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Mintel: Easter chocolate launches on the rise

Mintel: Easter chocolate launches on the rise

29 Mar 2018

According to Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) there has been a 23% rise in Easter chocolate launches over the past year.

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BASF joins Personalized Nutrition & Health consortium

BASF joins Personalized Nutrition & Health consortium

29 Mar 2018

BASF is the latest member to join the Personalized Nutrition & Health consortium founded by TNO and Wageningen University & Research.

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Campden method for assessing baking quality approved

Campden method for assessing baking quality approved

29 Mar 2018

Campden BRI has announced that its method “Use of C-Cell to Measure Cell Structure of Baked Goods” has been accepted as an Approved Method by AACC International (AACCI).

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Mintel: China bottled water sales in decline

Mintel: China bottled water sales in decline

28 Mar 2018

While China remains one of the biggest bottled water markets globally, the latest research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that retail volume sales are on the decline.

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Arjuna announces ashwagandha extract

Arjuna announces ashwagandha extract

28 Mar 2018

Arjuna Natural has launched Shoden, which it describes as a high-potency, all-natural ashwagandha extract. Shoden is the highly bioactive extract of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).

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FrieslandCampina DOMO poised for infant formula breakthrough

FrieslandCampina DOMO poised for infant formula breakthrough

28 Mar 2018

FrieslandCampina DOMO plans to launch its next generation oligosaccharides for infant formula by the end of the year, produced through fermentation to create compounds that are structurally identical to those found in human breast milk.

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Autonomous food inspection system gets $2m funding

Autonomous food inspection system gets $2m funding

28 Mar 2018

AgShift, a California-based technology startup, is building what it claims is the world’s first autonomous food inspection system leveraging deep learning and computer vision, to reduce global food waste.

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Fonterra announces 2018 interim results

Fonterra announces 2018 interim results

27 Mar 2018

The company has announced a "a strong result" with normalised EBIT growth of 9% to $558 million compared to $510 million in the same period last year, despite lower sales volumes of 9.8 billion LME.

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Arcadia Biosciences announces non-transgenic GoodWheat brand

Arcadia Biosciences announces non-transgenic GoodWheat brand

27 Mar 2018

Agricultural technology company Arcadia Biosciences has announced the official launch of its GoodWheat consumer brand, a non-transgenic (non-GM) platform that it believes enables food manufacturers to differentiate their consumer-facing brands.

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Givaudan to acquire 40% of Naturex

Givaudan to acquire 40% of Naturex

27 Mar 2018

As part of its 2020 strategy to strengthen its capabilities in natural flavour solutions for its customers, Givaudan is to acquire 40.6% of the shares of Naturex for €135 per share and a total consideration of €522 million.

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Mintel: texture assuming greater importance

Mintel: texture assuming greater importance

26 Mar 2018

Texture continues its rise to becoming a central feature of food and drink innovation, according to new research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).

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Study: high fibre diet can help diabetes

Study: high fibre diet can help diabetes

26 Mar 2018

The fight against type 2 diabetes may soon improve thanks to a high-fibre diet study led by a Rutgers University–New Brunswick professor.

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