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Campden BRI to host thermal processing conference

Campden BRI to host thermal processing conference

23 Mar 2018

Campden BRI’s thermal processing conference, 7-8 June, will focus on the latest academic, industrial and regulatory aspects of producing commercial heat preserved foods.

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Orkla sets ambitious sustainability goals

Orkla sets "ambitious" sustainability goals

22 Mar 2018

Orkla has announced that it is setting what it describes as ambitious sustainability goals, wants to lead the way in developing sustainable grocery products, and has set goals up to 2025.

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Cargill starts production of EverSweet

Cargill starts production of EverSweet

22 Mar 2018

Cargill has officially started producing EverSweet, a zero-calorie, next-generation sweetener made with what the company claims are two of the best tasting sweet compounds found in the stevia leaf.

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Frutarom reports 18.8% sales growth for record year

Frutarom reports 18.8% sales growth for record year

22 Mar 2018

Frutarom has announced what it says is another record year, with sales growing by 18.8% to $1,362.4 million. Sales from the Flavors activity grew by 21.1%, while sales from Natural Specialty Fine Ingredients grew by 14.2%.

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Cargill intros de-oiled lecithin products

Cargill intros de-oiled lecithin products

21 Mar 2018

In response to what it sees as growing consumer demand for label-friendly ingredients, Cargill is introducing a new range of de-oiled lecithin products to complete its portfolio of GMO and non-GMO lecithin products.

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Mintel: organic product launches on the rise in Germany

Mintel: organic product launches on the rise in Germany

21 Mar 2018

A quarter (25%) of all food and drink products launched in Germany in 2017 carried organic claims, according to new data from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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WASH castigates bakers for high salt in bread

WASH castigates bakers for high salt in bread

21 Mar 2018

A new survey of bread from 32 countries, based at Queen Mary University of London, has revealed what WASH says are the shocking levels of salt present in bread.

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Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings to stand down

Fonterra CEO Theo Spierings to stand down

21 Mar 2018

Fonterra has announced that, as part of a planned CEO succession process, the Fonterra Board and its CEO Theo Spierings have agreed that Spierings will leave his role later this year.

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Monk fruit prepares for European approval

Monk fruit prepares for European approval

20 Mar 2018

Monk fruit could be on the brink of EU approval, potentially opening new opportunities for sugar reduction. Will it live up to the hype?

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Symrise: provenance, authenticity and transparency drive consumer demand

Symrise: provenance, authenticity and transparency drive consumer demand

20 Mar 2018

European manufacturers and consumers alike continue to demand more natural, authentic flavours, yet what does ‘natural’ really mean? Symrise says the factors influencing demand for natural products are extremely diverse, even just within Europe.

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5 new Ashwagandha product launches

5 new Ashwagandha product launches

20 Mar 2018

Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb which is popular in ayurvedic medicine. It is known to help reduce stress, to support cognitive function particularly mental clarity and alertness and to enhance sports performance among other things.

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DSM launches fastest lactase enzyme on the market

DSM launches "fastest lactase enzyme on the market"

20 Mar 2018

DSM has launched Maxilact Smart, which it claims is the fastest lactase enzyme on the market, enabling a significant increase in production efficiency and capacity.

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