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Study: no need for an upper limit of folate intake

Study: no need for an upper limit of folate intake

6 Feb 2018

There is no need for an upper limit of folate intake, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London and the School of Advanced Study, University of London.

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Dairy Crest sees strong growth in key brands

Dairy Crest sees strong growth in key brands

6 Feb 2018

Dairy Crest has issued a Trading Update for the nine months ended 31 December 2017, saying that the outlook for the full year remains in line with its expectations.

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Orri Jaffa farming now biologically controllable

Orri Jaffa farming now biologically controllable

6 Feb 2018

Environmental Orri Jaffa farming has been taking strides and can now be 100% biologically controlled, it has been announced.

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Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language for chocolate

Barry Callebaut introduces sensory language for chocolate

5 Feb 2018

Barry Callebaut has introduced a sensory language and tasting ritual that it believes will help chocolate professionals and consumers to understand and express the richness of chocolate taste.

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Mondelēz reports solid results for 4Q, year

Mondelēz reports "solid" results for 4Q, year

5 Feb 2018

"We are pleased with the solid results for 2017," said Brian Gladden, Chief Financial Officer. "We delivered a strong year of margin expansion and earnings growth, marking significant progress from four years ago."

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UK women change diet to improve health

UK women change diet to improve health

5 Feb 2018

A major study shows that 50% of women aged 18 and over in the UK have incorporated foods such as oily fish, nuts, seeds and dairy products into their diet to improve health.

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Cargill, AKV Langholt to invest in new potato starch unit

Cargill, AKV Langholt to invest in new potato starch unit

2 Feb 2018

Cargill and its Danish potato starch partner, AKV Langholt AmbA, are investing $22.5 million/€19 million) in a new potato starch production unit at their Langholt facility in Denmark.

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GEA specifies process solution for flavour manufacturing

GEA specifies process solution for flavour manufacturing

2 Feb 2018

Technology group GEA has specified its process solution for flavour manufacturing and developed a new machine design as well as control and cleaning elements for the production facilities.

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Tyson invests in cultured meat company

Tyson invests in cultured meat company

2 Feb 2018

Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, has invested in food tech startup Memphis Meats, who specialise in cultured meat produced directly from animal cells.

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Barry Callebaut helps found Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa

Barry Callebaut helps found Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa

1 Feb 2018

The Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa was launched last week, with Barry Callebaut one of the founding members. This platform will, the company said, play an important role in creating the market pull for sustainably sourced cocoa.

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Rutgers study: insects are digestible by humans

Rutgers study: insects are digestible by humans

1 Feb 2018

According to a new Rutgers study, insects, the food choice for our early primate ancestors, could still be eaten and digested by almost all primates today, including humans.

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Probi signs important deal, reports increased sales

Probi signs important deal, reports increased sales

1 Feb 2018

Swedish bioengineering company Probi has reported full year net sales up 38.2%, and announced that it had signed an agreement with an unnamed FMCG leader to launch a functional food product in North America in 2019.

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