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Gertrude Hawk acquisition boosts Barry Callebaut specialties business

Gertrude Hawk acquisition boosts Barry Callebaut specialties business

12 Sep 2017

Barry Callebaut is to acquire the ingredients division of Gertrude Hawk Chocolates. This acquisition, says the company, will strategically expand Barry Callebaut’s Specialties & Decorations business.

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Flying SpArk chosen for IKEA Bootcamp start-up accelerator

Flying SpArk chosen for IKEA Bootcamp start-up accelerator

11 Sep 2017

Flying SpArk, a new insect-protein producer, will join the first “IKEA Bootcamp” start-up accelerator and is one of just 10 companies who will join the IKEA product development centre in lmhult, Sweden.

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MGP expands range of Non-GMO wheat protein ingredients

MGP expands range of Non-GMO wheat protein ingredients

11 Sep 2017

Wheat proteins and starches supplier MGP Ingredients has announced further expansion of the company’s portfolio of Non-GMO Project Verified food ingredients.

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Frutarom strengthens fragrance position with Israeli acquisition

Frutarom strengthens fragrance position with Israeli acquisition

11 Sep 2017

Frutarom has signed an agreement for the purchase of 51% of the shares of the Israeli company Turpaz for approx. $15.1 million, with an option for the purchase of the balance.

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Frutarom launches natural red colouring for plant-based meat

Frutarom launches natural red colouring for plant-based meat

8 Sep 2017

In response to the growing demand for vegan eating, Frutarom Natural Colors Business Unit has launched Bright’n Free Red Rosy, a clean-label, all-natural red colour range for plant-based meat analogs.

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Barry Callebaut launches new red chocolate made from ruby bean

Barry Callebaut launches new red chocolate made from ruby bean

8 Sep 2017

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KNi: kosher market forecast to grow 11.5% by 2025

KNi: kosher market forecast to grow 11.5% by 2025

8 Sep 2017

According to independent research from Kosher Network International (KNi), as of 2017, the kosher market has a global market value of $24 billion.

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Nordzucker launches campaign, forecasts good yields

Nordzucker launches campaign, forecasts good yields

7 Sep 2017

The Nordzucker Group has launched this year’s sugar beet campaign. Overall, the company expects good yields with large regional differences.

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Agropur, Agrifoods part ways on Ultima Foods ownership

Agropur, Agrifoods part ways on Ultima Foods ownership

7 Sep 2017

Canadian dairy cooperatives Agropur and Agrifoods International have concluded an agreement pursuant to which Agropur will become the sole owner of Ultima Foods.

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Study: American consumption of grain foods is surprisingly low

Study: American consumption of grain foods is surprisingly low

7 Sep 2017

A new study published in the journal Nutrients shows that – contrary to popular belief – Americans’ consumption of grain foods is less than 15% of all calories in their total diets.

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Mintel: vegetables are the future in healthier cakes

Mintel: vegetables are the future in healthier cakes

6 Sep 2017

Using vegetables in cake manufacture could help address the perception that cakes are inherently unhealthy while offering solutions to the demand for new flavours.

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NZ research: avocados may also be good for gut health

NZ research: avocados may also be good for gut health

6 Sep 2017

A study carried out in New Zealand by Plant & Food Research shows avocados may be good for gut health, which would be another previously unknown benefit.

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