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Emmi takes 40% stake in Brazilian dairy

Emmi takes 40% stake in Brazilian dairy

2 May 2017

Emmi is acquiring a 40% stake in Brazil’s Laticínios Porto Alegre Indústria e Comércio, based in Ponte Nova in the state of Minas Gerais, where it is said to be among the five largest dairies in its main market.

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Senomyx sees first quarter revenues rise 26%

Senomyx sees first quarter revenues rise 26%

2 May 2017

Senomyx has reported that, in first quarter ended March 31, 2017, commercial revenues increased 26% and direct sales increased 250% over the first quarter of 2016.

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FDF, FDEA launch guide to boost UK exports

FDF, FDEA launch guide to boost UK exports

2 May 2017

The UK’s Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and Food and Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) have launched a new five step guide to help boost UK food and drink exports.

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Mintel: Germans priortise cow welfare, sourcing

Mintel: Germans priortise cow welfare, sourcing

1 May 2017

New research from Mintel reveals that half of Germans (51%) see ‘locally sourced’ as one of the most important qualities when buying milk. Animal welfare and local claims are today of central importance to milk buyers.

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DuPont announces SUPRO XT 55 Isolated Soy Protein

DuPont announces SUPRO XT 55 Isolated Soy Protein

1 May 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced SUPRO XT 55 Isolated Soy Protein which it describes as a new innovation helps beverage manufacturers manage protein costs with on-trend plant protein.

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DSM on the hunt for innovators, entrepreneurs

DSM on the hunt for innovators, entrepreneurs

1 May 2017

DSM has invited entrepreneurs and innovators looking for financing and partnership to apply to attend an engaging event with top DSM executives to explore business collaborations and investment opportunities.

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Report: animal welfare concerns reach critical mass

Report: animal welfare concerns reach "critical mass"

28 Apr 2017

Consumer concern over animal welfare issues has reached critical mass in the meat and poultry industries, creating a new generation of challenges and opportunities, according to a recent survey by researcher Packaged Facts.

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Arjuna: study confirms superiority of BCM-95

Arjuna: study confirms superiority of BCM-95

28 Apr 2017

A new study confirms, says Arjuna, that BCM-95, a high-potency turmeric extract, is significantly more effective than standard curcumin in reducing the disease activity and inflammatory burden of colitis.

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Bakery business drags Corbion 1Q results down

Bakery business drags Corbion 1Q results down

28 Apr 2017

Corbion has reported sales of €229.9 million in the first quarter of 2017, an increase of 0.7%. Organic sales growth was -2.3%, mostly due to a volume decrease in Food, partly offset by an increase in Biochemicals.

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CDC: Campylobacter, Salmonella cause most illness

CDC: Campylobacter, Salmonella cause most illness

27 Apr 2017

Campylobacter and Salmonella caused the most reported bacterial foodborne illnesses in 2016, according to preliminary data published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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Research: sunflower seeds frequently contaminated

Research: sunflower seeds frequently contaminated

27 Apr 2017

Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by moulds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide.

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BioGaia signs three new distribution agreements

BioGaia signs three new distribution agreements

27 Apr 2017

BioGaia has signed three new exclusive agreements for Prodentis, with Hansamed for sales in Canada, with BioCulture for sales in the Philippines and with MTC Pharma for sales in Vietnam.

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