Nexira returns to family
Natural ingredients company Nexira has announced the buyback of 24% of its capital, meaning that the company is now wholly owned by the Dondain family.
Sensient discusses Gulf changes
Changes in the Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization regulations will require the reformulation of many products from synthetic to natural colours, according to Sensient Food Colors Europe.
B&G to acquire ACH
B&G Foods is to acquire the spices and seasonings business of ACH Food Companies, a supplier of spices and seasonings to retail and food service customers, for approximately $365 million in cash.
ISA rebuts sweeteners article
The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has issued a statement in which it strongly refutes what it says is the misleading and biased conclusions in an article by Mandrioli et al in Plos One.
PureCircle to double capacity
To prepare for the continued demand for stevia ingredients, PureCircle has announced that it is building a new processing plant that will double the company’s capacity to produce its proprietary stevia leaf extract.
Sensus publishes Asia Pacific research
New research published by Sensus has, it says, confirmed that consumer interest in healthier foods in the Asia Pacific region continues to strengthen.
Maabarot to invest in Algaia
Following its declaration of intent last week to acquire Cargill’s alginate business, Algaia has announced that, upon closing, it will welcome Israeli health and nutrition products company Maabarot Products as an investor.
Campden organises Brexit seminar
As the UK moves towards independence from the European Union there is much uncertainty as to what this might mean for the UK’s food industry, according to Campden BRI, who are to host a seminar in December.
Chobani announces six 'winners'
Chobani has announced the six food start-ups for the inaugural class of the Chobani Food Incubator, a program to mentor and support food entrepreneurs and to challenge the food industry.