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FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

11 Jul 2018

International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down.

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Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

11 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

10 Jul 2018

Salt of the Earth says it has successfully replaced monosodium glutamate (MSG) in Ranch dressing with Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt.

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EFSA publishes Food Enzyme Intake Model

EFSA publishes Food Enzyme Intake Model

10 Jul 2018

EFSA has published the Food Enzyme Intake Model (FEIM), a tool for estimating chronic dietary exposure to food enzymes used in different food processes.

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What role do omega-3s play in sports nutrition?

What role do omega-3s play in sports nutrition?

10 Jul 2018

Omega-3 fatty acids have increasingly become part of athletes’ nutritional regime over the past few years but research supporting their role in sports nutrition is still in its early stages.

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SternVitamin publishes micronutrients book

SternVitamin publishes micronutrients book

9 Jul 2018

A new book from SternVitamin is designed to provide many ideas for impactful micronutrient concepts. “Micronutrients work. Little extras. Big benefits” is said to be a practical manual intended for product developers, marketers and others.

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Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

9 Jul 2018

Campden BRI is calling for companies to join its group bid for a share of a £4 million Innovate UK fund to reduce the harm that plastics do to our environment.

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Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

6 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen has reported “solid” organic revenue growth of 9% in the first nine months of 2017/18 (3% reported growth due to adverse currency impacts).

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Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

Study: astaxanthin protects skin against UV light

6 Jul 2018

A new randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial is said to provide stronger evidence for the protective role of algal-derived astaxanthin against skin deterioration caused by ultraviolet (UV) light.

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Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

5 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

5 Jul 2018

ADM is to acquire Probiotics International Limited (PIL), a U.K.-based provider of probiotic supplements for human, pet, and production-animal use. The all-cash transaction will be valued at £185 million.

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Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

4 Jul 2018

Natural sweeteners are a major target for companies looking to make nature-identical food ingredients, but if they are produced in a lab rather than extracted from a plant, will consumers accept them as natural?

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