GNT UK expands
GNT has expanded the facilities at its location in Derby, England, from which it serves customers not only the UK but also clients in locations including Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, India and Israel.
Lonza sells peptide business
PolyPeptide is to acquire Lonza’s peptides business in Braine-l’Alleud, Belgium. Lonza’s Braine facility, with approximately 280 employees, is the centre for peptide chemical development and manufacturing within Lonza.
Wacker announces CANDY2GUM, 3D printing
Wacker is to announce what it says are two world firsts for the confectionery industry. CANDY2GUM enables a new type of chewing gum, while 3D printing allows gum to be produced in customisable shapes.
Whole Foods Market predicts 2017 trends
Whole Foods Market has announced what the company believes are the trends to watch in 2017. Wellness tonics, products from by-products and purple foods are just a few top predictions for popularity next year.
Hydrogenation without trans fats?
Two Purdue University researchers have developed a hydrogenation process that could solidify soybean oil for food processing without creating trans fats, which have been linked to heart disease and stroke.
B&G buys Victoria Fine Foods
US manufacturer and distributor of branded shelf-stable and frozen foods B&G Foods has acquired Victoria Fine Foods from Huron Capital Partners and certain other sellers for approximately $70.0 million.
Harvest Hill buys Nutrament from Nestlé
Harvest Hill Beverage Company is to acquire the Nutrament business from Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition. Based in Stamford, CT, Harvest Hill is the owner of the Juicy Juice, Little HUG and Daily's brands.
Cargill publishes chocolate report
Cargill has released a report, based on insight gained from interactions with customers, highlighting what it believes are key sector trends to help manufacturers develop their next winning innovations.
Hartman analyses American eating
The Hartman Group has carried out an analysis of the results of USDA’s What We Eat in America data from 2001 to 2014, noting that the largest single macronutrient increase in the American diet has been polyunsaturated fats