2023 Speaker Insights: Everything You Need to Know About Precision Fermentation

Precision fermentation has emerged as an additional source of protein that could underpin the growth of a sustainable bioeconomy in Australia. CSIRO explains that precision fermentation uses the same fundamental principles of fermentation that has a long and safe history in supplementing and diversifying our foods.  Principal Scientist from CSIRO, Joe Liu spoke in detail […]

Food waste reduction driving demand for better shelf life

Oct 11, 2023 Ingredients

This openness to change is being driven by conscious consumers’ with a desire to act on food waste – 98% of those surveyed were actively trying to minimise food waste, triggered by various factors including environmental considerations, mindfulness of world hunger and in the current economic climate, financial concerns. Among consumers surveyed in Thailand, 52% […]

Kerry brings beverages to life with exciting and delicious concepts

Jun 28, 2023 Ingredients

Article by Kerry The global beverage market has a projected growth of 3.5% CAGR, going from US$1.56 trillion in 2021 to US$1.99 trillion in 2028, according to a Research and Markets report. The potential is strong but these days, consumers are looking for more than just beverages that can quench their thirst. To stand out […]

Delivering Creative Ingredients Solutions through Innovation

Jun 21, 2023 Ingredients

It’s been 8 months since Hawkins Watts moved into their spacious new premises in Mulgrave, Victoria. New state-of-the art laboratories take pride of place, boasting equipment to make many an innovation technologist envious. The laboratories are equipped with cutting-edge technical equipment, including a UV-vis spectrophotometer, 3-1 combi oven, 2 stage homogenisers, water activity measurement capabilities, […]

Future-proof natural ingredients with added functionality

Jun 8, 2023 Ingredients

Today, sustainability is uppermost in people’s minds and plays a key role in consumer purchasing decisions. It therefore goes without saying that the food industry must prove itself capable of making the right decisions when it comes to safeguarding precious, natural resources such as water, soil and the very air that we breathe. As a […]

Clean, sweet and natural: Monk fruit’s modern appeal

Apr 1, 2020 Ingredients

Originally used by monks in the 13th century, monk fruit has come a long way from its humble origins as a small green gourd growing in the Guilin mountains of China. Dried whole, the fruit was traditionally used as a sweetener and in traditional Chinese medicine, but for centuries was considered notoriously difficult to cultivate. […]

Behind the Scenes with Australia’s Top Importer of Innovative Vegan Ingredients

Mar 31, 2020 Ingredients

Smit Zaveri has been a vegetarian since childhood. A few years ago, he decided he wanted to eliminate animal products from his diet entirely.  “When I tried to look for vegan ingredients and supplements in Australia, I wasn’t finding a lot of options, and those that were available were very expensive,” he says. At the […]

Specialty Ingredients Targeted to Food Trends

Jul 10, 2017 Ingredients

Hawkins Watts represent many of the world’s leading food ingredient companies with a broad product portfolio of specialty ingredients. Their team of product developers include multi-disciplined expertise, that are deep and broad, including food application technologists, chefs, regulatory experts, process- and commercialisation specialists.  Hawkins Watts partner with their customers throughout the development process, providing the […]

Low Sodium Alternative to Sodium Bicarbonate

Jul 5, 2017 Ingredients

Australian manufacturers looking to reduce the sodium content of their baked goods now have an alternative to Sodium Bicarbonate. KUDOS™ Potassium Bicarbonate can achieve up to a 50% reduction in sodium content without changing the appearance, taste or quality of products. Developed specifically for the bakery industry, KUDOS™ Potassium Bicarbonate can be used as an […]

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