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Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

6 Jul 2018

A new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial is said to provide stronger evidence for the protective role of algal-derived astaxanthin against skin deterioration caused by ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

5 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

5 Jul 2018

ADM is to acquire Probiotics International Limited (PIL), a U.K.-based provider of probiotic supplements for human, pet, and production-animal use. The all-cash transaction will be valued at £185 million.

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Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

4 Jul 2018

Natural sweeteners are a major target for companies looking to make nature-identical food ingredients, but if they are produced in a lab rather than extracted from a plant, will consumers accept them as natural?

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EFSA renews agreement with JRC

EFSA renews agreement with JRC

4 Jul 2018

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and EFSA have renewed their commitment to work together in a variety of scientific and technical areas.

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Conagra pays $10.9 billion for Pinnacle Foods

Conagra pays $10.9 billion for Pinnacle Foods

4 Jul 2018

Conagra Brands is to acquire all outstanding shares of Pinnacle Foods in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $10.9 billion.

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Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

3 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors has upgraded its main R&D facility and Global Expertise Center to stay ahead of consumers’ increasing demands for natural, yet innovative food and beverage products.

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Campden BRI forms virus control club

Campden BRI forms virus control club

3 Jul 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project which aims to provide solutions for effective virus control measures for the food industry.

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DSM announces new baking enzyme

DSM announces new baking enzyme

2 Jul 2018

DSM has announced a new product in its range of BakeZyme baking enzymes: BakeZyme AAA. The new solution is said to enable bakeries to reduce ascorbic acid in their recipes.

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McCormick reports 19% increase in sales

McCormick reports 19% increase in sales

2 Jul 2018

McCormick has reported financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2018 and reaffirmed its latest financial outlook for fiscal year 2018.

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Unilever gets EFSA approval for tea claim

Unilever gets EFSA approval for tea claim

29 Jun 2018

Unilever has announced that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive opinion on the company’s evidence that black tea improves attention.

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IFBA releases Ten-Year Progress Report

IFBA releases Ten-Year Progress Report

29 Jun 2018

The International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) has released its Ten-Year Progress Report, which details its member companies' cumulative progress.

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