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Arjuna announces ashwagandha extract

Arjuna announces ashwagandha extract

28 Mar 2018

Arjuna Natural has launched Shoden, which it describes as a high-potency, all-natural ashwagandha extract. Shoden is the highly bioactive extract of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).

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FrieslandCampina DOMO poised for infant formula breakthrough

FrieslandCampina DOMO poised for infant formula breakthrough

28 Mar 2018

FrieslandCampina DOMO plans to launch its next generation oligosaccharides for infant formula by the end of the year, produced through fermentation to create compounds that are structurally identical to those found in human breast milk.

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Autonomous food inspection system gets $2m funding

Autonomous food inspection system gets $2m funding

28 Mar 2018

AgShift, a California-based technology startup, is building what it claims is the world’s first autonomous food inspection system leveraging deep learning and computer vision, to reduce global food waste.

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Fonterra announces 2018 interim results

Fonterra announces 2018 interim results

27 Mar 2018

The company has announced a "a strong result" with normalised EBIT growth of 9% to $558 million compared to $510 million in the same period last year, despite lower sales volumes of 9.8 billion LME.

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Arcadia Biosciences announces non-transgenic GoodWheat brand

Arcadia Biosciences announces non-transgenic GoodWheat brand

27 Mar 2018

Agricultural technology company Arcadia Biosciences has announced the official launch of its GoodWheat consumer brand, a non-transgenic (non-GM) platform that it believes enables food manufacturers to differentiate their consumer-facing brands.

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Givaudan to acquire 40% of Naturex

Givaudan to acquire 40% of Naturex

27 Mar 2018

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavour solutions for its customers, Givaudan is to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex for €135 per share and a total consideration of €522 million.

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Mintel: texture assuming greater importance

Mintel: texture assuming greater importance

26 Mar 2018

Texture continues its rise to becoming a central feature of food and drink innovation, according to new research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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Study: high fibre diet can help diabetes

Study: high fibre diet can help diabetes

26 Mar 2018

The fight against type 2 diabetes may soon improve thanks to a high-fibre diet study led by a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor.

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Tate & Lyle doubles Shanghai lab size

Tate & Lyle doubles Shanghai lab size

26 Mar 2018

Tate & Lyle has doubled the size of its food application laboratory in Shanghai and added new customer-facing facilities to help manufacturers meet growing consumer demand for great tasting, healthier food and beverages.

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A bright future for natural colours

A bright future for natural colours

26 Mar 2018

Natural colours are no longer the drab, unstable, and generally difficult ingredients of the past. Although many naturally derived colours still come with challenges, colour houses have made enormous and rapid progress.

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BRAIN acquires majority shareholding in Biocatalysts

BRAIN acquires majority shareholding in Biocatalysts

23 Mar 2018

Bio-economy company BRAIN has announced the signing of a share purchase agreement between BRAIN and Biocatalysts that makes BRAIN the majority shareholder.

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ADM realigns business segments

ADM realigns business segments

23 Mar 2018

ADM has announced the realignment of its business segments across four units – Carbohydrate Solutions, Nutrition, Oilseeds and Origination - to better reflect ADM’s operating structure.

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