Ecotrophelia winners announced
The Europe Gold prize was awarded to ENSAIA, the École Nationale Supérieure d'Agronomie et des Industries Alimentaires de l'Université de Lorraine-Nancy in France for its "CarréLéon" culinary aid.
Corbion sales rise, EBITDA increases
Corbion has reported sales of €685.2 million in the first nine months of 2016, a decrease of 0.4%. EBITDA excluding one-off items increased by 15.1% to € 134.8 million.
Cornelius announces Ceamfibre availability
UK distributor Cornelius Group has announced the availability of Ceamfibre, a new citrus peel derived fibre which is said to have beneficial effects on food nutritional properties as well as functional properties.
Hydrosol launches low-fat mayo compound
Hydrosol has announced a starch-free integrated compound that enables the production of high-quality, low-fat mayonnaise, with the final product said to have a creamy, pleasantly light consistency, good mouth feel and excellent taste.
Danone: China negatively impacting sales growth
Danone has reported like-for-like sales growth of 3.2% for the first nine months of 2016, although reported sales growth was down 2.6% reflecting a negative currency impact of -6.3%.
Corbion gets vinegar powder patent
Corbion has been granted a European patent for its vinegar powder, covering a composition and process for producing the powdered vinegar, and use of it as a preservative in meat and other food and beverages.
GMA urges delay in salt reduction
In comments submitted to the FDA on the sodium reduction guidelines and food category targets, the US Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) recommended that the timeline to meet the goals be extended to at least four years.
SternVitamin announces Hi Europe plans
At this year's Health Ingredients Europe (HiE) (Frankfurt, 29 November – 1 December) the company will be presenting individualised lifestyle concepts designed to meet the different needs of consumers.
Beverage calorie reduction program launched
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation and America’s beverage companies have announced that work will begin on the Balance Calories Community Initiative, a focused effort to help people reduce the calories they get from beverages.