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Affron study shows it to reduce depression

Affron study shows it to reduce depression

20 Nov 2019

In a recently published human clinical study, Pharmactive Biotech Products says it demonstrated its all-natural, non-GMO Spanish saffron extract (Crocus sativus L.), Affron, was well tolerated when administered with antidepressant drugs and effectively...

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EIT Food announces 2019 winners

EIT Food announces 2019 winners

19 Nov 2019

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems.

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ScotBio expands production capability

ScotBio expands production capability

19 Nov 2019

Scottish biotech business making a natural blue colourant ScotBio has officially opened a new production facility in Lockerbie in the south of Scotland and announced what it describes as ambitious plans to expand further.

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Innova reports on sugar reduction

Innova reports on sugar reduction

18 Nov 2019

Sugar reduction remains a central topic in the media and among consumers, and opportunities for reducing sugar intake are taking a number of directions as companies address evolving concerns and demands, notes Innova Market Insights.

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Roquette, AP Technologies team on breast milk

Roquette, AP Technologies team on breast milk

18 Nov 2019

Roquette Ventures, an investment company supporting pioneer innovations for food, nutrition and health markets, and Advanced Protein Technologies (AP Technologies), a bio venture company developing Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs), cognitive and immu...

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Natural colour use continues to rise

Natural colour use continues to rise

18 Nov 2019

The number of companies using natural colours continues to grow on a global basis, registering a 6% increase in 2018 compared to the previous year, according to Innova Market Insights.

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Could smallholders trigger a tipping point for sustainable palm oil?

Could smallholders trigger a tipping point for sustainable palm oil?

18 Nov 2019

The number of smallholders signing up to the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) increased 165% in the past year, in what could be a significant step toward making sustainably sourced palm oil the norm.

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Bunge Loders Croklaan launches shea-based margarine

Bunge Loders Croklaan launches shea-based margarine

15 Nov 2019

Bunge Loders Croklaan has introduced a 100% sustainable shea-based margarine that is said to be ideal for baked items such as croissants and Danish pastries.

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Ingredion opens Mexico allulose facility

Ingredion opens Mexico allulose facility

15 Nov 2019

Ingredion has opened its first allulose production plant in San Juan del Río, Mexico. At this location, the company will manufacture the sweetener Astraea Allulose, which will be marketed and sold across the Americas by Ingredion.

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PureCircle now working with new stevia leaf variety

PureCircle now working with new stevia leaf variety

14 Nov 2019

PureCircle says it has developed and is now expanding use of a new stevia leaf variety which the company claims provides significant advantages compared to previous generations of stevia plants.

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FoodBytes! by Rabobank winners announced

FoodBytes! by Rabobank winners announced

14 Nov 2019

15 revolutionary startups took to the stage last week to pitch ground-breaking, sustainable solutions for the food and agriculture industry at FoodBytes! by Rabobank.

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Tate & Lyle reports encouraging performance

Tate & Lyle reports "encouraging performance"

13 Nov 2019

Tate & Lyle has announced its half year results for the six months to 30 September 2019.

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