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FrieslandCampina sees revenue, profit rise for half year

FrieslandCampina sees revenue, profit rise for half year

6 Sep 2017

FrieslandCampina has reported a rise in revenue for the first half of 2017 of 10.7% to €6.1 billion. Operating profit rose by 7.8% to €275 million.

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KaTech launches vegan products in response to market trend

KaTech launches vegan products in response to market trend

5 Sep 2017

Using what it says is its expertise in stabiliser systems, KaTech has announced a range of vegan products to help food manufacturers launch high quality products for the growing vegan trend.

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Research: in dairy products, it's all about globule sizes

Research: in dairy products, it's all about globule sizes

5 Sep 2017

University of Queensland researchers reveal that small fat globules impart an amazing stability to cream and give cold butter softer texture and improved spreadability.

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Unilever resumes palm oil purchases from IOI noting 'positive progress'

Unilever resumes palm oil purchases from IOI noting 'positive progress'

5 Sep 2017

Following the update on the positive progress IOI has made on sustainability, Unilever has now resumed sourcing palm oil from IOI.

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Innophos completes acquisition of Novel Ingredients for $125m

Innophos completes acquisition of Novel Ingredients for $125m

4 Sep 2017

Innophos Holdings has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Novel Ingredients, previously announced on August 1, 2017, creating a company with over $0.5 billion in turnover.

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Dow, DuPont merger completed: new company is DowDuPont

Dow, DuPont merger completed: new company is DowDuPont

4 Sep 2017

DowDuPont has announced the successful completion of the merger of equals between Dow and DuPont. The combined entity is operating as a holding company under the name DowDuPont with three divisions.

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Arla establishes new sales/packaging facility in Ghana

Arla establishes new sales/packaging facility in Ghana

4 Sep 2017

Arla is adding another market to its Sub-Saharan Africa business region by establishing a new sales and packaging facility in Ghana that will begin selling Arla’s branded dairy product.

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Study: intensive protein purification not always necessary

Study: intensive protein purification not always necessary

1 Sep 2017

Proteins extracted from potatoes, blood plasma and peas retain their functionality, even in less-pure forms. In fact, sometimes their functionality is improved says a research project.

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Mintel: is cocoa the next big thing in chilled drinks?

Mintel: is cocoa the next big thing in chilled drinks?

1 Sep 2017

The tea and coffee markets have each successfully made the jump from hot to cold drink - and now, Mintel believes, cocoa may be braced to make a similar transition into the chilled drinks fixture.

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Hain Celestial sees growth across all business segments

Hain Celestial sees growth across all business segments

1 Sep 2017

The company reported net sales of $725.1 million, a 2% increase on a constant currency basis, compared to the prior year period. Operating income was $8.6 million.

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Study links avocados to helping improve cognitive brain function

Study links avocados to helping improve cognitive brain function

31 Aug 2017

Tufts University has released results of a study linking eating avocados to helping improve cognitive brain function in older adults.

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USDA to invest $35 million in technology for specialty crop industry

USDA to invest $35 million in technology for specialty crop industry

31 Aug 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced 12 new grants totalling $35 million for science-based solutions and new technology for the specialty crop industry.

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