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Unilever reports profitable growth ahead of its markets

Unilever reports profitable growth ahead of its markets

26 Jul 2017

Unilever has announced its results for the first half of 2017, which it says show profitable growth ahead of its markets, driven by the company’s Connected 4 Growth change programme.

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GRINDSTED FREEDOM solves clean label challenges says DuPont

GRINDSTED FREEDOM solves clean label challenges says DuPont

26 Jul 2017

“Clean”, says DuPont Nutrition & Health, is the simple, five-letter word driving today’s product labels and ingredient lists. More health-conscious consumers want cleaner, shorter labels.

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Barry Callebaut acquires Italian decoration and inclusion solutions company

Barry Callebaut acquires Italian decoration and inclusion solutions company

26 Jul 2017

Barry Callebaut is to acquire D’Orsogna Dolciaria, which it says will further strengthen its Specialties & Decorations business, in particular in Europe. D’Orsogna Dolciaria, a family-owned Italian business-to-business company.

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Campbell: we want to be the leading health and well-being food company

Campbell: we want to be "the leading health and well-being food company"

25 Jul 2017

Campbell Soup has outlined its strategies to drive growth in a rapidly-changing food landscape at its annual investor day, declaring that its goal is to be the leading health and well-being food company.

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Firmenich, Mars, Danone partner on vanilla farming investment

Firmenich, Mars, Danone partner on vanilla farming investment

25 Jul 2017

Firmenich, together with Danone and Mars, through the Livelihoods Fund for Family Farming (Livelihoods 3F), is investing in what it describes as a large-scale, innovative vanilla farming model in Madagascar.

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Fonterra targets Asia market with new cream cheese plants

Fonterra targets Asia market with new cream cheese plants

25 Jul 2017

Fonterra has announced plans for two new cream cheese plants at its Darfield site in Canterbury, with the output addressing the Asia market where the company sees surging demand.

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Sabinsa publishes book on properties of BioPerine black pepper extract

Sabinsa publishes book on properties of BioPerine black pepper extract

24 Jul 2017

Sabinsa has published a book on the company’s patented black pepper extract, BioPerine, which it says is widely used to enhance the bioavailability of other nutrients as well as for its thermo-nutrient properties.

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Arla Foods Ingredients welcomes Codex Alimentarius approval

Arla Foods Ingredients welcomes Codex Alimentarius approval

24 Jul 2017

The final approval of a Codex Alimentarius international standard for dairy permeate powder has been given a warm welcome by Arla Foods Ingredients, which it believes will accelerate demand for permeate.

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EU move to reduce acrylamide gets member state approval

EU move to reduce acrylamide gets member state approval

24 Jul 2017

EU member states representatives have voted in favour of the European Commission's proposal to reduce the presence of acrylamide in food, which will require food business operators to apply mandatory measures.

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McCormick to acquire RB Foods from Reckitt Benckiser for $4.2 billion

McCormick to acquire RB Foods from Reckitt Benckiser for $4.2 billion

21 Jul 2017

McCormick is to acquire Reckitt Benckiser’s Food Division (“RB Foods”) from Reckitt Benckiser Group for $4.2 billion, subject to certain customary purchase price adjustments.

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Packaged Facts: meal kit delivery market now worth $5 billion

Packaged Facts: meal kit delivery market now worth $5 billion

21 Jul 2017

From Amazon to Walmart to Wall Street and Unilever, everyone is watching the meal kit delivery services space, which has mushroomed to $5 billion in sales, as reported by Packaged Facts.

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ISA rebuts conclusions of study linking sweeteners with weight gain

ISA rebuts conclusions of study linking sweeteners with weight gain

21 Jul 2017

The International Sweeteners Association (ISA) has issued a strong rebuttal of the findings of a recently published study that concluded that low calorie sweeteners might be linked to risk of weight gain and heart disease.

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