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Sensient to acquire natural colour business

Sensient to acquire natural colour business

20 Feb 2018

Sensient Technologies has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the natural colour business of GlobeNatural, a natural food and ingredient company owned by the Michell Group.

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Neptune, Tetra Bio-Pharma to partner on cannabinoid products

Neptune, Tetra Bio-Pharma to partner on cannabinoid products

19 Feb 2018

Neptune and Tetra Bio-Pharma have announced that they entered into an agreement for the co-development, commercialization and marketing of purified cannabinoid oil-based products.

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DuPont launches aid for fruit spreads manufacturers

DuPont launches aid for fruit spreads manufacturers

19 Feb 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has developed GRINDSTED Pectin PRIME 541, a new product that it says will allow food manufacturers to formulate new appealing reduced sugar fruit spreads recipes faster than ever and without processing hurdles.

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Arla buys back AFISA shares

Arla buys back AFISA shares

19 Feb 2018

Arla Foods Ingredients has agreed to acquire the shares in Arla Foods Ingredients S.A (AFISA) currently owned by SanCor to support the company’s ambition for market growth in South America.

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Soil Association: UK organic market grew 6% in 2017

Soil Association: UK organic market grew 6% in 2017

16 Feb 2018

The Soil Association’s 2018 Organic Market Report reveals the UK organic market is now worth more than ever at £2.2 billion, growing 6% in 2017.

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Nestlé reports minimal growth, flat sales

Nestlé reports minimal growth, flat sales

16 Feb 2018

Nestlé has reported organic growth of 2.4%, with 1.6% of real internal growth (RIG) and pricing of 0.8%. Total reported sales increased by 0.4% to CHF89.8 billion (2016: CHF89.5 billion).

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IOI partners on support program for small growers

IOI partners on support program for small growers

16 Feb 2018

IOI Loders Croklaan has partnered with Kerry Group, Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a 3-year Small-Growers Support Program.

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Mintel: plant-based food - it's about taste

Mintel: plant-based food - it's about taste

16 Feb 2018

New research from Mintel reveals that taste is the top reason US adults who eat plant-based proteins do so (52%), outranking concerns over diet (10%), animal protection (11%), the environment (13%) and even health (39%).

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Scientific review: eat more protein to become stronger

Scientific review: eat more protein to become stronger

15 Feb 2018

People who would like to become physically stronger should start with weight training and add protein to their diets, according to a comprehensive scientific review of research at McMaster University.

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Clinical trial confirms immune enhancing effect of Probi Defendum

Clinical trial confirms immune enhancing effect of Probi Defendum

15 Feb 2018

Probi's largest clinical trial ever, focused on probiotic immune health, has recently been completed and is said to confirm the strong clinical immune enhancing effect of Probi Defendum.

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Fermentalg acquires patent portfolio

Fermentalg acquires patent portfolio

15 Feb 2018

French microalgae company Fermentalg has announced the acquisition of a portfolio of patents to reinforce its intellectual property and industrial and commercial capabilities in its strategic market of Omega 3 production.

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Acatris to be acquired by Caldic

Acatris to be acquired by Caldic

14 Feb 2018

Caldic has reached an agreement to acquire Acatris, a supplier of ingredients, services and solutions to the food processing industry.

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