Press Releases

April 18, 2016

Fairfield, NJ, April 19, 2016 – Scientists at Mississippi State University (MSU) recently determined that “after test tube sampling of Lauric Arginate, as well as coating the outside of raw chicken, it was ‘very effective at destroying the bacteria.’” MSU researchers studied the use of Lauric Arginate as a preservative to assist in fighting pathogens that cause foodborne illness in poultry products within processing plants. According to MSU, “MSU researchers the study reports that after seven days researchers had achieved ... Read more →

January 28, 2016

Fairfield, NJ, January 28, 2016 – According to the India-based MarketsandMarkets by 2020 the pea protein market is projected to reach $34.8 million globally.  They project pea proteins will also experience a global annual growth rate of 8.8% from 2015 to 2020. Gil Bakal, A&B Ingredients Managing Director, is not surprised noting that the U.S. should see an equally significant increase in the use of pea proteins as consumers seek more natural, clean label products in the foods they purchase.  ... Read more →

November 4, 2015

Fairfield, NJ, November 4, 2015 – Responding to the latest American Meats, Omaha, NB, recall of over 167,000 pounds of ground beef due to possible E. coli, A&B Ingredients’ Gil Bakal once again stressed the need for food manufacturers to take greater steps to reduce the risk of foodborne illnesses. According to the recent USDA press release (Nov.1, 2015), the problem was discovered on Oct. 30 when a sample tested positive for the bacteria. So far, there have been ... Read more →