IFF says it has acquired The Additive Advantage, a manufacturing and licensing firm focused on delivery systems of microencapsulation and active ingredients. Financial details of the deal, including purchase price, were not disclosed.
TAA’s customers are mainly in the food, beverage, pharma, animal health and cosmetics industries. The company’s proprietary technology allows for the “printing” of active ingredients onto consumer products in these areas.
By Vincent Valk
Source: Chemical Week
The government has published a list of around 30 fruits and vegetables that will be subject to the plastic packaging ban coming into effect on 1 January 2022. The list includes courgettes, aubergines and cucumbers, as well as apples, oranges and pears.
Kraft Heinz has detailed plans to release a circular PET tomato ketchup bottle by 2022 in its latest Environmental Social Governance report. The company has made progress towards its aim of using 100% recyclable, reusable or compostable packaging by 2025.
The drinks category is brimming with trend-driven launches including flavorful, energizing and better-for-you beverages. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks to disruptive fizzy beverage brands, whose offerings include a classic cola recipe reimagined with a clean label twist, as well as AI-generated flavor synergies.