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Mintel: Canadians embracing meat alternatives

Mintel: Canadians embracing meat alternatives

16 Apr 2018

It seems meat alternatives are increasingly making their way onto plates across the country as new research from Mintel reveals that more than half (53%) of Canadians say they eat meat alternatives.

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Frutarom promotes acrylamide reduction solution

Frutarom promotes acrylamide reduction solution

16 Apr 2018

As of April 11, 2018 new European Union legislation set new “benchmark” levels for the amount of acrylamide in foods for various products. Frutarom offers its all-natural, high-antioxidant solution for reducing acrylamides.

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Barry Callebaut half year sales grow 8%

Barry Callebaut half year sales grow 8%

13 Apr 2018

Barry Callebaut has reported what it describes as a strong sales performance for the first half of the year, with sales revenue growth of 8% - compared with 2.5% growth in the market as a whole - and EBIT up 20.6%.

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Campden BRI to host BRC v8 briefing seminars

Campden BRI to host BRC v8 briefing seminars

13 Apr 2018

Campden BRI’s BRC v8 briefing seminars, taking place during Autumn 2018, are designed to provide a timely opportunity to find out about the many changes to the standard and what businesses will have to do to comply.

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Food fraud boosts demand for transparent supply chains

Food fraud boosts demand for transparent supply chains

12 Apr 2018

Supply chain transparency is no longer optional for food companies, as consumers demand more information about where their food comes from.

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Nestlé launches KitKat Ruby in Europe

Nestlé launches KitKat Ruby in Europe

12 Apr 2018

Nestlé has unveiled KitKat Ruby to chocolate lovers in Europe after its successful debut in Japan and Korea in January this year.

KitKat Ruby is said to offer consumers a new way of savouring chocolate.

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Bayn researching e-sensory technology to optimize sugar reduction

Bayn researching e-sensory technology to optimize sugar reduction

12 Apr 2018

As part of the development of Bayn Europe AB’s cloud-based platform and e-sensory tool for sugar reduction, the sugar reduction specialist is performing research into using e-sensory technology to optimize sugar reduced recipes.

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Campden BRI launches chlorate reduction club project

Campden BRI launches chlorate reduction club project

11 Apr 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project to investigate approaches to reduce chlorate levels in agricultural production and processing.

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Cargill sees operating earnings decline 22%

Cargill sees operating earnings decline 22%

11 Apr 2018

Cargill has reported financial results for the fiscal 2018 third quarter and first nine months ended Feb. 28, 2018. Adjusted operating earnings were $559 million, a 22% decrease from last year’s $715 million.

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Grain, dairy prices drive FAO Index higher

Grain, dairy prices drive FAO Index higher

10 Apr 2018

The FAO Food Price Index rose in March, driven by robust increases in grains and dairy prices. In March, the Index averaged 172.8 points, 1.1% higher than in February and 0.7% above its value a year earlier.

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Campbell reorganises, creates Accelerator unit

Campbell reorganises, creates Accelerator unit

10 Apr 2018

Campbell Soup has announced a strategic reorganization that it believes will better position the company to capitalize on the rapidly changing food industry landscape.

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Study: meat protein, bad - nut protein, good

Study: meat protein, bad - nut protein, good

9 Apr 2018

A study conducted by researchers in California and France has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart.

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