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Univar Solutions and Meurens Natural Forge Strategic Alliance to Boost Sustainable Food Solutions in Europe

Univar Solutions B.V., a subsidiary of Univar Solutions LLC, has forged an exclusive partnership with Meurens Natural, a leading provider of organic and natural cereal extracts, to serve markets in Poland and Italy. The strategic alliance will incorporate Meurens Natural’s Sipal® and Natu® ranges into Univar Solutions’ portfolio, enhancing Univar Solutions’ offerings of clean-label and organic ingredients in alignment with the growing European demand for sustainable food solutions. Foodology by Univar Solutions is an innovative food and ingredients partner, helping food brands of all sizes tackle product development challenges with its network of solution centers and test kitchens, culinary experts and in-house scientists. These specialists are able to refresh and develop formulas and will provide additional technical and culinary support for Meurens Natural ingredients, ensuring …



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Health Advantages of Oats: A Nutrient-Packed Superfood

Oats, scientifically known as Avena sativa, have been a staple food for centuries, and they continue to gain popularity in modern diets due to their outstanding health benefits. From breakfast bowls to snacks and baked goods, oats and oat-based food ingredients are versatile and satisfying. Beyond their delicious taste and convenience, they offer a plethora of nutrients that promote overall health and well-being. Let’s delve into the numerous health advantages of oats and explore how incorporating them into your daily diet can enhance your physical and mental wellness. Nutritional Profile Oats boast an impressive nutritional profile, making them a superfood worth incorporating into any diet. Oats are a good source of complex carbohydrates and protein. Oats typically contain 60% carbohydrates, 11-15% of protein, 5-9% of …


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Meurens Natural’s Sustainable Innovations: Sugar-free Oat Drinks

In recent years, a notable trend has emerged in the beverage industry— the rise of sugar-free and no-added sugar plant-based drinks. Awareness about the negative effects of excessive sugar consumption, such as obesity, diabetes, and other chronic diseases, has prompted individuals to seek healthier beverage options. As health-conscious consumers increasingly seek healthier alternatives to traditional sugary beverages, and as environmental concerns become more prominent, the demand for plant-based drinks has skyrocketed. The “no added sugar” claim is a significant aspect of food labelling that holds immense importance. This claim signifies that a product does not have additional sugars added during formulation or manufacturing. Innovation is key at Meurens Natural and has played a vital role in the development of our oat bases that can be …


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Meurens Natural’s Sustainable Innovations in Potato-Maize Extracts: Time for a Fresh Starch!

Potatoes have been around for thousands of years and find themselves in a plethora of food recipes. Most of us go about our day not giving this vegetable too much thought, yet the mighty potato is quite a remarkable root vegetable. Here’s why: Potatoes can basically grow anywhere Potatoes are a cool-weather type of crop that typically thrives in the more northern parts of the world. However, they can also be grown as winter crops in warmer environments. Potatoes can also be grown at higher altitudes and are pretty resistant to harsh growing conditions. They can even tolerate light frost. According to the FAO (FAOSTAT, 2021), 376 million tons of potatoes were produced globally. The top ten producing countries are: The top ten European countries …