelatin in some products.
21 September 2021 Market trends
Facts you don't know about carrageenans
Did you know that carrageenans have been used in food for over 2000 years!? The first mention of the usage of seaweed as food was observed in China 600 years BC. Nevertheless, the first usage was described by the Irish, who used seaweed to produce milk puddings, while in the far east seaweeds were consumed as a salad or jelly.
17 September 2021 New soutions
Non-alcoholic but fun
In 2021, the spirit and variety known so far from the group of colourful drinks enter the segment of flavoured beers. There are many debuting and non-obvious flavours. As young people begin to treat low-alcohol and non-alcoholic beers as a natural and healthier substitute for sweet fizzy drinks, the choice of flavours becomes wider
7 September 2021 Market trends
In recent years, there has been a large increase in interest in healthy food. More and more people pay attention to the diet and ingredients of food products offered in stores. This had a very beneficial effect on society, mainly increasing consumer awareness. At store shelves, you can meet an increasing number of supporters of healthy eating, reading into product labels. More and more people consciously choose organic products and free from all types of "conditioners" - no stabilizers, no artificial dyes, no flavours, so you can say "chemical-free".
23 September 2021 News
Gluten free - What does it mean in 2022?
The number of people following a gluten-free diet increases every year. For some, it is a necessity related to food intolerance or celiac disease, for others, a belief in the harmfulness of gluten and following trends. Either way, eliminating gluten-containing products from your diet has many limitations and various consequences.
1 February 2022 Market trends