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Fruit and vegetable powders add clean label nutrition, colour and flavour

Fruit and vegetable powders add clean label nutrition, colour and flavour

25 Jun 2018

Fruit and vegetable powders are appearing in a range of foods and drinks to improve their flavour, colour, nutrition and texture, driven by the trend toward whole foods and consumer desire to boost fruit and vegetable consumption.

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Cargill invests €12m in Belgian chocolate production

Cargill invests €12m in Belgian chocolate production

22 Jun 2018

With what the company sees as the rapid rise in consumer demand for premium, high quality Belgian chocolate, Cargill has invested in a new liquid chocolate production line in its Mouscron production facility in Belgium.

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DuPont: protein critical to weight loss

DuPont: protein critical to weight loss

22 Jun 2018

A study, published in the June edition of Obesity Science & Practice, evaluates the effectiveness of incorporating soy protein-based foods into higher protein energy-restricted diet for weight loss.

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Corbion announces organic dough improver

Corbion announces organic dough improver

21 Jun 2018

Corbion has announced Pristine Organic 522, which it says is its most advanced organic dough improver to date and can be used in both organic and non-GMO formulations.

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c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

21 Jun 2018

Industrial biotechnology company c-LEcta, who are based in Leipzig, Germany and an unnamed leading ingredient company have developed process to expand production of plant-based sweetener with a sugar-like taste.

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Azelis strengthens its position in the Moroccan food market with the acquisition of Distralim

Azelis strengthens its position in the Moroccan food market with the acquisition of Distralim

21 Jun 2018

Azelis is pleased to announce it has signed an agreement to acquire a 100% ownership of Distralim S.A.R.L. (“Distralim”). Distralim is a distributor of food ingredients in Morocco. The company is based in Casablanca and employs 21 employees, who wil...

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What are the smartest botanical ingredients for brain health?

What are the smartest botanical ingredients for brain health?

20 Jun 2018

As the population ages, botanical ingredients to maintain and improve cognitive health are on the rise. What are they, and what evidence is there to support their claims?

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DeutscheBack launches anti-acrylamide enzyme

DeutscheBack launches anti-acrylamide enzyme

20 Jun 2018

With Innovase ASP DP, DeutscheBack says it now offers manufacturers of bakery products an enzyme system that prevents the formation of acrylamide in baked goods, such as biscuits, wafers, bread and rolls.

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Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

20 Jun 2018

Campden BRI has developed a new method to rate the chilli heat of complex products, such as ready meals and cooking sauces to provide a consistent way to rate products as mild, medium, hot or very hot.

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IMCD acquires 100% of Horn

IMCD acquires 100% of Horn

19 Jun 2018

Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Horn. Horn is said to be an excellent fit with IMCD's US activities.

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Aleph Farms calls on USDA to promote clean meat

Aleph Farms calls on USDA to promote clean meat

19 Jun 2018

Aleph Farms is calling on the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) to promote clean meat for its compelling safety advantages, such as being antibiotic free and pathogen free.

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Turning a spotlight on healthy fats and oils

Turning a spotlight on healthy fats and oils

19 Jun 2018

European food manufacturers have been turning to healthier oils and fats – but there is often a trade-off to be made, balancing their benefits in terms of flavour and health with how easy they are to work with.

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