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Study examines impact of climate on ingredients

Study examines impact of climate on ingredients

9 May 2017

A recent Purdue University study, featured on the cover of the May edition of the Journal of Food Science, deciphers why food ingredient blends are more sensitive to changes in climate than single ingredients.

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DSM invests in bioscience solutions company Amyris

DSM invests in bioscience solutions company Amyris

9 May 2017

Amyris and DSM have agreed for DSM to make an equity investment in Amyris. The companies will also enter into a development cooperation focused on products for the global health and nutrition markets.

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Dean Foods invests in flaxseed alternatives company

Dean Foods invests in flaxseed alternatives company

8 May 2017

Dean Foods has announced a minority investment and a distribution deal with Good Karma Foods, a producer of flaxseed-based milk and yogurt alternatives which will allow the latter to more quickly expand distribution across the U.S.

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Campden BRI sets 7th June as open day date

Campden BRI sets 7th June as open day date

8 May 2017

Campden BRI has announced that its annual open day will be held at its Chipping Campden site on Wednesday 7th June, providing an opportunity to catch up with industry developments.

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Mondelēz International reports rise in margins, EPS

Mondelēz International reports rise in margins, EPS

8 May 2017

Mondelēz International has reported its Q1 results. Operating income margin was 13.1%, up 190 basis points; adjusted operating income margin was 16.8%, up 90 basis points; diluted EPS was $0.41, up 17%.

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Ingredion reports 7% rise in first quarter sales

Ingredion reports 7% rise in first quarter sales

5 May 2017

Ingredion has reported what it describes as a “solid” first quarter, with net sales up from $1,360 million to $1,453 million – an increase of 7%, the majority being organic/volume.

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TerraVia loss narrows, but company seeks buyer

TerraVia loss narrows, but company seeks buyer

5 May 2017

The company lost $4 million less than the year-ago period on revenues slightly down, but is looking for a buyer that could result in a sale of all, substantially all, or a portion of the company.

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Arla Foods Ingredients establishes whey protein knowledge-sharing site

Arla Foods Ingredients establishes whey protein knowledge-sharing site

5 May 2017

An online knowledge-sharing platform designed to maximise the potential of whey protein and lactose has been set up by Arla Foods Ingredients and will, says the company, act as an impartial, non-commercial focal point for information sharing.

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Mongibello launches new line of functional coffees

Mongibello launches new line of functional coffees

4 May 2017

Mongibello is launching a new line of functional coffees containing NutraT, a novel, Mediterranean ingredient line. NutraT is a line of ready-to-use soluble powder formulas developed by Nutrafur of Spain, a Frutarom company.

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Campden BRI to host seminar on BRC issue 7 non-conformance

Campden BRI to host seminar on BRC issue 7 non-conformance

4 May 2017

A Campden BRI seminar to be held on 4 July will provide an insight into the common non–conformances that occur in relation to BRC issue 7 and discuss areas of improvement within food and beverage manufacturing sites.

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DSM reports very strong first quarter

DSM reports "very strong" first quarter

4 May 2017

DSM has reported what it describes as a “very strong” first quarter, with sales up 13% to €2,159m, with 9% organic growth. Adjusted EBITDA was up 17% to €345m and net was profit up 75% to €149m.

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Glanbia sees good growth, sells Dairy Ireland stake

Glanbia sees "good growth", sells Dairy Ireland stake

3 May 2017

Glanbia Nutritionals drove first quarter growth. The company also announced that it has signed binding transaction agreements with Glanbia Co-operative Society to sell a 60% interest in the Dairy Ireland segment.

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