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Study links caffeinated energy drinks to alcohol, drug abuse

Study links caffeinated energy drinks to alcohol, drug abuse

14 Aug 2017

A new study by University of Maryland School of Public Health researchers suggests that there is a link between consumption of caffeinated energy drinks and subsequent drug and alcohol abuse.

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Action on Sugar calls cereal manufacturers deceptive

Action on Sugar calls cereal manufacturers deceptive

14 Aug 2017

Action on Sugar is calling for colour-coded ‘traffic light’ front of pack nutrition labelling to be introduced after exposing perceived ‘healthy’ cereal brands who have failed to include recognised colour-coded labelling.

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Corbion falls short, but CEO is optimistic about second half

Corbion falls short, but CEO is optimistic about second half

14 Aug 2017

Corbion has reported H1 2017 sales of €461.9 million, an increase of 1.4% compared to H1 2016. Organic sales growth was -0.9%, mostly due to lower volumes in Bakery.

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Sabinsa becomes founding board member of Global Curcumin Association

Sabinsa becomes founding board member of Global Curcumin Association

11 Aug 2017

Trust Transparency Consulting has announced that Sabinsa has become a Founding Board Member of the Global Curcumin Association as part of its incubator program of single ingredient trade associations.

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Neptune exits krill oil manufacturing, distribution with Aker deal

Neptune exits krill oil manufacturing, distribution with Aker deal

11 Aug 2017

Neptune has concluded an agreement whereby Aker BioMarine has acquired Neptune’s krill oil inventory and IP for $34 million and that will see the company exit its bulk krill oil manufacturing and distribution activities.

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Glanbia reports 13.2% EPS growth, revenues up 10%

Glanbia reports 13.2% EPS growth, revenues up 10%

11 Aug 2017

Glanbia has reported Adjusted Earnings Per Share grew 13.2% reported (10.1% constant currency), while wholly owned revenues from continuing operations were €1,185.7 million up 10.0% (7.3% constant currency).

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Lyckeby signs with Ingredion for potato starch, waxy barley ingredients

Lyckeby signs with Ingredion for potato starch, waxy barley ingredients

10 Aug 2017

Lyckeby, the Swedish manufacturer of potato-based starch and fibre products, has formed a new strategic alliance with Ingredion which will see Ingredion distribute potato starch and waxy barley ingredients.

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IMCD inks deal with Givaudan on multi-country flavours distribution

IMCD inks deal with Givaudan on multi-country flavours distribution

10 Aug 2017

IMCD has signed an exclusive agreement with Givaudan to distribute its flavours range in the food and nutrition markets across Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the UK, Benelux and Nordics.

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Kerry, Ginkgo partner on specialist enzyme production

Kerry, Ginkgo partner on specialist enzyme production

10 Aug 2017

Organism company Ginkgo Bioworks has announced a new partnership with Kerry in which the two companies will work together on more efficient production of the specialty enzymes used in food.

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SpecPage opens a new APAC subsidiary in Singapore

SpecPage opens a new APAC subsidiary in Singapore

10 Aug 2017

The Swiss-based software solutions provider responds to the rapidly growing needs of its global customer base for localized support and 24/7 customer service.

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Coke uses novel methods to search for new sweeteners

Coke uses novel methods to search for new sweeteners

9 Aug 2017

Coca-Cola is expanding its pursuit of all-natural low- or no-calorie sugar alternatives with the launch of two sweetener challenges on the HeroX crowdsourcing platform - and is sweetening the pot with prize money.

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Mintel: 28% of Britons are reducing or limiting meat consumption

Mintel: 28% of Britons are reducing or limiting meat consumption

9 Aug 2017

Many Brits today are following the ‘meat alternative and two veg’ mantra, according to Mintel, who find that over a quarter of meat eating Brits have reduced or limited their meat consumption in the last six months.

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