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Wessanen expands dairy alternatives offering with acquisition

Wessanen expands dairy alternatives offering with acquisition

14 Sep 2018

Dutch multinational food company Wessanen and the owners of Abbot Kinney's have signed and completed the acquisition of Abbot Kinney's by Wessanen.

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ISO to develop infant formula standards

ISO to develop infant formula standards

14 Sep 2018

ISO is developing a series of standards for verifying many of the ingredients, to demonstrate the product is safe for consumption and contains what it says on the tin.

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FAO: food prices stable in August

FAO: food prices stable in August

13 Sep 2018

The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined. The monthly index averaged 167.6 points in August, virtually unchanged from its revised estimate for July.

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Nufarm welcomes USDA move on canola oil

Nufarm welcomes USDA move on canola oil

13 Sep 2018

Nufarm has welcomed the announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that it has deregulated Nuseed’s proprietary omega-3 canola for cultivation in the United States.

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Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

13 Sep 2018

Craft and artisanal food and drink launches have seen a global CAGR of 28% over the past five years, according to Innova Market Insights, and suppliers are responding with investment in authentic, clean label ingredients.

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Bunge Loders Croklaan launches liquid margarine

Bunge Loders Croklaan launches liquid margarine

12 Sep 2018

Bunge Loders Croklaan has launched Delica Pro Gold, its new plant-based, clean label liquid margarine, targeted at artisanal and industrial bakeries.

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Arla Foods to build innovation centre

Arla Foods to build innovation centre

12 Sep 2018

Farmer-owned Arla Foods says it is to build what it describes as a groundbreaking innovation centre in Nr. Vium, Denmark to unleash the wonders of whey.

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Campden BRI announces dairy products microorganisms seminar

Campden BRI announces dairy products microorganisms seminar

11 Sep 2018

The company is organising a seminar on 22 November to discuss the control and removal of undesirable microorganisms from dairy products, as well as the intentional introduction of bacteria during manufacture and fermentation.

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Azelis to exhibit at Fi Asia for first time

Azelis to exhibit at Fi Asia for first time

11 Sep 2018

Azelis has announced that it will exhibit at Fi Asia (3-5 October) in Jakarta, Indonesia, the region’s most prominent food and beverage event, for the first time.

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PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

10 Sep 2018

PepsiCo has announced the launch of its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to discover and support emerging brands in the food and beverage sector.

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Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

10 Sep 2018

Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 5 September 2018.

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Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

7 Sep 2018

Matcha, the green tea packed with antioxidants, is often hailed as containing properties which prevent disease. Scientists in Salford, UK have shed a ray of light on the claim by testing it on cancer stem cells – with, they say, surprising results.

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