People staying at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are munching more on cookies, chips and other snacks. Fat and oil selection plays a role in how healthy those snacks are. Oil blends are one way to reduce the amount of saturated fat in...
The evolving concept of a clean label keeps snack and bakery formulators on their toes.
Choosing the optimal fat is key to developing a delicious doughnut. Options include shortenings that help keep the doughnut from drying out too quickly, improve the mouthfeel, and produce stable icings.
A new FDA qualified health claim states that oils high in oleic acid, such as high oleic soybean oil, may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease.
As the trade dispute with China accelerates, and a very good and slightly early 2018 soybean crop has become virtually assured, both soybeans and crude soybean oil futures…
To some extent, soybean oil is a residual commodity, secondary to soybean meal, in driving processing rates and influencing complex prices. Crush rates are driven primarily…
On April 4, 2018, soybean futures quotes suffered a highly volatile day upon China’s announcement of import tariffs on U.S. soybeans. Soybean futures dropped…
In late October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decided not to move forward with reducing the biomass-based diesel and advanced biofuel requirements…
Global approval will advance the growth of U.S.-grown high oleic soybeans, leading to an ample supply for the food industry.
The October 2017 update focused on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) notification of reducing the biomass-based diesel and on the advanced biofuel volume…
The latest projection released by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) promises a plentiful supply of soybeans through 2018 and projections show…
Food manufacturers can promote eligible soybean oil products as U.S. grown and now, heart healthy.
The Chinese Ministry of Agriculture recently granted approval for the import and food and feed use of Monsanto’s MON 87705 soybean, farmers will have access to this…
A new AHA Presidential Advisory reviews and examines the scientific evidence supporting this longstanding recommendation to decrease saturated fat intake, and increase polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat intake to…
While the mechanism behind the ability of soy protein to lower cholesterol levels in humans remains elusive, it has been observed that soyfoods can help to lower cholesterol levels by replacing…
High oleic soybean oil and shortening is now available to food companies.
High oleic soybean oils set to hit the marketplace in a big way.
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Today’s fats and oils ingredients
category continues to evolve. In recent years, the food industry
undertook a large reformulation effort after the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration in June 2015 announced that partially hydrogenated oils
(PHOs) would lose their generally recognized as safe (GRAS) status. With
a requirement to remove PHOs from the food supply by June 2018,
manufacturers of fats and oils worked with food developers and
foodservice operators to find the optimal alternatives to PHOs that
provided acceptable function and nutrition. All involved met the
Now food manufacturers are addressing
the needs of their health-focused consumers who want plant-based
products, such as vegan cheese and meat alternatives, or food products
that offer nutrient benefits that go beyond the standards, such as...continue reading at IFT.org.
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FDA Authorizes Qualified Health Claim for Oils High In Oleic Acid
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