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LCI, Novolyze partner on flour safety

LCI, Novolyze partner on flour safety

19 Dec 2017

Limagrain Céréales Ingredients (LCI) has partnered with Novolyze to reinforce the microbiological control of its proprietary heat process for flours: Farigel.

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Givaudan opens Kuala Lumpur delivery centre

Givaudan opens Kuala Lumpur delivery centre

19 Dec 2017

Givaudan has officially opened its new Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) delivery centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, providing a platform for the company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.

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FoodDrinkEurope protests to EU over Italian labelling

FoodDrinkEurope protests to EU over Italian labelling

19 Dec 2017

Following the recent adoption by Italy of decrees on mandatory country-of-origin labelling, FoodDrinkEurope has proceeded with the filing of an official complaint to the European Commission.

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Unilever gets €6.825 billion Spreads offer from KKR

Unilever gets €6.825 billion Spreads offer from KKR

18 Dec 2017

Unilever has received a binding offer from KKR to purchase its global Spreads business for €6.825 billion on a cash-free, debt-free basis.

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Mintel announces top five packaging trends for 2018

Mintel announces top five packaging trends for 2018

18 Dec 2017

Mintel has announced what it believes are the five trends set to impact the global packaging industry over the coming year, with packaging expected to play a pivotal role in reducing global food and product waste.

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UK energy drink study recommends range of actions

UK energy drink study recommends range of actions

18 Dec 2017

A new study by Action on Sugar has for the first time revealed the sugar, calorie and caffeine content of products marketed as ‘energy drinks’ sold in the UK in 2015 and 2017.

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Mintel: carbonated soft drinks in Australia declining

Mintel: carbonated soft drinks in Australia declining

15 Dec 2017

New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that total volume sales of Australia’s CSD category are expected to see a 2.3% decline in 2017.

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Frutarom finalises AB-Fortis acquisition

Frutarom finalises AB-Fortis acquisition

15 Dec 2017

Frutarom has finalised the acquisition, via one of its subsidiaries, of the AB-Fortis activities including a patent-protected micro-encapsulation technology that enables delivery of iron with increased biological absorption.

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Firmenich acquires Flavourome to expand presence in Africa

Firmenich acquires Flavourome to expand presence in Africa

15 Dec 2017

Firmenich is acquiring Flavourome, an established privately-held flavours company in South Africa that has been serving the local market since 1998.

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99.9% of Enzymotec shareholders approve of Frutarom acquisition

99.9% of Enzymotec shareholders approve of Frutarom acquisition

14 Dec 2017

At Enzymotec's annual and extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, Enzymotec shareholders voted to approve the previously announced acquisition by Frutarom.

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Barry Callebaut helps start-up succeed

Barry Callebaut helps start-up succeed

14 Dec 2017

Barry Callebaut’s partnership with Solo Gelato began through mutual involvement with MassChallenge - a global startup accelerator that offers up to $2m in equity-free funding for high-impact startups each year.

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McCormick launches 2018 Flavour Forecast

McCormick launches 2018 Flavour Forecast

14 Dec 2017

Among the trends the company sees is the fusing of global cuisines, merging high-flavour fillings with unique crepes, buns and breads for loaded street fare you eat with your hands.

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