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Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

14 Aug 2018

New EU regulation on acrylamide levels in food came into force in April 2018, spurring companies to step up their reduction efforts. What are the latest solutions?

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Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

13 Aug 2018

A seminar hosted by Campden BRI on sugar reduction in confectionery, sweet sauces and desserts will explore how companies can meet the UK’s childhood obesity targets.

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IFF 2Q sales rise by 9%

IFF 2Q sales rise by 9%

13 Aug 2018

IFF has reported net sales for the second quarter of $920 million, an increase of 9% from $843 million in 2017. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange, currency neutral sales increased 5% over the prior year.

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Kerry Taste & Nutrition business grows 4.1%

Kerry Taste & Nutrition business grows 4.1%

10 Aug 2018

Kerry Group has issued its Interim Management Report for the half year ended 30 June 2018, reporting a “solid” underlying business performance. Adjusted EPS in constant currency was up 9.0% to 144.2 cents.

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Firmenich grows naturals, proteins with acquisition

Firmenich grows naturals, proteins with acquisition

10 Aug 2018

Firmenich has acquired Campus, a company working in the application of natural functional ingredients for protein applications, specialising in clean label, meat, dairy, sauces and plant-based food.

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Firmenich partners on AI to support innovation

Firmenich partners on AI to support innovation

9 Aug 2018

Firmenich has announced the inauguration of its Digital Lab – D-Lab – in partnership with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), an institution for science and technology.

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94.6% of Frutarom shareholders support IFF deal

94.6% of Frutarom shareholders support IFF deal

9 Aug 2018

IFF and Frutarom have announced that Frutarom shareholders voted to approve the proposed combination of Frutarom and IFF at the special general meeting of Frutarom shareholders.

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IAL: flavours, fragrances market will grow 4.9%/year

IAL: flavours, fragrances market will grow 4.9%/year

8 Aug 2018

IAL Consultants has published the eleventh edition of its report on the global markets for Flavours & Fragrances, which saw 4.6% growth last year and i forecast to grow by 4.9%/year through 2022.

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Hygiena acquires Spanish allergen testing company

Hygiena acquires Spanish allergen testing company

8 Aug 2018

Hygiena, a Warburg Pincus portfolio company that specializes in rapid food safety and environmental sanitation testing, has announced the successful addition of Biomedal’s Food Safety division to its portfolio.

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FAO: July commodity prices fell sharply

FAO: July commodity prices fell sharply

7 Aug 2018

According to the most recent FAO report, global agricultural food commodity prices fell sharply in July, as all the major traded items posted notable declines, led by dairy and sugar.

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EFSA re-approves Allanblackia seed oil

EFSA re-approves Allanblackia seed oil

7 Aug 2018

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Fi South America is only two weeks away

Fi South America is only two weeks away

6 Aug 2018

Fi South America takes place from 21-23 August 2018 at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, welcoming 9,000+ industry professionals, and 700+ suppliers.

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