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USDA reports organic industry growth of 13%

USDA reports organic industry growth of 13%

21 Apr 2017

USDA has announced new data indicating the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with a 13% year-on-year increase, continuing the trend of double digit growth.

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Unilever acquires New York-based condiment maker

Unilever acquires New York-based condiment maker

21 Apr 2017

Unilever has acquired Sir Kensington’s, a New York-based condiment maker.

Sir Kensington’s condiments are sold in the organic and natural marketplace.

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Fair Trade certification of seafood on the rise

Fair Trade certification of seafood on the rise

21 Apr 2017

Fair Trade USA says that certification is on the rise among seafood products in the U.S., where consumer interest in the story behind the fish and shellfish they eat is growing.

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Euromonitor: clean label influence continues to grow

Euromonitor: clean label influence continues to grow

20 Apr 2017

According to a blog post by Euromonitor International analyst John George, clean label’s influence over the food and beverage industry continued to grow in 2016.

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Anlit launches high DPA+EPA supplement

Anlit launches high DPA+EPA supplement

20 Apr 2017

Anlit has launched a high DHA+EPA omega-3 supplement in a single, fish-shaped chew for children and adults which it says closes the "flavour gap".

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Post pays £1.4 billion for Weetabix

Post pays £1.4 billion for Weetabix

20 Apr 2017

Post Holdings is to acquire the UK’s Weetabix from Shanghai based state owned enterprise Bright Food Group and an investment fund. Post will acquire Weetabix for £1.4 billion.

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Ingredion introduces breakthrough in cheesemaking

Ingredion introduces "breakthrough" in cheesemaking

19 Apr 2017

Ingredion has announced what the company describes as a breakthrough in cheesemaking with the introduction of PRECISA 680 starch.

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Hain Celestial establishes JV for Rosetto brand

Hain Celestial establishes JV for Rosetto brand

19 Apr 2017

Hain Celestial has established a joint venture, Rosetto Foods, in which it will have a minority 49% interest and which will be managed by Steven Sands.

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Cargill celebrates establishment of Ghana License Buying Company

Cargill celebrates establishment of Ghana License Buying Company

19 Apr 2017

Last week, Cargill celebrated establishing its own licensed buying company, which allows it to directly source cocoa from certified farmers in Ghana for the first time.

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Givaudan sees good business momentum as 1Q sales rise

Givaudan sees "good business momentum" as 1Q sales rise

18 Apr 2017

In the first three months of 2017, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF 1,242 million, an increase of 3.5%, and says it started the year with good business momentum.

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Naturex reports Ingenium collaboration program success

Naturex reports Ingenium collaboration program success

18 Apr 2017

The Ingenium Program, which aims to accelerate the introduction of new products through external collaborations, has seen a number of significant achievements, Naturex says

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IFF acquires dried ingredients manufacturer Columbia Phytotechnology

IFF acquires dried ingredients manufacturer Columbia Phytotechnology

17 Apr 2017

International Flavors & Fragrances has acquired Columbia Phytotechnology, also known as PowderPure, whose Infidri drying technology creates ingredients by eliminating water.

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