The Future Consumer Demands Traceability and Sustainability

According to an analyst from Leatherhead, the future will see a more sceptical consumer who demands greater traceability and sustainability. The article explains that food manufacturers will be under even more pressure to ensure a sustainable food chain. At KaTech, … Continue reading

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Study Backs Whey Protein for Fat and Starch Replacement

At KaTech we use whey protein in a number of solutions for various different reasons, such as thickening. This article published on www.foodnavigator.com discusses new research which suggests that whey protein can also be used as a substitute for fat and starch … Continue reading

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Current EU Approved Additives

At KaTech we keep up to date with the changes in national and international Policies and Standards. The Food Standards Agency recently released guidance and advice on the current EU approved additives and their E numbers. These include: Colourings Preservatives … Continue reading

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Could Fracking Increase Guar Gum Demand

Another interesting article discussing the increased demand over the last few years for guar gum due to fracking. This has now resulted in an abundant supply of the crop and a drop in price per kilo. Guar gum is derived from guar bean … Continue reading

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Food Navigator Article on Healthy Origin of Stabilisers

This article on www.foodnavigator.com is really interesting in terms of the aspects of the Stabilisers that many of us have known for a long time.  That is, the vast majority of Hydrocolloids and the wider field of Stabilisers are natural in … Continue reading

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