Tag: Ingredients

Olam Food Ingredients heats up Spices portfolio with US$108.5 million acquisition of a leading US chile pepper business

Acquisition is on-trend to support rising consumer demand for Mexican flavors


Olam Food Ingredients (“OFI”), the new operating group created after the reorganization within Olam International Limited (“OIL”) earlier this year, is expanding its Spices portfolio (“Olam Spices”) to meet the rising demand for bold, authentic flavors with the acquisition of one of the world’s leading suppliers of premium green chiles, jalapeños and enchilada sauces.

OIL, through its subsidiary, Olam Americas, Inc. has agreed to acquire the US-based chile pepper business (“CPB”) of major maker of condiments and sauces, Mizkan America,

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2020 Holiday Cookies: All the ingredients you need to get baking

If you want to make all the holiday cookies on our 2020 list, here are all the ingredients you’ll need — organized by sections of the grocery store — starting with the baking aisle and ending on cold items.

Flours, starches and thickeners:
4 pounds all-purpose flour (for 13 ¾ cups)
3 pounds bread flour (for 9 cups)
½ cup whole-wheat flour
¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons masa harina
7 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
3 tablespoons ground flax meal

Leaveners and salts:
3 tablespoons plus 1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
2 tablespoons plus 1 ¾ teaspoons baking powder

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Spice It Up: What’s Hot in Seasoning Ingredients

Hot pot

Hot Pots, like this one featuring seasonings from Fuchs North America’s East Asian Creations Collection, have been growing in popularity among consumers. Photo courtesy of Fuchs North America

Global travel may be a shadow of its former self during the COVID-19 pandemic, but consumers are continuing to expand their culinary horizons by seeking out unexplored regional and national cuisines. The quest for spiciness and authenticity is leading to more regionally specific seasonings that add layers of flavor to traditional dishes from other parts of the world. And the desire to navigate new taste territories is inspiring innovative

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