Chinova Bioworks has introduced a new application for its Chiber ingredient (replacement for artificial preservatives) in sauces, spreads, dips and dressings. Derived from the stems of white button mushrooms, Chiber helps improve quality, freshness and shelf life, while reducing food waste, the company says. It is certified vegan, kosher, halal, organic compliant, non-GMO, declared allergen-free, paleo, keto-friendly, low FODMAP, gluten-free, and Whole30.