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 November 2021

What is Bromine?

The History of Bromine In this blog, we sniff out the element bromine, which gets its name from the Greek word bromos meaning  “Stink”.  The bromine story began with the French pharmacy student, Antoine-Jérôme Balard in 1826,  who found that the salt residues left Read More >
What is Bromine?
17 November 2021

Flame Retardants Save Lives – No Ignition – No Fire

Fire – Both Friend and Foe Fire is essential for many things we take for granted like heating, power supply, and even controlled applications like cauterization during surgery. But if uncontrolled, fires can have enormous consequences for human life, property, and the environment.  Burns Read More >
Flame Retardants Save Lives – No Ignition – No Fire
15 November 2021

Industry 4.0 – Living the Dream

Machines are connected to the web and can interact with each other; factories go digital and AI rules. A fascinating journey through time to the current industrial Read More >
Industry 4.0 – Living the Dream
9 November 2021

ICL’s Mission: Tanzania

Small farming and antiquated fertilization methods — Agriculture in Tanzania cannot support its citizens. That’s how you help to promote Read More >
ICL’s Mission: Tanzania

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 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.