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GNT Group invests €3+ million in new laboratory facilities

GNT Group invests €3+ million in new laboratory facilities

18 Jul 2017

The GNT Group has opened its new laboratory facilities in Mierlo, The Netherlands. With an investment of more than €3 million, the company said it has considerably expanded its capacities for product development and quality control.

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EFSA provides opportunity for comment on antioxidant proposals

EFSA provides opportunity for comment on antioxidant proposals

18 Jul 2017

EFSA is giving stakeholders and other interested parties the opportunity to comment on the draft update of its guidance for health claims related to antioxidants, oxidative damage and cardiovascular health.

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Kikkoman, NIZO collaborate to create soy milk-yogurt drink

Kikkoman, NIZO collaborate to create soy milk-yogurt drink

18 Jul 2017

Kikkoman Corporation of Japan and NIZO of the Netherlands have announced that their R&D collaboration has resulted in a new soy milk-yoghurt drink to be launched in Japan in August 2017.

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Mintel: nearly three quarters of Canadians eat cookies

Mintel: nearly three quarters of Canadians eat cookies

17 Jul 2017

When it comes to sweet baked goods, it seems Canadians have a clear favourite. New research from Mintel reveals that nearly three quarters (72%) of Canadians eat cookies, making it by far and away the nation’s most popular sweet baked good.

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Bell  says it has uncovered the secret of umami

Bell says it has uncovered the secret of umami

17 Jul 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances claims it has uncovered the secret of umami and developed a new range of natural umami flavours, especially designed for the use in clean label food products.

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Research provides evidence for the naturality of stevia

Research provides evidence for the naturality of stevia

17 Jul 2017

New research published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology found steviol glycosides are not altered during the extraction and purification process to make high-purity stevia extract.

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Mintel: three in 10 Brits use sports nutrition products

Mintel: three in 10 Brits use sports nutrition products

14 Jul 2017

New research from Mintel finds that many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products; almost three in 10 Brits (27%) use them, rising to two in five (39%) Brits who exercise more than once a week.

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Campden BRI to host seminar on fraud analytical techniques

Campden BRI to host seminar on fraud analytical techniques

14 Jul 2017

A Campden BRI seminar on 10 October will cover advances in genomic, proteomic and metabolomic approaches, give companies an insight into the pros and cons of targeted and non-targeted methods.

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Callebaut sees 9-month sales volume rise by 2.8%

Callebaut sees 9-month sales volume rise by 2.8%

14 Jul 2017

Barry Callebaut has reported its 9-month key sales figures. Sales volume was up +2.8%, driven by strong above-market growth in chocolate of +4.7%; sales revenue was up +2.9% in local currencies.

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EFSA establishes safe intake level on glutamates, glutamic acid

EFSA establishes safe intake level on glutamates, glutamic acid

14 Jul 2017

EFSA has established a safe intake level for glutamic acid and glutamates used as food additives after re-evaluating their safety., and recommends reviewing the maximum permitted levels for these food additives.

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Campbell Soup Company to acquire Pacific Foods for $700 million

Campbell Soup Company to acquire Pacific Foods for $700 million

13 Jul 2017

Campbell Soup Company is to acquire Pacific Foods of Oregon for $700 million in cash. Founded in 1987, Pacific Foods is a producer of organic broth and soup, and also produces shelf-stable plant-based beverages and other meals and sides.

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Tate & Lyle, Sweet Green Fields to present stevia partnership

Tate & Lyle, Sweet Green Fields to present stevia partnership

13 Jul 2017

Tate & Lyle and Sweet Green Fields will be presenting their new partnership portfolio of stevia ingredients and solutions in September.

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