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Raisio reports satisfactory 1Q sales, EBIT

Raisio reports "satisfactory" 1Q sales, EBIT

8 May 2018

Raisio has reported first quarter sales of €67.8m, down slightly on the previous year. EBIT also declined slightly. The company described this as “satisfactory”.

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FAO reports April food prices flat vs. March

FAO reports April food prices flat vs. March

8 May 2018

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 173.5 points in April 2018, nearly unchanged from March but up 2.7% from the corresponding period last year.

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Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

7 May 2018

A new study is said to indicate that Echishield, an-all natural echinacea ingredient, enhances immune function, restoring stress-induced changes to levels similar to those in healthy controls.

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Eurofins to acquire Covance Food Solutions

Eurofins to acquire Covance Food Solutions

7 May 2018

Global life sciences company LabCorp has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement under which Eurofins Scientific will acquire the Covance Food Solutions business from LabCorp for $670 million.

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Novozymes grows in line with expectations

Novozymes grows in line with expectations

4 May 2018

The company says it is well in line to deliver on its full-year sales growth outlook of 4-6%, and margins are said to be strong despite a significant currency headwind.

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Aleph Farms announces 'significant' clean meat advances

Aleph Farms announces 'significant' clean meat advances

4 May 2018

Clean meat company Aleph Farms is announcing what it believes are two significant advances in the production of clean meat: expanding the composition of the meat itself and growing it in a more structured way.

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Zukán offers tailored sugar-reduction solutions

Zukán offers tailored sugar-reduction solutions

3 May 2018

Food and drink makers increasingly are cutting sugars from their products, but there is a balance to be struck between health and the pleasure of eating, says Spanish sweeteners specialist.

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Engaging with the Instagram generation

Engaging with the Instagram generation

3 May 2018

Colourful, exotic and unusual foods are on the rise as a growing number of consumers look for food experiences they can share on social media.

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Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 1Q revenue growth

Performance Nutrition drives Glanbia 1Q revenue growth

3 May 2018

Glanbia has issued an Interim Management Statement for the three month period ended 31 March 2018, delivering positive revenue growth of 4.8%, constant currency in the first quarter of 2018.

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Bell launches expanded organic flavour range

Bell launches expanded organic flavour range

3 May 2018

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has announced its new expanded range of certified organic and organic compliant flavours, saying that it is excited to continue to offer a growing range of organic flavours to meet this dynamic market category.

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Currency causes Corbion sales decline

Currency causes Corbion sales decline

2 May 2018

Corbion has reported sales of € 213.0 million in the first quarter of 2018, a decrease of 7.4% due to currency effects. Organic sales growth was 2.5%, due to a strong increase in Biochemicals and Innovation Platforms.

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TOP promotes sugar replacement alternatives

TOP promotes sugar replacement alternatives

2 May 2018

After extensive research TOP says it has found smart, healthy and tasty formulas in which sugar can be completely replaced, while the microbiological safety as well as the taste of the product are preserved.

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