Articles of Interest

May 7, 2019  |  by Gil Bakal, Managing Director, A&B Ingredients  |  Source:

Data released by the Plant-Based Foods Association and The Good Food Institute reveals U.S. retail sales of plant-based foods have grown 11% to a hefty $4.5 billion! Plant-based meats alone are now worth more than $800 million over the past year. There is no doubt that plant-based foods are booming as consumers demand greater varieties of vegetarian and vegan alternatives. A&B Ingredients’ full range of natural highly functional ingredients provides formulators with innovative solutions to help overcome ... Read more →

June 26, 2017  |  by Mohammad Sadekuzzaman, Sungdae Yang,Hyung-Suk Kim, Md. Furkanur Rahaman Mizan & Sang-Do Ha   |  Source: The International Journal of Food Science and Technology 2017

The International Journal of Food Science and Technology 2017, has issued a new paper by Mohammad Sadekuzzaman,1,2 Sungdae Yang, 1 Hyung-Suk Kim, 1 Md. Furkanur Rahaman Mizan 1 & Sang-Do Ha 1* 1 School of Food Science and Technology, Chung-Ang University, 72-1 Nae-Ri, Daedeok- myeoun, Anseong-si, Gyeounggi-do 456-756, South Korea 2 Department of Livestock Services, Dhaka, People’s Republic of Bangladesh (Received 16 January 2017; Accepted in revised form 12 April 2017) The following is a summary of the paper.  To read the full content of the study visit: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/wol1/doi/10.1111/ijfs.13484/full ... Read more →

May 25, 2017  |  by Gil Bakal, Managing Director, A&B Ingredients and Alex Diaz, Export Manager, Vedeqsa  |  Source: Food Quality & Safety

As more and more food products are produced on a large industrial scale and distributed over extensive geographic areas, the concerns regarding quality and food safety throughout the shelf life of the product have become more and more critical. Effective control of bacterial growth is a constant concern due to the risk of spoilage and food-borne disease. The federal government continually estimates that 76 million cases of food-borne illnesses occur each year in the U.S. alone, resulting in 300,000 hospitalizations ... Read more →