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Sabinsa publishes book on properties of BioPerine black pepper extract

Sabinsa publishes book on properties of BioPerine black pepper extract

24 Jul 2017

Sabinsa has published a book on the company’s patented black pepper extract, BioPerine, which it says is widely used to enhance the bioavailability of other nutrients as well as for its thermo-nutrient properties.

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Arla Foods Ingredients welcomes Codex Alimentarius approval

Arla Foods Ingredients welcomes Codex Alimentarius approval

24 Jul 2017

The final approval of a Codex Alimentarius international standard for dairy permeate powder has been given a warm welcome by Arla Foods Ingredients, which it believes will accelerate demand for permeate.

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EU move to reduce acrylamide gets member state approval

EU move to reduce acrylamide gets member state approval

24 Jul 2017

EU member states representatives have voted in favour of the European Commission's proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food, which will require food business operators to apply mandatory measures.

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McCormick to acquire RB Foods from Reckitt Benckiser for $4.2 billion

McCormick to acquire RB Foods from Reckitt Benckiser for $4.2 billion

21 Jul 2017

McCormick is to acquire Reckitt Benckiser’s Food Division (“RB Foods”) from Reckitt Benckiser Group for $4.2 billion, subject to certain customary purchase price adjustments.

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Packaged Facts: meal kit delivery market now worth $5 billion

Packaged Facts: meal kit delivery market now worth $5 billion

21 Jul 2017

From Amazon to Walmart to Wall Street and Unilever, everyone is watching the meal kit delivery services space, which has mushroomed to $5 billion in sales, as reported by Packaged Facts.

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ISA rebuts conclusions of study linking sweeteners with weight gain

ISA rebuts conclusions of study linking sweeteners with weight gain

21 Jul 2017

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has issued a strong rebuttal of the findings of a recently published study that concluded that low calorie sweeteners might be linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease.

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Mintel study: Germans consider coffee to be an emotional stimulant

Mintel study: Germans consider coffee to be an emotional stimulant

20 Jul 2017

According to new research from Mintel, three in five German consumers say that drinking coffee makes them feel happier while two in five (43%) would struggle to get through the day without coffee.

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PureCircle launches new stevia leaf-based flavour enhancers

PureCircle launches new stevia leaf-based flavour enhancers

20 Jul 2017

PureCircle is launching new stevia leaf-based flavour enhancers that are said to significantly augment both vanilla and cocoa flavours, enabling companies to produce products at a manageable price point.

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KP Snacks to acquire Tangerine's Butterkist popcorn business

KP Snacks to acquire Tangerine's Butterkist popcorn business

20 Jul 2017

KP Snacks has reached agreement with Tangerine Confectionery to buy Butterkist Limited, Tangerine’s popcorn business, acquiring Butterkist’s manufacturing site in Pontefract, West Yorkshire and its 140 employees.

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Campden BRI to host seminar on materials in contact with food

Campden BRI to host seminar on materials in contact with food

19 Jul 2017

A Campden BRI Seminar, to be held on 11 October, will focus on the challenges associated with the current legislation and future changes and how these will affect industry.

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Nordzucker sees significant improvement in profit over year-ago period

Nordzucker sees "significant improvement" in profit over year-ago period

19 Jul 2017

The Nordzucker Group, Braunschweig, closed the first three months of its financial year 2017/2018 with a profit of €41.5 million, which the company said is a significant improvement on the previous year.

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Research: tomato consumption reduces development of skin cancer tumours

Research: tomato consumption reduces development of skin cancer tumours

19 Jul 2017

Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumors by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University that appears online in the journal Scientific Reports.

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