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Microbiome-health management company raises $12 million

Microbiome-health management company raises $12 million

11 Jul 2017

Microbiome-health management company DayTwo has completed a $12.0 million Series A round of financing through Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Seventure Partners' Health for Life Capital fund, Mayo Clinic, and co-founder Marius Nacht.

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Nestlé commits to 10% sugar reduction in cereals by end of 2018

Nestlé commits to 10% sugar reduction in cereals by end of 2018

10 Jul 2017

Nestlé Breakfast Cereals, made by Cereal Partners Worldwide, is committing to reduce a further 10% in the average sugar content across its cereal range by the end of 2018.

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Mintel: 2016 saw 13 billion litres of ice cream sold

Mintel: 2016 saw 13 billion litres of ice cream sold

10 Jul 2017

Ice cream saw global sales of 13 billion litres in 2016 with India, Indonesia and Vietnam among the fastest growing markets, according to new research from Mintel.

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Edlong Dairy Technologies awards Feeding Tomorrow scholarships

Edlong Dairy Technologies awards Feeding Tomorrow scholarships

10 Jul 2017

Edlong Dairy Technologies has awarded Feeding Tomorrow scholarships to Abbey Thiel and Savannah Branson. Since 2012, the company has awarded thousands of dollars in scholarship money to students pursuing a degree in food science.

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Nestlé to invest CHF17 million in Uruguayan operations centre

Nestlé to invest CHF17 million in Uruguayan operations centre

7 Jul 2017

Nestlé has announced it will invest nearly CHF17 million in a new operations centre in Uruguay to better support customers locally. The new location will include a production plant and a distribution centre.

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Frutarom completes acquisition of BSA for US$2 million

Frutarom completes acquisition of BSA for US$2 million

7 Jul 2017

Frutarom has exercised its option for the purchase of the remaining 5% balance of share capital of Les Ingredients Alimentaires BSA of Canada for approximately US$2 million.

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Campden BRI to host food and drink legislation seminar

Campden BRI to host food and drink legislation seminar

7 Jul 2017

Maintaining an awareness of current food and drink legislation, understanding its implications and remaining alert to changes is increasingly challenging, notes Campden BRI, who have organised a relevant seminar.

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Chr. Hansen sees organic growth of 10%

Chr. Hansen sees organic growth of 10%

6 Jul 2017

Chr. Hansen saw strong organic revenue growth of 10% in the first nine months of 2016/17. Food Cultures & Enzymes saw 9% organic growth; Health & Nutrition grew organically 12%; and Natural Colors grew 9%.

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ADM buys French sweeteners, starches company

ADM buys French sweeteners, starches company

6 Jul 2017

ADM has completed the acquisition of Chamtor, a French producer of wheat-based sweeteners and starches, expanding itsglobal sweetener and starch footprint.

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IDFA survey reveals vanilla still favourite ice cream

IDFA survey reveals vanilla still favourite ice cream

6 Jul 2017

While vanilla ice cream continues to reign supreme as America’s favourite, chocolate-filled flavours dominate the top five bestselling ice cream flavours according to a recent survey of ice cream makers and retailers across the United States.

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EC adopts action plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

EC adopts action plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance

5 Jul 2017

The European Commission has adopted a new Action Plan to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) – a growing threat that it says is responsible for 25,000 deaths and a loss of €1.5 billion in the EU every year.

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Arla to close white mould cheese factory in Denmark

Arla to close white mould cheese factory in Denmark

5 Jul 2017

After thorough analysis, Arla says it has decided to move production of white mould cheese to Troldhede Dairy in Denmark to increase efficiencies and to make the site more environmentally sustainable.

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