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Asian dairy: the race is on

Asian dairy: "the race is on"

15 Oct 2018

The race is on to win market share in Asia’s cheese market, with the region offering “a compelling growth opportunity" for Australian dairy exporters in the medium term, according to a just-released report by Rabobank Australia.

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Palsgaard appoints four new distributors

Palsgaard appoints four new distributors

12 Oct 2018

Four new distribution partners have been appointed to market Palsgaard’s emulsifier and stabiliser solutions across the Middle East.

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HERZA launches vegan white chocolate pieces

HERZA launches vegan white chocolate pieces

12 Oct 2018

The conventional basic product consists of coconut butter glaze pieces and coconut milk powder. The organic alternative is made from organic coconut butter glaze pieces and rice milk powder.

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IFF completes Frutarom acquisition

IFF completes Frutarom acquisition

11 Oct 2018

IFF has completed its acquisition of Frutarom, anticipating that the combination will translate into accelerated financial performance, with robust top and bottom-line growth.

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Kraft Heinz launches Evolv Ventures

Kraft Heinz launches Evolv Ventures

11 Oct 2018

Kraft Heinz has launched Evolv Ventures, a venture fund that will invest in emerging tech companies transforming the food industry. The company has committed up to $100 million to the initiative.

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Is algae oil about to go mainstream?

Is algae oil about to go mainstream?

11 Oct 2018

Algae oil boasts some impressive nutritional, environmental and functional benefits – and several companies appear to be on the verge of broadening its use. The question remains, will food manufacturers (and consumers) buy it?

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FAO reports on food prices for September

FAO reports on food prices for September

10 Oct 2018

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 165.4 points in September 2018, down 2.3 points (1.4%) from August and some 13 points (7.4%) below its level in the corresponding period last year.

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FDA delists seven synthetic flavourings

FDA delists seven synthetic flavourings

10 Oct 2018

The FDA is amending its food additive regulations in response to two food additive petitions, to no longer allow for the use of a total of seven synthetic flavouring substances and flavour enhancers (adjuvants).

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Cargill: consumers are adding more fish to diet

Cargill: consumers are adding more fish to diet

9 Oct 2018

In its latest Feed4Thought survey, Cargill found that, over the past five years, 44% of American and British consumers surveyed had added more fish to their diets.

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CP Kelco launches GENU Explorer Pectin ND-200

CP Kelco launches GENU Explorer Pectin ND-200

9 Oct 2018

Hydrocolloid ingredients company CP Kelco has announced the market availability of GENU Explorer Pectin ND-200, which it describes as a label-friendly food ingredient solution designed for neutral pH dairy desserts.

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Survey: Americans uncertain about GMOs

Survey: Americans uncertain about GMOs

8 Oct 2018

GMO Answers has released the findings of a new YouGov survey finding that a majority of Americans aren’t confident they definitely know what genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are,

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SternLife: bar market is booming

SternLife: bar market is booming

8 Oct 2018

The market for bars is booming, according to SternLife who note that market research institutes predict strong growth in the future, too, for energy, snack, fruit and nut bars.

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