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Agropur, Agrifoods part ways on Ultima Foods ownership

Agropur, Agrifoods part ways on Ultima Foods ownership

7 Sep 2017

Canadian dairy cooperatives Agropur and Agrifoods International have concluded an agreement pursuant to which Agropur will become the sole owner of Ultima Foods.

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Study: American consumption of grain foods is surprisingly low

Study: American consumption of grain foods is surprisingly low

7 Sep 2017

A new study published in the journal Nutrients shows that – contrary to popular belief – Americans’ consumption of grain foods is less than 15% of all calories in their total diets.

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Mintel: vegetables are the future in healthier cakes

Mintel: vegetables are the future in healthier cakes

6 Sep 2017

Using vegetables in cake manufacture could help address the perception that cakes are inherently unhealthy while offering solutions to the demand for new flavours.

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NZ research: avocados may also be good for gut health

NZ research: avocados may also be good for gut health

6 Sep 2017

A study carried out in New Zealand by Plant & Food Research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknown benefit.

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FrieslandCampina sees revenue, profit rise for half year

FrieslandCampina sees revenue, profit rise for half year

6 Sep 2017

FrieslandCampina has reported a rise in revenue for the first half of 2017 of 10.7% to €6.1 billion. Operating profit rose by 7.8% to €275 million.

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KaTech launches vegan products in response to market trend

KaTech launches vegan products in response to market trend

5 Sep 2017

Using what it says is its expertise in stabiliser systems, KaTech has announced a range of vegan products to help food manufacturers launch high quality products for the growing vegan trend.

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Research: in dairy products, it's all about globule sizes

Research: in dairy products, it's all about globule sizes

5 Sep 2017

University of Queensland researchers reveal that small fat globules impart an amazing stability to cream and give cold butter softer texture and improved spreadability.

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Unilever resumes palm oil purchases from IOI noting 'positive progress'

Unilever resumes palm oil purchases from IOI noting 'positive progress'

5 Sep 2017

Following the update on the positive progress IOI has made on sustainability, Unilever has now resumed sourcing palm oil from IOI.

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Innophos completes acquisition of Novel Ingredients for $125m

Innophos completes acquisition of Novel Ingredients for $125m

4 Sep 2017

Innophos Holdings has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Novel Ingredients, previously announced on August 1, 2017, creating a company with over $0.5 billion in turnover.

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Dow, DuPont merger completed: new company is DowDuPont

Dow, DuPont merger completed: new company is DowDuPont

4 Sep 2017

DowDuPont has announced the successful completion of the merger of equals between Dow and DuPont. The combined entity is operating as a holding company under the name DowDuPont with three divisions.

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Arla establishes new sales/packaging facility in Ghana

Arla establishes new sales/packaging facility in Ghana

4 Sep 2017

Arla is adding another market to its Sub-Saharan Africa business region by establishing a new sales and packaging facility in Ghana that will begin selling Arla’s branded dairy product.

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Study: intensive protein purification not always necessary

Study: intensive protein purification not always necessary

1 Sep 2017

Proteins extracted from potatoes, blood plasma and peas retain their functionality, even in less-pure forms. In fact, sometimes their functionality is improved says a research project.

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