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Nestlé announces Creating Shared Value finalists

Nestlé announces Creating Shared Value finalists

6 Mar 2018

From over 1,000 entries, six finalists have been chosen for Nestlé’s 2018 Creating Shared Value Prize, each said to address a growing need for good nutrition, safe water or enhanced rural development,

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Bunge announces completion of IOI deal

Bunge announces completion of IOI deal

6 Mar 2018

Bunge has announced it has completed its acquisition of a 70% ownership interest in IOI Loders Croklaan from IOI, saying that it established Bunge as a global leader in business-to-business oil solutions.

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Consumer demand for fermented foods on the rise

Consumer demand for fermented foods on the rise

6 Mar 2018

Fermentation adds an appealing taste to many foods, but it’s the potential gut health benefits that have added extra fizz to the fermented foods market.

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Colour startup looks to fungus for natural red

Colour startup looks to fungus for natural red

6 Mar 2018

A new red colour derived from fungus could satisfy food companies’ appetite for a natural shelf-stable alternative to carmine, according to Danish biotech startup Chromologics.

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Breko targets South East Asian interest in functional ingredients

Breko targets South East Asian interest in functional ingredients

6 Mar 2018

South East Asian consumers often are more open to the health benefits of functional foods and nutraceuticals than Europeans, says Vice President of Breko, Wolfgang Loersch.

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Tate & Lyle helps chefs in Asia transform health credentials

Tate & Lyle helps chefs in Asia transform health credentials

5 Mar 2018

Tate & Lyle says it has helped chefs at TungLok, a food service group in Asia, to transform the health credentials of their range of Nian Gao desserts.

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Fonterra signs Bangladesh distribution agreement

Fonterra signs Bangladesh distribution agreement

5 Mar 2018

Fonterra says it is breaking new ground in South Asia’s rapidly growing dairy market, with the signing of a new distribution agreement that will make Anchor available to millions more consumers in Bangladesh.

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FDA issues statement on efforts to advance Nutrition Facts label

FDA issues statement on efforts to advance Nutrition Facts label

5 Mar 2018

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has issued a statement on FDA’s new efforts to advance implementation of the new consumer Nutrition Facts label for foods.

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InnoBev gets patent for plant-based alertness formula

InnoBev gets patent for plant-based alertness formula

2 Mar 2018

InnoBev has received a U.S. patent for WakeUp!, its plant-based alertness formula. The patent describes a method for providing an “awakening effect" as well as for compositions of plant extracts that help improve well-being.

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F&BC will represent Canadian food and beverage manufacturers

F&BC will represent Canadian food and beverage manufacturers

2 Mar 2018

A new organization representing food and beverage manufacturers in Canada has been launched. Food & Beverage Canada (F&BC) of Mississauga, ON, will work to be the national voice for this economic sector.

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Barry Callebaut launches first Forever Chocolate Pilot in Indonesia

Barry Callebaut launches first Forever Chocolate Pilot in Indonesia

2 Mar 2018

Barry Callebaut has launched its first Forever Chocolate Pilot in Indonesia as it looks to test theories of change in the company’s quest to accelerate impact in sustainable cocoa production.

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Califia Farms launches breakthrough dairy-free yogurt drinks

Califia Farms launches "breakthrough" dairy-free yogurt drinks

1 Mar 2018

Califia Farms has launched what it describes as a breakthrough line of dairy-free yogurt drinks made with the Califia Culture Blend, featuring BB-12, the most documented bifidobacteria in the world.

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