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AB Inbev completes its acquisition of the Craft Brew Alliance

AB Inbev completes its acquisition of the Craft Brew Alliance

16 Oct 2020

The merger of AB InBev and the Craft Brew Alliance (CBA) is now finalized following the divestiture of brewery operations in Hawaii. In September the U.S. Department of Justice approved the companies’ decision to sell CBA's Kona Brewing operations in H...

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Chr. Hansen sells natural colors business unit to private equity firm

Chr. Hansen sells natural colors business unit to private equity firm

15 Oct 2020

After considering a sale for several months, Chr. Hansen sold its natural colors business to private equity firm EQT IX for EUR 800 million. The deal is expected to officially close in 2021.

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Roquette to open world’s largest pea protein plant in Canada

Roquette to open world’s largest pea protein plant in Canada

14 Oct 2020

As the food industry continues to grapple with the fallout from COVID-19, French ingredient manufacture Roquette remains undaunted in its efforts to ramp up production of its pea protein. The company began investing in expanding its production capabili...

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Greatwall biochemical achieves 5000 Tons L Malic Acid annual capacity

Greatwall biochemical achieves 5000 Tons L Malic Acid annual capacity

13 Oct 2020

Greatwall Bio-chemical Engineering CO achieved 5000 tons L Malic Acid annual capacity.

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In Ireland, Subway’s sandwich rolls are not legally bread

In Ireland, Subway’s sandwich rolls are not legally bread

13 Oct 2020

The Irish Supreme Court ruled that Subway bread is not legally considered as such. Instead, its sugar content, which is five times above what Irish law specifies as the acceptable threshold for bread, lands the company’s sandwich rolls in the confectio...

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November Webinar Series Invite for UHT/HTST/pasteurization aseptic processing for R&D

November Webinar Series Invite for UHT/HTST/pasteurization aseptic processing for R&D

13 Oct 2020

MicroThermics is putting on a series of Zoom webinars that this group may enjoy. This is a 3-part series about UHT, HTST, and Aseptic R&D Processing. We will be covering the Whys and Hows of R&D processing.

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U.K. begins exporting beef to the U.S. for the first time since 1996

U.K. begins exporting beef to the U.S. for the first time since 1996

12 Oct 2020

After over two decades of prohibiting the importation of beef into the U.S. from the U.K., the government of the United States lifted the ban this October to allow for U.K. beef producers to trade across The Pond.

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Brazilian draft law limits food colourings to ‘smallest quantities’ possible

Brazilian draft law limits food colourings to ‘smallest quantities’ possible

10 Oct 2020

A Brazilian lawmaker is pushing for manufacturers to use the smallest quantities possible of food colourings for health reasons.

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The Food Safety and Standards Authority India set to mandate fortification of edible oil and milk

The Food Safety and Standards Authority India set to mandate fortification of edible oil and milk

9 Oct 2020

Within the next four months, the Food Safety and Standards Authority India (FSSAI) will require large-scale manufacturers and producers to begin fortifying edible oil and milk with vitamins A and D.

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New research finds that probiotics can help manage childhood obesity

New research finds that probiotics can help manage childhood obesity

8 Oct 2020

A new study presented at this year’s European Congress of Endocrinology showed that adding the probiotics Bifidobacterium breve BR03 and B632 to a calorie-restricted diet resulted in children losing more weight and achieving improved insulin sensitivit...

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What are nutraceuticals? A Q&A with BioCell

What are nutraceuticals? A Q&A with BioCell

8 Oct 2020

BioCell Technology is a research, product development, branding, and marketing company that manufactures innovative, science-based ingredients that have applications in dietary supplements, functional foods and cosmetics.

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The Good Food Institute says fermentation is the next pillar of alternative protein

The Good Food Institute says fermentation is the next pillar of alternative protein

7 Oct 2020

Out of the $1.5 billion in funding raised by plant-based companies in the first half of 2020, a record $435 million of that went to companies developing products that use fermentation, according to a new report from the Good Food Institute.

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