HERBSTREITH & FOX KG
Herbstreith & Fox Group (H&F Group) is a family-owned company focused on the processing of by-products of the fruit industry. Apples and citrus fruits are mainly processed, but not exclusively.
These raw materials are used to produce high-quality pectin and an extensive range of multi-functional fibres, flavonoids, fruit sweeteners and other ingredients for the food and non-food industries - Inspired by nature!
Competences & Capabilities
Main areas of specialisation and technological expertise are:
- Side stream valorisation and production in the fruit and vegetable sector such as pectin, multifunctional dietary fibres, fruit extracts and fruit sweeteners.
- Customer-oriented application and formulation service for pectin and fibre in the food and beverage industry, dietary supplements and health foods.
- Research and development in the field of fruit and vegetable extracts.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology
FOOD4SENIOR - High nutritional and sensory quality food innovations for the promotion of Senior Health
Developing appealing, nutritious food for healthy ageing
FOODIO was a challenge-based learning programme. It has been a novel way of creation of new food solutions for future innovation and highlights the modern way of teaching by creating together.
Improving the functionality, stability and quality of thickening agents
The objective of FOODMIO is to generate a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning program for bachelor, master and doctoral students, young researchers, and professionals.
SuReBar: Integrating innovative sugar and fibre technologies to produce clean label sugar reduced products, demonstrated through cereal bars
Sugar reduction in foods remains challenging; it is not only the sweetness of sugar but also the physical properties and cost that have to be matched.
Tasty Texture: Tailored fibre/protein-rich vegetarian Health Power food & novel extrusion technology platform
Plant-based foods are growing beyond vegan and vegetarians due to the emerging segment of the flexitarians, who seek to reduce animal protein consumption in their daily diet. Most product developments focus on meat or milk analogues.