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Wilmar, MPOCC to partner on MSPO certification

Wilmar, MPOCC to partner on MSPO certification

8 Mar 2018

Wilmar International and the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC) are partnering to assist all of Wilmar’s suppliers in Malaysia to obtain the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification by the end of 2019.

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Nestlé UK & Ireland cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar

Nestlé UK & Ireland cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar

8 Mar 2018

Last March, Nestlé announced that it had pledged to cut sugar across its confectionery portfolio by 10% by the end of 2018 and says it has already hit a reduction of 7.4% as of today.

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Emmi sees sales, earnings increase

Emmi sees sales, earnings increase

7 Mar 2018

Swiss dairy group Emmi increased its sales by 3.2 % (0.5 % in organic terms) to CHF 3,364 million in 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 1.6 % to CHF 206 million.

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ADM acquires 50% of Russian sweeteners, starches company

ADM acquires 50% of Russian sweeteners, starches company

7 Mar 2018

ADM has announced an agreement to acquire a 50% equity stake in the sweeteners and starches business of Russia-based Aston Foods and Food Ingredients.

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Survey: 30% of consumers would eat cultured meat

Survey: 30% of consumers would eat cultured meat

7 Mar 2018

According to survey commissioned by PR and communications company Ingredient Communications and carried out by Surveygoo, almost a third of consumers say they would be happy to eat so-called ‘cultured meat’.

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Fonterra Ventures enters into its first strategic partnership

Fonterra Ventures enters into its first strategic partnership

6 Mar 2018

Fonterra Ventures has entered into its first strategic partnership, teaming up with German active nutrition start-up foodspring through an investment in its parent company, Goodminton.

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Nestlé announces Creating Shared Value finalists

Nestlé announces Creating Shared Value finalists

6 Mar 2018

From over 1,000 entries, six finalists have been chosen for Nestlé’s 2018 Creating Shared Value Prize, each said to address a growing need for good nutrition, safe water or enhanced rural development,

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Bunge announces completion of IOI deal

Bunge announces completion of IOI deal

6 Mar 2018

Bunge has announced it has completed its acquisition of a 70% ownership interest in IOI Loders Croklaan from IOI, saying that it established Bunge as a global leader in business-to-business oil solutions.

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Consumer demand for fermented foods on the rise

Consumer demand for fermented foods on the rise

6 Mar 2018

Fermentation adds an appealing taste to many foods, but it’s the potential gut health benefits that have added extra fizz to the fermented foods market.

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Colour startup looks to fungus for natural red

Colour startup looks to fungus for natural red

6 Mar 2018

A new red colour derived from fungus could satisfy food companies’ appetite for a natural shelf-stable alternative to carmine, according to Danish biotech startup Chromologics.

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Breko targets South East Asian interest in functional ingredients

Breko targets South East Asian interest in functional ingredients

6 Mar 2018

South East Asian consumers often are more open to the health benefits of functional foods and nutraceuticals than Europeans, says Vice President of Breko, Wolfgang Loersch.

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Tate & Lyle helps chefs in Asia transform health credentials

Tate & Lyle helps chefs in Asia transform health credentials

5 Mar 2018

Tate & Lyle says it has helped chefs at TungLok, a food service group in Asia, to transform the health credentials of their range of Nian Gao desserts.

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