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Looking to food waste for new ingredients

Looking to food waste for new ingredients

20 Aug 2018

The food industry produces an enormous amount of waste during processing, but some are looking to give such products new life as valuable specialist ingredients.

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Raisio continues to struggle for growth

Raisio continues to struggle for growth

17 Aug 2018

For the period April-June 2018, Raisio’s net sales totalled €59.7 (61.4) million. Comparable EBIT was €6.5 (11.0) million, accounting for 11.0% (18.0) of net sales. EBIT was €6.5 (39.6) million, accounting for 10.9 (64.6)% of net sales.

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Mintel sees new opportunities for sauces

Mintel sees new opportunities for sauces

17 Aug 2018

Melanie Zanoza Bartelme, Global Food Analyst at Mintel, says that consumers are willing to use an assortment of sauces to add flavour to their meals, yet many sauces do not call out how versatile they can be.

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Symrise reports accelerating growth

Symrise reports accelerating growth

16 Aug 2018

After what the company describes as a “dynamic” start to the year, Symrise has reported that it accelerated its organic growth course in the second quarter, showing 10.6% growth.

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Glanbia, DFA, Select settle on JV site

Glanbia, DFA, Select settle on JV site

16 Aug 2018

Glanbia Nutritionals, Dairy Farmers of America (DFA) and Select Milk Producers (Select), have announced that they have selected the City of St. Johns, Michigan as the preferred location for their new cheese and whey joint venture.

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Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

15 Aug 2018

Food and drink innovation in 2018 continues to be influenced by flavour extremes and the impact of social media in spreading visually stimulating and fun concepts, notes Chris Brockman, EMEA Research Manager at Mintel.

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Evolva sales double, loss narrows

Evolva sales double, loss narrows

15 Aug 2018

Biotechnology and fermentation company Evolva has announced that product sales doubled in the first half of the year, reaching CHF 1.8 million. Total revenues of CHF 3.8 million were up 6% on last year.

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EFSA consults on muscle function claims

EFSA consults on muscle function claims

14 Aug 2018

EFSA has launched an open consultation on its draft guidance for the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance.

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Corbion organic sales grow, currency causes decline

Corbion organic sales grow, currency causes decline

14 Aug 2018

For the first half of 2018, Corbion has reported sales of €439.2 million, a decrease of 4.9% compared to H1 2017 - entirely due to negative currency effects, the company said.

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Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

14 Aug 2018

New EU regulation on acrylamide levels in food came into force in April 2018, spurring companies to step up their reduction efforts. What are the latest solutions?

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Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

13 Aug 2018

A seminar hosted by Campden BRI on sugar reduction in confectionery, sweet sauces and desserts will explore how companies can meet the UK’s childhood obesity targets.

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IFF 2Q sales rise by 9%

IFF 2Q sales rise by 9%

13 Aug 2018

IFF has reported net sales for the second quarter of $920 million, an increase of 9% from $843 million in 2017. Excluding the impact of foreign exchange, currency neutral sales increased 5% over the prior year.

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