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Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

7 Sep 2018

Matcha, the green tea packed with antioxidants, is often hailed as containing properties which prevent disease. Scientists in Salford, UK have shed a ray of light on the claim by testing it on cancer stem cells – with, they say, surprising results.

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DSM report reveals consumer perception of acrylamide

DSM report reveals consumer perception of acrylamide

7 Sep 2018

DSM has published a new report in its Global Insights Series which indicates that consumers are still largely unaware of acrylamide - but those who do know something about acrylamide, know enough to be concerned.

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Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

6 Sep 2018

Sugar has replaced price as the top concern for UK consumers when buying food, according to a survey from the nation’s Food Standards Agency. Concern about sugar content is similarly high across Europe, so how should food and beverage companies respond...

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Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

6 Sep 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project to investigate numerous aspects of kombucha brewing, including symbiotic culture make-up and storage.

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Biorigin announces $3.5m expansion plan

Biorigin announces $3.5m expansion plan

6 Sep 2018

Biorigin, a Brazilian multinational company that operates in the production of natural ingredients for human and animal nutrition, will start the expansion plan of its unit located in Louisville, United States.

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Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

5 Sep 2018

Parabel USA, a producer of plant protein ingredients,has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a GRAS No Objection Letter for its LENTEIN plant protein.

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Brenntag signs distribution deal with Caragum

Brenntag signs distribution deal with Caragum

5 Sep 2018

Chemical distributor Brenntag North America is partnering with Caragum International for the exclusive distribution of Ester Gum in the United States and Canada.

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Innovative solutions further the meat industry’s move toward greater transparency

Innovative solutions further the meat industry’s move toward greater transparency

5 Sep 2018

Opinions may differ about exactly where and when the journey toward a “transparent” food industry began, but many food manufacturers would agree that the trip has felt like a long one. Some would trace it all the way back to the publication of Upton Si...

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FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

4 Sep 2018

Royal FrieslandCampina revenues amounted to €5,721 million over the first half-year of 2018, 5.8% down. Profit decreased by 32.7% to €109 million, primarily due to losses on cheese, butter and milk powder basic dairy sales.

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DuPont creates clean label hub

DuPont creates "clean label hub"

4 Sep 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility, Intending to boost its project pipeline in healthy nutrition and clean label texturant offerings.

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Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

4 Sep 2018

Climate change poses a major threat to cocoa and chocolate production, with some researchers suggesting that cocoa could become extinct in some major producing regions within 30 years.

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c-LEcta gets new investors

c-LEcta gets new investors

3 Sep 2018

c-LEcta, a fully integrated industrial biotechnology company located in Leipzig, Germany has obtained funds from two new investors that will enable it to accelerate its expansion.

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