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Iced, RTD coffee launches on the rise

Iced, RTD coffee launches on the rise

5 Jun 2018

According to the latest research from Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD), cold coffee has drinkers buzzing, as around one in five (19%) global new coffee launches was iced, ready-to-drink (RTD) in 2017, up from 16% in 2015.

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Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

1 Jun 2018

Arla Foods has announced changes to a number of its corporate Group functions and to its cheese production that could see up to 400 jobs eliminated.

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PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

1 Jun 2018

PepsiCo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods ( Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks.

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Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

31 May 2018

Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete.

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Frutarom reports another record quarter

Frutarom reports another record quarter

31 May 2018

Frutarom has reported what it says is another record quarter. Sales grew by 27.2% to a record $384.8 million; constant currency growth on a pro forma basis of 7.6%, while sales from Core Activities grew by 29.0% to $365.7 million.

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Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

30 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has reported what it describes as a year of progress in profit and cash delivery. The company saw a 13% increase in adjusted profit before tax at constant currency with profit growth in all businesses.

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Nestlé reorganises R&D

Nestlé reorganises R&D

30 May 2018

Nestlé has announced changes that it says further strengthen its research and development operations, which it claims are the largest of any food company worldwide.

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Ancient grains have become household names

Ancient grains have become household names

28 May 2018

Until very recently, few consumers had heard of quinoa – and even fewer knew how to pronounce it. Now, it is one of the most sought-after grains, appearing in over 2,200 new products launched globally in 2017, according to Mintel.

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How clean label ingredients affect packaging

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

28 May 2018

When companies consider ‘cleaning up’ their product labels, they often focus primarily on how to remove or replace certain ingredients – but they should also consider implications for product packaging.

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DuPont gets permission to divest alginates business

DuPont gets permission to divest alginates business

29 May 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has received approval from the European Commission to divest its heritage DuPont N&H Alginates business to JRS Group.

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Chr. Hansen intros white cheese starter cultures

Chr. Hansen intros white cheese starter cultures

29 May 2018

DVS WHITE FLORA is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s white cheese starter culture range. The new product series consists of three cultures that are designed to aid the formation of rich and aromatic notes in white cheese.

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Tate & Lyle to get 15% of Sweet Green Fields

Tate & Lyle to get 15% of Sweet Green Fields

28 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has entered into an agreement to acquire a 15% equity holding in Sweet Green Fields, one of the largest privately held, fully integrated global stevia ingredient companies.

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