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FAO: commodity prices dipped in October

FAO: commodity prices dipped in October

7 Nov 2018

International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said.

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Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

7 Nov 2018

The UK government aims to cut calories by 20% by 2024 in a range of popular foods, potentially shifting focus back onto foods’ fat content as companies strive to reach this target.

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Why choose natural antioxidants to stabilize oils and fats?

Why choose natural antioxidants to stabilize oils and fats?

7 Nov 2018

Although the concept of natural antioxidants is intrinsically a differentiating factor, we list some of the reasons why these additives add value to food production.

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DSM reports very good Q3

DSM reports "very good" Q3

6 Nov 2018

DSM has reported what it describes as a “very good Q3, contributing to a strong first nine months”. For the nine months, organic sales growth was 8% with EBITDA growth at 7%. Net profit was €821m.

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Arla introduces new protein shot concept

Arla introduces new protein shot concept

6 Nov 2018

A new concept from Arla Foods Ingredients will, the company claims, offer manufacturers the opportunity to create the first protein shot made exclusively with whey as a protein source.

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Nestlé launches first incubator product

Nestlé launches first incubator product

5 Nov 2018

Nestlé has launched the first product developed by its new incubator team in China. Xingshan is a new brand of ready-to-drink herbal drinks and soups made with traditional Chinese ingredients.

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Mintel: UK vegan claims double in three years

Mintel: UK vegan claims double in three years

5 Nov 2018

November is World Vegan Month, and the latest research from Mintel reveals a surge in vegan claims in the UK meat-free foods market.

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Allergen-free foods gain momentum

Allergen-free foods gain momentum

5 Nov 2018

Launches of allergen-free foods have increased in recent years – and not just because of increased prevalence of food allergy.

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Startup Innovation Challenge 2018 nominees: Alternative proteins, upcycling side-streams

Startup Innovation Challenge 2018 nominees: Alternative proteins, upcycling side-streams

3 Nov 2018

01 Nov 2018 --- The role of start-ups in shaping the future of the food and beverage industry is pronounced. Their role as thought leaders has driven multinational companies and legacy brands to invest in them – and learn from them: significant p...

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UK firm claims to have first commercially viable scale-up process for brazzein

UK firm claims to have first commercially viable scale-up process for brazzein

3 Nov 2018

Magellan Life Sciences says its patent-pending fermentation process to scale up the sweet-tasting protein brazzein will make it the first company to market the natural, zero-calorie sweetener.

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Arla Foods to shed 140 jobs

Arla Foods to shed 140 jobs

2 Nov 2018

Arla Foods has announced further changes to a number of its corporate Group functions, which will see 140 HQ jobs eliminated as part of the ongoing transformation programme Calcium.

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Campden BRI to host Culture Excellence seminar

Campden BRI to host Culture Excellence seminar

2 Nov 2018

Coca Cola, Greencore, Gate Gourmet and Morrisons Manufacturing will discuss their Culture Excellence journey at a Campden BRI seminar on Thursday 6 December.

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