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FAO: food prices declined in December

FAO: food prices declined in December

15 Jan 2018

Global food prices declined in December, led by sharp decreases for vegetable oils and dairy products, according to the latest FAO Food Price Index.

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Irish exports grown despite UK Brexit woes

Irish exports grown despite UK Brexit woes

15 Jan 2018

The value of Irish food, drink and horticulture exports increased by 13% in 2017, to reach €12.6 billion for the first time. The figure increase to €13.5 billion when non-edible products such as forestry are included.

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Orri Jaffa mandarins to be better, safer

Orri Jaffa mandarins to be better, safer

12 Jan 2018

The Plant Production and Marketing Board of Israel is helping farmers of the Orri Jaffa mandarin to grow better, safer Orri Jaffa fruit. The support will help Orri Jaffa meet the rapidly growing demand for its branded mandarin.

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DuPont Nutrition & Health relocates site in response to rising demand

DuPont Nutrition & Health relocates site in response to rising demand

12 Jan 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has relocated its existing production site in Botany to Erskine Park, New South Wales, demonstrating its continued commitment to meet the increasing demands from the food industry.

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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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