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The changing face of quinoa production

The changing face of quinoa production

24 Feb 2020

Quinoa has gone from a relatively unknown pseudo-cereal to a commonly used “superfood” in western markets over the space of just a decade – and global suppliers are taking further steps to secure its place among mainstream packaged food ingredients.

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Are plant-based eggs the final frontier in faux food?

Are plant-based eggs the final frontier in faux food?

24 Feb 2020

Following on from plant-based proteins that mimic real meat, vegan egg substitutes have started to gain attention, with pioneering companies claiming that their products are convincing alternatives to the real thing.

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Danone launches Baby Formula Track & Connect

Danone launches Baby Formula Track & Connect

21 Feb 2020

Danone has launched Baby Formula Track & Connect which it describes as an innovative, data-driven service for consumers and retailers giving greater transparency on the product’s farm-to-fork journey.

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Equinom closes $10 million funding round

Equinom closes $10 million funding round

21 Feb 2020

Seed breeding startup Equinom has closed its Series B round of funding of $10 million, led by BASF Venture Capital, Germany followed by Roquette, France; and Trendlines Group, Israel. Equinom’s current investor, Tel Aviv-based Fortissimo Capital, also ...

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Bowman Ingredients to invest £8m in new manufacturing facility

Bowman Ingredients to invest £8m in new manufacturing facility

20 Feb 2020

Food coatings specialist Bowman Ingredients has announced an £8 million investment in a new European manufacturing facility.

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Roquette launches ingredient to lower plant-based salt

Roquette launches ingredient to lower plant-based salt

20 Feb 2020

Roquette has announced the addition of a new ingredient to its range of NUTRALYS plant proteins.

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Kerry sees 12% rise in profits

Kerry sees 12% rise in profits

19 Feb 2020

Kerry Group has reported its business performance for the year ended 31 December 2019. Group revenue was €7.2 billion, reflecting 9.6% reported growth.

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New generation of plant-based foods – without soy or wheat

New generation of plant-based foods – without soy or wheat

19 Feb 2020

A look at current sales figures and growth projections quickly reveals the importance of plant-based alternatives to meat and dairy products. “The plant-based revolution” is not just one of this year’s top trends according to Innova Market Insights, it...

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Givaudan launches citrus VR tool

Givaudan launches citrus VR tool

19 Feb 2020

Building on its long-term partnership with the University of California, Riverside (UCR), Givaudan is launching a multi-sensorial virtual reality tool for citrus beverage applications.

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DSM reports good year

DSM reports "good" year

18 Feb 2020

DSM has reported what it describes as a good year. Group sales were up 2%; adjusted EBITDA was up 10%.

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AMPAK to offer encapsulated bakery ingredients

AMPAK to offer encapsulated bakery ingredients

18 Feb 2020

AMPAK Company, an importer and supplier of specialty ingredients, serving manufacturers worldwide, has announced that it will launch a range of encapsulated products for the baking industry, through a partnership with Sudeep, one of its leading supplie...

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Callebaut now offering 3D printed chocolate at scale

Callebaut now offering 3D printed chocolate at scale

17 Feb 2020

Barry Callebaut, through its global decoration brand Mona Lisa, is now offering what it claims is the world’s first personalized 3D printed chocolate at scale.

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