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Kraft Heinz launches Springboard for disruptive brands

Kraft Heinz launches Springboard for disruptive brands

14 Mar 2018

Kraft Heinz has announced the launch of Springboard, a platform dedicated to nurturing, scaling, and accelerating growth of disruptive US brands within the food and beverage space.

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High protein trend boosts Fonterra in Europe

High protein trend boosts Fonterra in Europe

14 Mar 2018

Increased demand for high protein foods has created big opportunities for Fonterra in Europe, and other key food and drink trends, such as healthy ageing and weight management, have come together in the region to benefit its dairy ingredients portfolio...

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Clean living: the ever-shifting definition of clean label

Clean living: the ever-shifting definition of clean label

14 Mar 2018

The definition of clean label has expanded to include ‘free from’ – not just in terms of allergens, but also meat-free, GM-free or palm oil-free. How can food and drink companies keep up?

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Orafti oligofructose shown to be beneficial

Orafti oligofructose shown to be beneficial

14 Mar 2018

A recent study revealed that a daily supplementation of 15g of oligofructose, a chicory root fibre, significantly increased stool frequency per week and proved to be well-tolerated at the same time.

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Chobani names next entrants for Incubator

Chobani names next entrants for Incubator

13 Mar 2018

Chobani has announced the members of its Spring 2018 class for the Chobani Incubator, the third and largest Chobani Incubator class to date

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Valio dairy farms to go soy-free

Valio dairy farms to go soy-free

13 Mar 2018

Valio’s board has decided that Valio dairy farms will discontinue the use of soy in cattle and young cattle feed. So far, small amounts of soy have been used for feeding young cattle.

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General Mills contracts for 34,000 organic acres by 2020

General Mills contracts for 34,000 organic acres by 2020

13 Mar 2018

General Mills has announced a strategic sourcing agreement with Gunsmoke Farms to convert 34,000 acres of conventional farmland to certified organic acreage by 2020.

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Greenpeace: future threatened by industrial meat and dairy

Greenpeace: "future threatened by industrial meat and dairy"

12 Mar 2018

According to Tom Micklewhite, in a blog post on the Greeenpeace web site, we all want to live in a world with clean water, lush forests, and abundant and nutritious food - but our future and our children’s future is threatened by industrial meat and da...

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DFA, Sprint name finalists for Accelerator program

DFA, Sprint name finalists for Accelerator program

12 Mar 2018

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Sprint have announced the companies selected for the 2018 Accelerator program, which includes startups focused on ag tech and dairy food products.

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Fermentalg publishes results, previews new products

Fermentalg publishes results, previews new products

12 Mar 2018

Fermentalg's road map includes the launch of an algal protein in 2019 and an initial algal colourant in 2020 as a result of a pipeline bolstered by the strategic partnership with DIC Corporation.

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Corbion reports annual net sales decline

Corbion reports annual net sales decline

9 Mar 2018

Corbion has reported net sales of €891.7 million in 2017, a decrease of 2.2% compared to 2016. Organic net sales growth in Q4 was 0.4%. EBITDA excluding one-off items in 2017 decreased by 3.5% to €164.1 million.

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Ajinomoto looks to double Turkey sales with amalgamation

Ajinomoto looks to double Turkey sales with amalgamation

9 Mar 2018

Ajinomoto has announced that it will amalgamate Ajinomoto Istanbul Food Sales, Kükre and Örgen, all of which are wholly owned subsidiaries in Turkey with a view to doubling sales by 2020.

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