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Sourdough on the rise with trend for fermented foods

Sourdough on the rise with trend for fermented foods

3 Aug 2018

Traditional sourdough cultures are making a comeback, and ingredients companies are investing in them for commercial use, as well as fast-track solutions to make these sometimes fussy ingredients easier for large-scale bakers to manage.

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Danone sees 13.4% EPS growth

Danone sees 13.4% EPS growth

2 Aug 2018

Danone has reported what it describes as a strong set of results in a volatile context. EPS grew 13.4%, and sales were up by 4% in the first half and 3.3% in the second quarter.

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EFSA delivers positive verdict on whey basic protein

EFSA delivers positive verdict on whey basic protein

2 Aug 2018

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) concluded that whey basic protein isolate is safe.

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Mintel: Germany leads vegan revolution

Mintel: Germany leads vegan revolution

1 Aug 2018

Over the past few years, notes Mintel, Germany has emerged as a leading force in the so-called ‘vegan revolution’ with the highest percentage of global vegan food and drink launches.

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Nestlé reports 2.8% organic growth for 1H18

Nestlé reports 2.8% organic growth for 1H18

1 Aug 2018

Nestlé has reported its half-year results for 2018, noting continued progress with the Nestlé value creation model and saying that it is on track to meet its full-year guidance.

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DuPont opens Japanese innovation centre

DuPont opens Japanese innovation centre

31 Jul 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has announced the opening of its new innovation centre in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, later this summer.

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ADM introduce new specialty tapioca starches

ADM introduce new specialty tapioca starches

31 Jul 2018

ADM has introduced a new line of specialty tapioca starches and tapioca maltodextrin ingredients in partnership with Vedan International.

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BASF, UC Davis collaborate on HMOs

BASF, UC Davis collaborate on HMOs

30 Jul 2018

BASF and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have announced a collaboration to unlock new benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs).

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EFSA rejects Han-Biotech salt replacement claim

EFSA rejects Han-Biotech salt replacement claim

30 Jul 2018

the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal, lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension.

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ADM expands vanilla business with acquisition

ADM expands vanilla business with acquisition

27 Jul 2018

ADM has announced that it is to acquire Rodelle, an originator, processor and supplier of vanilla products.

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Campden BRI opens new virology laboratory

Campden BRI opens new virology laboratory

27 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has opened a new virology laboratory to support its virus services, including a new, large open–plan laboratory for analyses, validation trials and project work.

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Lycored declares natural colourings super stable

Lycored declares natural colourings "super stable"

26 Jul 2018

A new batch of carotenoid-derived colours from Lycored has proved to be “super-stable” in hard coated candy and vitamin-enriched gummies, the company reports.

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