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Fonterra publishes first Sustainability Report

Fonterra publishes first Sustainability Report

3 Jan 2018

Fonterra has published its first Sustainability Report, detailing its environmental, social and economic performance, and following its recent announcements on emissions and clean water in New Zealand.

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Survey uncovers American attitudes to bottled water

Survey uncovers American attitudes to bottled water

3 Jan 2018

More than 3 in 5 Americans (63%) say bottled water (still and/or sparkling) is among their most preferred beverages, according to a survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA).

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Barentz acquires Serbian functional protein distributor

Barentz acquires Serbian functional protein distributor

2 Jan 2018

Ingredients distributor Barentz has acquired Serbian company Soforebo. The acquisition will, the company said, strengthen its functional protein portfolio, and expand its market share in the Balkans.

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Bloomberg: Nestlé  to sell U.S. confectionery unit

Bloomberg: Nestlé to sell U.S. confectionery unit

2 Jan 2018

According to a report by Bloomberg, Nestlé aims to sell its U.S. confectionery unit by the end of March as Chief Executive Officer Mark Schneider seeks to clinch his first major divestment at the world’s largest food company.

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Cargill intros lowest saturated fat high oleic canola oil

Cargill intros "lowest saturated fat" high oleic canola oil

30 Dec 2017

Cargill has introduced what it claims is the lowest saturated fat, high oleic canola oil available to commercial food customers worldwide.

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Valeo acquires Raisio's UK, Czech confectionery business

Valeo acquires Raisio's UK, Czech confectionery business

30 Dec 2017

Raisio has divested its confectionery business in the UK and Czech Republic to Valeo Foods. The enterprise value of the transaction is €100 million, with the equity value of the deal paid by the buyer €77 million.

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DSM acquires BioCare Copenhagen

DSM acquires BioCare Copenhagen

30 Dec 2017

DSM has acquired BioCare Copenhagen. With the acquisition, DSM expands its offering in gut health ingredients with probiotics, which it believes is an attractive market segment.

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Cargill partners with Techstars, Ecolab on Farm to Fork Accelerator

Cargill partners with Techstars, Ecolab on Farm to Fork Accelerator

29 Dec 2017

Because new technologies can lead the way to a safer, more secure and sustainable food supply, the company believes, Cargill is partnering with Techstars and Ecolab to create the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator.

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DuPont contributes to discussion on plant-based sources for health

DuPont contributes to discussion on plant-based sources for health

29 Dec 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health contributed its voice to a recent journal article published in the American Society for Nutrition’s Current Developments in Nutrition on the healthy diet advantages of plant-based sources.

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Researchers turn yogurt waste into fuels, feed additives

Researchers turn yogurt waste into fuels, feed additives

29 Dec 2017

Researchers in the United States and Germany have found a way to use bacteria to turn the leftover sugars and acids from Greek yogurt into molecules that could be used in biofuels or safe feedstock additives.

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Frutarom makes it a round dozen for the year

Frutarom makes it a round dozen for the year

28 Dec 2017

Frutarom is to purchase 51% of the shares of the Brazilian company Bremil Indústria, said to be the top producer of savoury solutions in Brazil, at a company value of approximately $73 million.

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Lycored research: tomatoes perceived as healthy

Lycored research: tomatoes perceived as healthy

28 Dec 2017

Tomatoes have a powerful association with health and are seen as the star ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet, research by Lycored has shown.

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