Food

Overview

As the world population continues to grow, both consumers and suppliers are seeking more cost-effective, healthy, sustainable, and convenient food solutions. The latest food trends include alternative protein products (meat, cheese, and others), waste-free food, and ingredients that are produced in a sustainable way with a low environmental footprint. ICL is a leading global manufacturer of food additives, and solutions for the food industry, including prolonging shelf life, minimizing food waste, and more. ICL's products are being incorporated in the latest Food-Tech solutions and are helping create a positive impact on the increasingly evolving food industry.

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News

26 May 2024

The Role of Potash in Sustainable Agriculture and Advancing Food Security

Potash fertilizer, a key source of potassium, stands as a cornerstone of modern agriculture, playing a critical role in enhancing crop growth, improving yield quality, and advancing global food security. As an essential macronutrient, potassium ensures the efficient transportation of water, nutrients, and carbohydrates Read More >
The Role of Potash in Sustainable Agriculture and Advancing Food Security
15 May 2024

The Basics of Coated Fertilizer Technology

In an era where sustainable farming practices are more crucial than ever, growers and agronomists struggle with the dual objective of maximizing crop yields while minimizing environmental impact. Controlled-release fertilizers (CRFs) can play a key role in achieving this challenge, as they offer a Read More >
The Basics of Coated Fertilizer Technology
7 May 2024

Alternative Proteins: The Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future

As we strive for sustainability and health, alternative proteins emerge as a crucial dietary component. This blog post dives into ten pivotal trends in alternative protein production for 2024, underscoring the shift towards innovative, environmentally friendly, and ethical food sources. Proteins are fundamental to Read More >
Alternative Proteins: The Top 10 Trends Shaping the Future
15 April 2024

Top 10 Agriculture Trends to Watch in 2024

With climate change, a burgeoning population, and looming concerns about food security, the world has never been more focused on food and agriculture. Embracing modern, sustainable agricultural practices has never been more critical. In 2024, various upcoming Ag trends emerge, leveraging technology to meet Read More >
Top 10 Agriculture Trends to Watch in 2024

Domains

Vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian

As consumers become increasingly more conscious about their lifestyle choices and environmental impact, protein alternatives remain at the forefront of food industry trends. ICL offers solutions to create a variety of meat and cheese alternatives with limitless applications to perfect the flavor, color, and texture of your product.

Sodium reduction

With a growing global awareness for health, sodium reduction is often a top priority for both food manufacturers and consumers. Salona low sodium sea salt is a natural sea salt from ICL Food Specialties that allows for up to 50% replacement of sodium chloride and Is a full replacement for potassium chloride, without compromising on taste.

Texture improvement

The texture is one of the most important aspects of the food we consume. ICL has countless products that improve texture in the meat, bakery, dairy, beverage, and vegan industries. As leading a food additive supplier, ICL’s solutions are both healthy and functional, without ever compromising on taste.

Stability

Stability is achieved when the production process and ingredient performance work in harmony. Stable products consistently deliver the texture and culinary experience consumers expect. ICL’s phosphate functionality is an important contributor to realizing optimal stability in food. 

Shelf-life extension

As a leading provider of phosphates for the food industry, ICL produces shelf-life-extending phosphate-based products that have reliable performance and consistent quality. Our food technology products are compatible with the meat, poultry, and seafood industries, as well as dairy and beverages. 

Dairy

The demand for organic products is rising globally with the growing awareness for health and sustainability. Prolactal is a global market-leading food ingredient supplier that produces and distributes a comprehensive portfolio of milk and whey derivatives based on organic cow, goat, sheep, GMO-free, and lactose-free milk.

Fermentation

Di-ammonium hydrogen phosphate (DAP) is a water-soluble ammonium phosphate that is one of the main sources of yeast supplements. This nutrient improves yeast performance, and as one of the leading phosphate providers for the food industry, ICL produces this easy-to-use nutrient at a competitive price. 

Sports and isotonic drinks

As awareness for fitness and sports as part of the daily routine grows, so does the need for hydration and proper energy sources for the body. Isotonic drinks supply the body with a boost of carbohydrates and other important minerals after a workout, along with replacing liquids lost through sweating. ICL provides a wide range of magnesium, potassium, and calcium food additives for the sports beverage industry. 

Food additives

As a leading food additive manufacturer, ICL provides magnesium, potassium, and calcium additives to a variety of industries. Our food additive solutions enhance, enrich and perfectly balance already winning products. 

Salt

Salt is one of the most widely used minerals in the food industry and is also used for a variety of industrial applications. The Dead Sea is one of the world’s largest sources of salt. ICL Specialty Minerals operates a modern state-of-the-art salt refinery at the Dead Sea Works (DSW) complex that produces a wide range of grades of the highest quality natural sea salt.

Flavors

ICL is a global provider of organic intermediates based on Bromine for the food industry. BOI’s can be used to create a required chemical structure and are integrated into a variety of flavors and fragrances. 

Anti-caking

ICL provides the food industry with anti-caking solutions in the forms of Magnesium Oxide and Magnesium Carbonate powders. These specialty minerals can be used in a variety of applications to ensure high-quality and consistently reliable products.

Potassium chloride

Potassium chloride is often used by the food industry as a salt alternative that offers consumers flavor without increasing their daily sodium intake. ICL offers several grades of KCL to improve and stabilize food products.  It can also be used as a flavor enhancer, pH control agent, thickener, nutrient supplement, and salt substitute. 

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