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Graber leaves Givaudan, joins Chr. Hansen as CEO

Graber leaves Givaudan, joins Chr. Hansen as CEO

12 Jan 2018

The Board of Directors of Chr. Hansen has appointed Mauricio Graber as new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) as of 1 June 2018. Graber has been President of the Flavours Division of Givaudan since 2006.

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Alland & Robert announces improved Karaya gum

Alland & Robert announces improved Karaya gum

11 Jan 2018

Alland & Robert says it has developed a method of physical treatment that reduces the total plate count of hydrocolloids while preserving all their functional properties.

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Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) and Jebsen Group  establish JV for Greater China

Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) and Jebsen Group establish JV for Greater China

11 Jan 2018

Jebsen & Jessen (SEA) and Jebsen Group have announced the establishment of a joint venture of equals in Greater China between Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients and Jebsen Industrial Specialty Ingredients & Solutions Business.

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Campden BRI announces cyber security seminar

Campden BRI announces cyber security seminar

11 Jan 2018

A Campden BRI seminar, on 27 February 2018, will, the company says, help inform the food industry about the threats and challenges to cyber security faced by the food industry.

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IFIC predicts major food and nutrition trends for 2018

IFIC predicts major food and nutrition trends for 2018

10 Jan 2018

Food waste, digital and online innovations, and consumer values are expected to drive some of the major food and nutrition trends in 2018, according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.

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VTT to sell subsidiaries to Eurofins

VTT to sell subsidiaries to Eurofins

10 Jan 2018

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is to sell its wholly owned subsidiaries VTT Expert Services and Labtium Oy to Eurofins Scientific Group.

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Israeli biotech and food-tech startup raises $3 million

Israeli biotech and food-tech startup raises $3 million

10 Jan 2018

SuperMeat, the Israeli biotech and food-tech startup, has announced it has raised $3M in seed funding and has formed a strategic partnership with poultry producer PHW.

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Tosla’s new generation sugar technology EU funding was approved: SLADCORE™, sugar re-invented

Tosla’s new generation sugar technology EU funding was approved: SLADCORE™, sugar re-invented

10 Jan 2018

Through structural modification of table sugar, the SLADCORE™ team has invented a plug-n-play disruptive industrial technology to improve sucrose (40% increased sweetness).

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Arla Foods strengthens SE Asia business with JV

Arla Foods strengthens SE Asia business with JV

9 Jan 2018

Arla Foods is set to strengthen its business in Southeast Asia by establishing a joint venture with Indonesian consumer and dairy goods company PT Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur Tbk.

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NHS takes action to reduce sugary drinks consumption

NHS takes action to reduce sugary drinks consumption

9 Jan 2018

The UK’s NHS (National Health Service) is taking action on sugar, with almost two thirds of NHS trusts now signed up to a voluntary scheme to reduce sales of sugary drinks to 10% or less of sold beverages.

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Lactalis to acquire maker of Icelandic style skyr yogurts

Lactalis to acquire maker of Icelandic style skyr yogurts

9 Jan 2018

Lactalis has agreed to acquire siggi's – the U.S. based maker of Icelandic style skyr yogurts with "simple ingredients, not a lot of sugar" – for an undisclosed price.

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Firmenich acquires organic certified natural flavours manufacturer

Firmenich acquires organic certified natural flavours manufacturer

8 Jan 2018

Firmenich is acquiring Natural Flavors, a manufacturer of organic certified natural flavours said to have developed and commercialized the first organic certified flavours in North America during the late 1990s.

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