May 13, 2021  |  by

The European Food Safety Authority, otherwise known as EFSA, recently declared that the commonly known food additive, Titanium Dioxide (E171), can no longer be regarded as safe when used as a food additive. After reviewing all available scientific studies and data, the EFSA Panel on ... Read more →

December 14, 2017  |  by Gil Bakal, Managing Director, A&B Ingredients

For the longest time, we’ve been told there are four basic tastes — sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. Well, now we learn that isn’t quite true.  There are actually five.  That fifth taste is umami. Not sweet, sour, bitter, or salty, umami is savory.  While ... Read more →

September 06, 2017  |  by Gil Bakal, Managing Director, A&B Ingredients

One of the extremely viable plant-based protein sources comes from yellow peas. Far more sustainable than animal-based protein, pea protein easily allows for the formulation of high-quality protein-enriched foods. And today, food manufacturers are looking more to the benefits of using pea protein in their ... Read more →