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Canada looks to prohibit partially hydrogenated oils

Canada looks to prohibit partially hydrogenated oils

17 Apr 2017

Health Canada is introducing a regulatory proposal to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the main source of industrially produced trans fats.

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Callebaut reports growth in volume, sales

Callebaut reports growth in volume, sales

17 Apr 2017

Barry Callebaut has reported its financial performance for the first six months of the year. Volume growth picked up 3.5% in the second quarter, and sales revenues were ahead 2.5%.

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Chr. Hansen reports strong organic growth

Chr. Hansen reports "strong" organic growth

14 Apr 2017

Chr. Hansen has seen “strong” organic revenue growth of 10% in the first half of 2016/17, and says it is well positioned to deliver on its ambitions for the year.

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Mintel: seasons drive chocolate sales

Mintel: seasons drive chocolate sales

14 Apr 2017

New research from Mintel reveals that seasonal launches accounted for one quarter (25%) of global chocolate new product launches in 2016.

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TerraVia's Algae Butter gets GRAS approval

TerraVia's Algae Butter gets GRAS approval

14 Apr 2017

TerraVia has received a generally recognized as safe (GRAS) no questions letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Algae Butter.

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Naturex launches cognitive health, anti-inflammatory ingredients

Naturex launches cognitive health, anti-inflammatory ingredients

13 Apr 2017

Naturex has extended its portfolio of healthy ageing ingredients with the launch of ThinkBlue, while Turnipure addresses joint health.

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Arla invests €12 million in IMF leadership

Arla invests €12 million in IMF leadership

13 Apr 2017

Arla says it aims to be among the world’s leading dairy companies within the child nutrition category, and is now investing €12 million in an upgrade of its AKAFA site.

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Danone completes Whitewave acquisition

Danone completes Whitewave acquisition

13 Apr 2017

Danone has completed its acquisition of WhiteWave. Under the terms of the merger agreement, WhiteWave shareholders will receive $56.25 per share in cash.

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Study: adding acacia gum to bread improves it

Study: adding acacia gum to bread improves it

12 Apr 2017

A study commissioned by Alland & Robert found that adding acacia gum to bread improves both shelf life and consumer experience.

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ADM introduces Onavita DHA algal oil

ADM introduces Onavita DHA algal oil

12 Apr 2017

ADM has expanded its Omega-3 product line with Onavita DHA algal oil, a new DHA it says is produced from a high-quality, reliable U.S. algae supply.

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Frutarom gets 60% of Vietnamese flavours company

Frutarom gets 60% of Vietnamese flavours company

12 Apr 2017

Frutarom has purchased 60% of the Vietnamese company Western Flavors Fragrances Production for approx. $1.3 million, with an option to buy 100%.

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IRI announces 2016's most successful CPG launches

IRI announces 2016's most successful CPG launches

11 Apr 2017

IRI has announced last year’s most successful consumer packaged goods launches in its 2016 New Product Pacesetters report, with DairyPure taking first position.

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