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Amyris, Xinfu strike deal

Amyris, Xinfu strike deal

7 Jan 2019

Amyris has signed a long-term agreement with Xinfu of China for a significant initial payment and a long-term minimum annual share of an existing nutritional product royalty arrangement.

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Cargill sees 2Q, 1H earnings slide

Cargill sees 2Q, 1H earnings slide

7 Jan 2019

Cargill has reported results for the fiscal 2019 second quarter and first half ended Nov. 30, 2018. Adjusted operating earnings were $853 million, down 10% from the $948 million earned in last year’s strong comparative period.

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Firmenich: hibiscus will be the flavour of 2019

Firmenich: hibiscus will be the flavour of 2019

4 Jan 2019

Firmenich has announced hibiscus as “Flavour of the Year” for 2019 based on the growing appeal of florals in food and drink, and the trend towards curiosity in consumption.

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GNT: yellows and oranges in 2019

GNT: yellows and oranges in 2019

3 Jan 2019

The sunshine spectrum – bright yellow through to deep orange – will stimulate colourful food and beverage development in 2019 as consumers seek out products that inspire upbeat, positive emotions and unite people with a feeling of joy, according to GNT...

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StePac develops blueberry packaging

StePac develops blueberry packaging

2 Jan 2019

StePac has developed customized, proprietary, polyamide-based packaging technology for ensuring long-lasting freshness in bulk deliveries of blueberries to distant destinations.

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FrieslandCampina acquires US speciality cheeses company

FrieslandCampina acquires US speciality cheeses company

31 Dec 2018

FrieslandCampina has acquired the activities of Best Cheese Corporation USA., importer and vendor of specialty cheeses in the United States.

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GSK, Pfizer to combine on consumer health

GSK, Pfizer to combine on consumer health

31 Dec 2018

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has reached agreement with Pfizer to combine their consumer health businesses into a new joint venture, with combined sales of approximately £9.8 billion ($12.7 billion).

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Campden BRI to host gluten free/free from bakery conference

Campden BRI to host gluten free/free from bakery conference

21 Dec 2018

The third Gluten Free and Free From Bakery Conference, from 26-27 March, will bring together industry experts and academics to discuss key research and share solutions with the free from bakery sector.

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Herza launches chocolate couverture pieces

Herza launches chocolate couverture pieces

21 Dec 2018

Herza is launching small chocolate couverture pieces made from specific fine organic cocoa varieties. These, it says, will enable manufacturers of sweets and bakery products, ice cream or cereals to benefit from the 'adventurous consumer' trend.

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Cargill outlines deforestation elimination plan

Cargill outlines deforestation elimination plan

20 Dec 2018

Cargill has outlined its plan to eliminate deforestation from its cocoa supply chain. The Protect Our Planet plan provides concrete actions the company is taking to achieve 100% cocoa bean traceability.

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DuPont study: hope for overweight consumers

DuPont study: hope for overweight consumers

20 Dec 2018

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Campden BRI announces sampling seminar

Campden BRI announces sampling seminar

19 Dec 2018

A Campden BRI seminar on 19 March will look at practical approaches and issues associated with sampling in the food industry. It will cover sampling for microorganisms and chemical and food safety.

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