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Specialty Ingredients: Definitions, Regulations, and More

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Specialty ingredients play an outsized role in producing healthy, affordable products for the global market. The term “specialty” applies to specific subcategories of ingredients across several product lines to describe food, cosmetics and other products that meet higher standards of regulation in the U.S., Europe and global markets. This distinction is vital for manufacturers counting…

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PetShure® Imaginarium 2022 Seminar Highlights Pet Food Industry Trends

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PetShure® Imaginarium, a collaborative think tank for innovative endeavors and product development, founded by Balchem’s Animal Health and Nutrition Group, was held this November and offered valuable insights into the results of more than 3 years’ worth of research. In partnership with Balchem and the Poultry Science Department at Auburn University, the two-day conference highlighted…

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Fighting Food Price Inflation: Supply Chain Solutions and Industry Headwinds

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The US and global economies are experiencing the effects of an overheated financial system. Initially considered a transitory concern by financial institutions, sustained and rising inflation has increased the cost of goods and services at rates not seen in decades. The food and beverage industry’s rate of inflation exceeds that of other elements of the…

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Carrageenan: What Is It, and What Else Should I Know?

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For nearly two decades now, carrageenan has been caught up in safety-related conversation and controversy. Despite reams of new research supporting this food ingredient’s use—and important questions raised about the validity of the previous studies that deemed it harmful—both general consumers and some food manufacturers remain hesitant about utilizing this natural ingredient. Carrageenan Quick Facts …

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The Recipe for Stunning Food Design

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On one hand, color is one of the most influential factors that inform consumer purchasing decisions. On the other hand, consumers are growing wary of artificial dyes, their mysterious chemical makeup, and the potential problems they could be causing those who are sensitive to them, especially children. Consumers are more aware and increasingly wary of…

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Tilley Acquires Ingredients Solutions Inc. to Lead Distribution of Hydrocolloids

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Tilley Distribution has acquired Ingredients Solutions Inc., a Maine-based distributor and blender of hydrocolloids, in a deal that significantly enhances the company’s portfolio of value-add specialties and ingredients. The deal, which closed Wednesday, Sept 1, makes Baltimore-based Tilley the largest North American independent distributor of hydrocolloids — molecules that are used as functional ingredients in…

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Tilley Achieves Food Industry-Trusted SQF Certification

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Tilley Distribution has been certified under the Safe Quality Food (SQF) Food Safety Code for Manufacturing and Storage and Distribution, making the company Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) compliant. The certification, which came with an “Excellent” rating, was issued following an unannounced audit at Tilley’s food and ingredient distribution…

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How Extreme Cold Weather Has Impacted Chemical Supply Chains

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The recent bout of extreme cold weather across the Texas Gulf Coast has created a perfect storm of disrupted production and constrained supply, triggering significant price increases across several product segments that could continue into the second quarter. Tilley Distribution is working hard to maintain product supply to its customers and is requesting as much…

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Tilley Distribution Announces New Logo, Rebrand and Website Launch

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Baltimore-based Tilley Chemical and Tilley Lubricants have launched a new brand and website under Tilley Distribution and tilleycompany.com to better serve partners, team members and the community. Baltimore, Maryland –Tilley Distribution is announcing a rebrand that includes a new website, updated company name and refreshed logo. As the company continues to grow, it was an…

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How to Make Hand Sanitizer & Hand Soap

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UPDATE: The Food and Drug Administration withdrew these temporary guidelines on October 12, 2021. Refer to their announcement for the most up-to-date information. How to Make Hand Sanitizer In early April, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a temporary guidance document that allows companies without current FDA facilities to make hand sanitizer. This…

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Quality, Delivered.

At Tilley, we do more than provide high-quality ingredients for world-class manufacturers. Our customers rely on us to keep their plants running in times of unpredictable demand. We continuously strive to be experts in the markets we serve, so we can be the trusted and reliable partner to our suppliers and customers.