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Arla to close Braband site next year

Arla to close Braband site next year

30 Jan 2018

An increasing demand for yogurt products from European consumers and a lack of expansion options at Arla Foods' Brabrand Dairy in Aarhus means that the company will close the Brabrand site in mid 2019.

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Mintel: shot-sized health-boosting juice launches taking off

Mintel: shot-sized health-boosting juice launches taking off

29 Jan 2018

Julia Büch, Food and Drink Analyst at Mintel, sees shot-sized health-boosting juice launches taking off, noting that consumers are increasingly interested in naturally-functional food and drinks.

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ADM opens innovation centre in Singapore

ADM opens innovation centre in Singapore

29 Jan 2018

ADM has opened what it describes as a cutting-edge flavour and ingredient creation, application, development and customer innovation centre at the Biopolis research hub in Singapore.

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McCormick reports record financial results

McCormick reports record financial results

29 Jan 2018

McCormick has reported what it says are record financial results and a strong growth outlook for 2018. Fourth quarter, sales rose 21% from the year-ago period, with strong results in both the consumer and industrial segments.

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Ingredion gives DeLio strategy, innovation responsibility

Ingredion gives DeLio strategy, innovation responsibility

26 Jan 2018

Ingredion has announced that Anthony DeLio has been promoted to senior vice president, corporate strategy and chief innovation officer.

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Barry Callebaut reports strong start to year

Barry Callebaut reports "strong start" to year

26 Jan 2018

Barry Callebaut has announced sales growth up 8% for its first quarter, although sales revenues declined slightly to CHF 1,872.2 million.

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Campden BRI extends UKAS Hepatitis A, Norovirus accreditation

Campden BRI extends UKAS Hepatitis A, Norovirus accreditation

26 Jan 2018

Campden BRI has announced that it has extended its UKAS accreditation to cover the detection of Hepatitis A and Norovirus in fresh and frozen berries and salad vegetables.

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BEUC denounces EU over bogus food claims

BEUC denounces EU over "bogus" food claims

25 Jan 2018

Last week, European consumer organisation BEUC and its member organisations from 11 countries denounced what it claims is the EU Commission’s long-standing failure to clear the market of bogus food claims.

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Gnosis announces EU Mythocondro novel food status

Gnosis announces EU Mythocondro novel food status

25 Jan 2018

Mythocondro has reached the Union List of Novel Foods in accordance with the Novel Food Regulation after having obtained Novel Food Authorization by the Minister for Medical Care (The Netherlands).

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Study: dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome

Study: dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome

25 Jan 2018

Consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of “good” bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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EFSA rejects Unilever black tea health claim

EFSA rejects Unilever black tea health claim

24 Jan 2018

The EFSA Panel concluded that a cause and effect relationship had not been established between the consumption of black tea and maintenance of normal endothelium-dependent vasodilation.

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Cargill to repurpose starches, sweeteners plant

Cargill to repurpose starches, sweeteners plant

24 Jan 2018

Cargill plans to diversify its product portfolio at its starches and sweeteners plant in Krefeld (Germany) with products such as vegetable wheat protein, specialized industrial wheat starches and advanced bio-fuel.

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