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DFA, Sprint name finalists for Accelerator program

DFA, Sprint name finalists for Accelerator program

12 Mar 2018

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Sprint have announced the companies selected for the 2018 Accelerator program, which includes startups focused on ag tech and dairy food products.

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Fermentalg publishes results, previews new products

Fermentalg publishes results, previews new products

12 Mar 2018

Fermentalg's road map includes the launch of an algal protein in 2019 and an initial algal colourant in 2020 as a result of a pipeline bolstered by the strategic partnership with DIC Corporation.

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Corbion reports annual net sales decline

Corbion reports annual net sales decline

9 Mar 2018

Corbion has reported net sales of €891.7 million in 2017, a decrease of 2.2% compared to 2016. Organic net sales growth in Q4 was 0.4%. EBITDA excluding one-off items in 2017 decreased by 3.5% to €164.1 million.

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Ajinomoto looks to double Turkey sales with amalgamation

Ajinomoto looks to double Turkey sales with amalgamation

9 Mar 2018

Ajinomoto has announced that it will amalgamate Ajinomoto Istanbul Food Sales, Kükre and Örgen, all of which are wholly owned subsidiaries in Turkey with a view to doubling sales by 2020.

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Public Health England outlines steps to cut calorie intake

Public Health England outlines steps to cut calorie intake

9 Mar 2018

Major steps to cut people’s excessive calorie intake have been unveiled by Public Health England (PHE), as part of the government’s strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity.

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Tate & Lyle appoints Horn as US distributor

Tate & Lyle appoints Horn as US distributor

8 Mar 2018

Tate & Lyle and Horn, a North American distributor of specialty ingredients and raw materials, have announced a new partnership. Tate & Lyle has selected Horn as its preferred national distributor in the U.S.

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Wilmar, MPOCC to partner on MSPO certification

Wilmar, MPOCC to partner on MSPO certification

8 Mar 2018

Wilmar International and the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC) are partnering to assist all of Wilmar’s suppliers in Malaysia to obtain the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification by the end of 2019.

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Nestlé UK & Ireland cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar

Nestlé UK & Ireland cuts 2.6 billion teaspoons of sugar

8 Mar 2018

Last March, Nestlé announced that it had pledged to cut sugar across its confectionery portfolio by 10% by the end of 2018 and says it has already hit a reduction of 7.4% as of today.

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Emmi sees sales, earnings increase

Emmi sees sales, earnings increase

7 Mar 2018

Swiss dairy group Emmi increased its sales by 3.2 % (0.5 % in organic terms) to CHF 3,364 million in 2017. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose by 1.6 % to CHF 206 million.

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ADM acquires 50% of Russian sweeteners, starches company

ADM acquires 50% of Russian sweeteners, starches company

7 Mar 2018

ADM has announced an agreement to acquire a 50% equity stake in the sweeteners and starches business of Russia-based Aston Foods and Food Ingredients.

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Survey: 30% of consumers would eat cultured meat

Survey: 30% of consumers would eat cultured meat

7 Mar 2018

According to survey commissioned by PR and communications company Ingredient Communications and carried out by Surveygoo, almost a third of consumers say they would be happy to eat so-called ‘cultured meat’.

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Fonterra Ventures enters into its first strategic partnership

Fonterra Ventures enters into its first strategic partnership

6 Mar 2018

Fonterra Ventures has entered into its first strategic partnership, teaming up with German active nutrition start-up foodspring through an investment in its parent company, Goodminton.

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