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Campden BRI identifies food industry challenges

Campden BRI identifies food industry challenges

19 Jan 2018

Campden BRI has identified the challenges that the food industry will need to tackle using science and technology, following the extensive consultation of its industrial members.

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Nestlé gets $2.8bn from Ferrero for US confectionery business

Nestlé gets $2.8bn from Ferrero for US confectionery business

18 Jan 2018

Nestlé has announced that it has agreed to sell its U.S. confectionery business to Ferrero for $2.8 billion in cash. Nestlé’s 2016 U.S. confectionery sales reached about $900 million.

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Cargill invests in pea protein manufacturer

Cargill invests in pea protein manufacturer

18 Jan 2018

PURIS, said to be the largest North American producer of pea protein, and Cargill have signed a joint venture agreement to accelerate a new wave of plant-based foods.

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Hampton replaces Ahmed as Tate & Lyle CEO

Hampton replaces Ahmed as Tate & Lyle CEO

18 Jan 2018

Tate & Lyle has appointed Nick Hampton as Chief Executive of Tate & Lyle with effect from 1 April 2018. Hampton is currently Chief Financial Officer and a board member of Tate & Lyle.

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Mérieux NutriSciences acquires majority holding in traQ’food

Mérieux NutriSciences acquires majority holding in traQ’food

17 Jan 2018

Mérieux NutriSciences has announced the acquisition of a majority shareholding in traQ’food, a French start-up commercialising a digital application for restaurants and food service to manage their hygiene and sanitary control plan.

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Emmi subsidiary increases stake in Tunisian dairy company

Emmi subsidiary increases stake in Tunisian dairy company

17 Jan 2018

Kaiku, an Emmi subsidiary based in San Sebastián (Spain), is increasing its stake in Centrale Laitière de Mahdia (Vitalait), based in Mahdia (Tunisia), from 45.4% to 54.7%.

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General Mills launches Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program

General Mills launches Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program

17 Jan 2018

General Mills has launched the General Mills Feeding Better Futures Scholars Program, which asks youth to share their ideas to help solve the challenge of feeding a growing world population.

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Campden BRI to host microorganisms seminar

Campden BRI to host microorganisms seminar

16 Jan 2018

Campden BRI has announced that it will explore different approaches to separating microorganisms from each other to facilitate microbiological investigations into food contamination at a bacterial identification and typing seminar on 1 March 2018.

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Agrana sees 9-month revenue growth of 2.2%

Agrana sees 9-month revenue growth of 2.2%

16 Jan 2018

In the first three quarters of the 2017/18 financial year, sugar, starch and fruit manufacturer Agrana achieved slight year-on-year growth of 2.2% in group revenue to €2,010.6 million.

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BASF launches Citral availability web site

BASF launches Citral availability web site

16 Jan 2018

BASF has launched a website to inform its customers, industry stakeholders and the interested public about the progress of the repair work at its Citral production plant in Ludwigshafen.

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CRYSTAL DATE SUGAR – An exclusive Ingredient for the world food innovation

CRYSTAL DATE SUGAR – An exclusive Ingredient for the world food innovation

16 Jan 2018

CRYSTAL DATE SUGAR is a sugar produced 100% from Date by Naturalia Ingredients, an Italian company owned by Maccaferri Industrial Group and located in Mazara del Vallo, within the province of Trapani, in the sunny Western Sicily.Naturalia Ingredients i...

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Chr. Hansen reports strong organic revenue growth

Chr. Hansen reports "strong" organic revenue growth

15 Jan 2018

Chr. Hansen has reported what it describes as strong organic revenue growth of 10% to €254.5 million in the first three months of 2017/18. Food Cultures & Enzymes grew 12%, Health & Nutrition grew 10% and Natural Colors saw 4% growth.

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