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DSM gets approval for gluten break down enzyme

DSM gets approval for gluten break down enzyme

9 Aug 2017

DSM has secured regulatory approval to market what it says is the first and only enzyme demonstrated to effectively break down residual gluten in the European Union.

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IMCD to acquire Canadian chemicals, ingredients distributor

IMCD to acquire Canadian chemicals, ingredients distributor

8 Aug 2017

IMCD is to acquire 100% of the Canadian and US specialty chemicals and ingredients distributor L.V. Lomas, providing the company with a significant presence in Canada and a further enhanced position in the US.

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Arjuna gets confirmation of safety of turmeric extract

Arjuna gets confirmation of safety of turmeric extract

8 Aug 2017

Arjuna Naturals Extracts' BCM-95, a high-potency turmeric extract, has been granted a ‘No Questions’ response letter from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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DSM maintains positive momentum with strong first half year

DSM maintains positive momentum with strong first half year

8 Aug 2017

DSM has reported that its second quarter concluded a very strong first half, with sales up 11% to €4,320m, with 8% organic growth. Adjusted EBITDA was up 16% to €721m.

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FAO reports food prices rose for third consecutive month

FAO reports food prices rose for third consecutive month

7 Aug 2017

Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations according to the monthly trade-weighted FAO Food Price Index.

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Ingredion reports flat sales for 2Q, but 1H sales up 3%

Ingredion reports flat sales for 2Q, but 1H sales up 3%

7 Aug 2017

Ingredion has reported results for the second quarter 2017. Second quarter sales were broadly flat at $1,457 million, while year-to-date sales were 3% up at $2.910 million.

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Mondelēz replaces Irene Rosenfeld with former McCain Foods CEO

Mondelēz replaces Irene Rosenfeld with former McCain Foods CEO

7 Aug 2017

Mondelēz International has chosen Dirk Van de Put, current President and CEO of McCain Foods, to succeed Irene Rosenfeld as CEO as she steps down effective November 2017.

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Campden BRI seminar to focus on integral aspects of sensory branding

Campden BRI seminar to focus on integral aspects of sensory branding

4 Aug 2017

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Sweet Green Fields gets Non-GMO Project verification for 28 stevia ingredients

Sweet Green Fields gets Non-GMO Project verification for 28 stevia ingredients

4 Aug 2017

Sweet Green Fields (SGF) has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for 28 of its stevia ingredients, making it, according to the company, the largest producer of Non-GMO Project Verified stevia ingredients.

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Otsuka to acquire Canadian plant-based food company

Otsuka to acquire Canadian plant-based food company

4 Aug 2017

Holistic healthcare company Otsuka Pharmaceutical is to acquire 100% of Daiya Foods, a privately held Vancouver, Canada-based company specialising in the manufacture of plant-based foods.

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Impossible Foods secures $75 million investment for plant-based meat

Impossible Foods secures $75 million investment for plant-based meat

3 Aug 2017

Impossible Foods has closed a $75 million investment after achieving significant milestones in intellectual property and food safety. The lead investor in the round is Singapore-based investment company Temasek.

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Corbion bids $20 million to acquire TerraVia assets

Corbion bids $20 million to acquire TerraVia assets

3 Aug 2017

Corbion has entered into a "stalking horse" stock and asset purchase agreement with TerraVia, a company with a platform centred on microalgae, offering a cash purchase price of approximately $20 million.

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