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Campden BRI to host beverage sugar reduction seminar

Campden BRI to host beverage sugar reduction seminar

22 Dec 2017

Sugar reduction in drinks is a hot topic, notes Campden BRI, and it will be the subject of a Campden BRI seminar on 27 March 2018.

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Hershey buys Amplify Snack for $1.6 billion

Hershey buys Amplify Snack for $1.6 billion

21 Dec 2017

Hershey and Amplify Snack Brands have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Hershey will acquire all outstanding shares of Amplify for $12.00 per share in cash, valuing Amplify at $1.6 billion.

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Bell  announces new smokeless smoke natural flavours

Bell announces new smokeless smoke natural flavours

21 Dec 2017

Bell Flavors & Fragrances has announced new smokeless smoke flavours, a natural alternative to traditional liquid smoke with variations ranging from mesquite to cherrywood.

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Valio introduces new range of plant-based products

Valio introduces new range of plant-based products

21 Dec 2017

Valio has introduced a new range of plant-based products: the spoonable Valio Oddlygood gurts and the Valio Oddlygood oat drink – both made from Finnish oats.

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Nestlé USA supports school breakfast initiative

Nestlé USA supports school breakfast initiative

20 Dec 2017

Nestlé USA has announced its partnership with Share Our Strength to support the organization’s school breakfast initiatives as part of its No Kid Hungry campaign.

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Campbell Soup strikes deal to acquire Snyder's Lance

Campbell Soup strikes deal to acquire Snyder's Lance

20 Dec 2017

Campbell Soup and Snyder’s-Lance have announced that the companies have entered into an agreement for Campbell to acquire Snyder’s-Lance for $50.00 per share in an all-cash transaction.

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Olam International, Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation announce strategic partnership

Olam International, Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation announce strategic partnership

20 Dec 2017

Olam International and Mitr Phol Sugar Corporation, Asia’s largest sugar producer, have announced a strategic partnership to capitalise on what Olam sees as the attractive growth opportunities for sugar milling and refining in Indonesia.

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LCI, Novolyze partner on flour safety

LCI, Novolyze partner on flour safety

19 Dec 2017

Limagrain Céréales Ingredients (LCI) has partnered with Novolyze to reinforce the microbiological control of its proprietary heat process for flours: Farigel.

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Givaudan opens Kuala Lumpur delivery centre

Givaudan opens Kuala Lumpur delivery centre

19 Dec 2017

Givaudan has officially opened its new Givaudan Business Solutions (GBS) delivery centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, providing a platform for the company's growth in the Asia Pacific region.

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FoodDrinkEurope protests to EU over Italian labelling

FoodDrinkEurope protests to EU over Italian labelling

19 Dec 2017

Following the recent adoption by Italy of decrees on mandatory country-of-origin labelling, FoodDrinkEurope has proceeded with the filing of an official complaint to the European Commission.

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Unilever gets €6.825 billion Spreads offer from KKR

Unilever gets €6.825 billion Spreads offer from KKR

18 Dec 2017

Unilever has received a binding offer from KKR to purchase its global Spreads business for €6.825 billion on a cash-free, debt-free basis.

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Mintel announces top five packaging trends for 2018

Mintel announces top five packaging trends for 2018

18 Dec 2017

Mintel has announced what it believes are the five trends set to impact the global packaging industry over the coming year, with packaging expected to play a pivotal role in reducing global food and product waste.

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