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Impossible Foods secures $75 million investment for plant-based meat

Impossible Foods secures $75 million investment for plant-based meat

3 Aug 2017

Impossible Foods has closed a $75 million investment after achieving significant milestones in intellectual property and food safety. The lead investor in the round is Singapore-based investment company Temasek.

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Corbion bids $20 million to acquire TerraVia assets

Corbion bids $20 million to acquire TerraVia assets

3 Aug 2017

Corbion has entered into a "stalking horse" stock and asset purchase agreement with TerraVia, a company with a platform centred on microalgae, offering a cash purchase price of approximately $20 million.

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Mintel: flavoured milk market in India doubles in four years

Mintel: flavoured milk market in India doubles in four years

3 Aug 2017

New research from market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that flavoured milk products accounted for 43% of dairy drink introductions in India in 2016, up from just 20% in 2012.

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SweeGen, Ingredion announce commercialisation of BESTEVIA Reb D

SweeGen, Ingredion announce commercialisation of BESTEVIA Reb D

2 Aug 2017

SweeGen and Ingredion have announced a new addition to the line of stevia leaf sweeteners with the commercialisation of BESTEVIA Reb D as another option for sugar reduction in foods and beverages.

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Nestlé reports organic growth of 2.3% but sales down 0.3%

Nestlé reports organic growth of 2.3% but sales down 0.3%

2 Aug 2017

Nestlé has reported half-year results for 2017. Organic growth was 2.3%, with 1.4% real internal growth (RIG) and 0.9% pricing, but total reported sales were CHF 43.0 billion, down 0.3%.

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Campbell partners with Foodworks to support food innovators

Campbell partners with Foodworks to support food innovators

2 Aug 2017

Campbell Soup has announced a partnership with Foodworks Brooklyn designed to assist up-and-coming food innovators with a passion for real food.

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Scientists find direct link between calcium and cholesterol

Scientists find direct link between calcium and cholesterol

1 Aug 2017

Scientists at the University of Alberta and McGill University have discovered a direct link between calcium and cholesterol, a discovery that could pave the way for new ways of treating high blood cholesterol.

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Campden BRI anounces Masterclass on food safety systems

Campden BRI anounces Masterclass on food safety systems

1 Aug 2017

Food safety management systems are undergoing a period of big change, notes Campden BRI, who are hosting a Masterclass on 26 October which will discuss the future of food safety systems.

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Tate & Lyle reports encouraging start in first quarter

Tate & Lyle reports "encouraging start" in first quarter

1 Aug 2017

Tate & Lyle has issued a trading statement for he first quarter, saying it made an encouraging start to the year with profit ahead of the comparative period, and volume ahead in both divisions.

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Fiberstar announces citrus fibre to improve tomato-based products

Fiberstar announces citrus fibre to improve tomato-based products

31 Jul 2017

Fiberstar has announced Citri-Fi 125, a citrus fibre used to improve tomato-based food products by replacing starches and gums that are used to thicken and extend real tomato in sauces, condiments and spreads.

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Lonza sees sales rise 15.1%, EBIT up 43.3%

Lonza sees sales rise 15.1%, EBIT up 43.3%

31 Jul 2017

In the first half of 2017, Lonza reported sales 15.1% up to CHF 2,323 million and core EBIT 43.3% up to CHF 447 million in reported currency compared with half-year 2016.

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Packaged Facts reports on trends in food and beverage flavours and ingredients

Packaged Facts reports on trends in food and beverage flavours and ingredients

31 Jul 2017

Packaged Facts recently released the latest edition in its Culinary Trend Tracking Series (CuTTS), Food and Beverage Flavor and Ingredient Trends, that analyses the market in America.

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