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Innovative solutions further the meat industry’s move toward greater transparency

Innovative solutions further the meat industry’s move toward greater transparency

5 Sep 2018

Opinions may differ about exactly where and when the journey toward a “transparent” food industry began, but many food manufacturers would agree that the trip has felt like a long one. Some would trace it all the way back to the publication of Upton Si...

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FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

4 Sep 2018

Royal FrieslandCampina revenues amounted to €5,721 million over the first half-year of 2018, 5.8% down. Profit decreased by 32.7% to €109 million, primarily due to losses on cheese, butter and milk powder basic dairy sales.

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DuPont creates clean label hub

DuPont creates "clean label hub"

4 Sep 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility, Intending to boost its project pipeline in healthy nutrition and clean label texturant offerings.

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Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

4 Sep 2018

Climate change poses a major threat to cocoa and chocolate production, with some researchers suggesting that cocoa could become extinct in some major producing regions within 30 years.

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c-LEcta gets new investors

c-LEcta gets new investors

3 Sep 2018

c-LEcta, a fully integrated industrial biotechnology company located in Leipzig, Germany has obtained funds from two new investors that will enable it to accelerate its expansion.

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Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

3 Sep 2018

While popcorn has traditionally benefited from a health halo, new research from Mintel reveals that Americans are now embracing flavour innovation, from indulgent to savoury.

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Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

31 Aug 2018

Ahead of European legislation, Bunge Loders Croklaan has announced it can now offer its entire palm oil food portfolio with low 3-MCPDE levels, in addition to its already available low Glycidyl Esters (GE) portfolio.

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Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

31 Aug 2018

Chemical and ingredient distributor Univar has reached an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavours to distribute its taste portfolio in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

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Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

30 Aug 2018

With its eye on serving the Asia Pacific market, Frutarom Health is expanding the regional focus of NovaSOL Curcumin, its turmeric formula.

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Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

30 Aug 2018

Fonterra’s new cream cheese plant in Canterbury, NZ has started production and is set to manufacture up to 24,000 metric tonnes of cream cheese annually, bound for China.

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Harnessing umami for salt reduction

Harnessing umami for salt reduction

30 Aug 2018

Food companies remain under pressure to cut salt from their products, and savoury umami-rich compounds have emerged as promising flavour-boosting alternatives.

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Frutarom sets new records in second quarter

Frutarom sets new records in second quarter

29 Aug 2018

Frutarom has announced its 2Q18 financial results. Sales grew by 16.8% to a record $401.3 million. Sales from the Flavors activity grew by 16.4% to a record $296.0 million.

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