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Palsgaard acquires Turkish distributor

Palsgaard acquires Turkish distributor

10 Feb 2020

Palsgaard has announced the takeover of Turkish food ingredients distributor Teknaroma, with the acquisition of 90% of the company’s shares. The deal reinforces a long-standing relationship between the two parties, with Teknaroma having had exclusive d...

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Cargill invests in new piloting facility

Cargill invests in new piloting facility

10 Feb 2020

Cargill is investing $6.4 million to expand its food pilot capabilities at its North American Pilot Development Center in Savage, Minn., enabling, the company says, bakery customers to increase their speed-to-market with new products.

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Yofix gets additional $2.5m investment

Yofix gets additional $2.5m investment

7 Feb 2020

Clean-label dairy alternatives innovator Yofix Probiotics has concluded an extended series-A round of strategic investment from new key investors: Germany-based Muller Ventures; the French Bel Group; and LionTree Partners, based in the US. This brings ...

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DuPont launches baking emulsifier

DuPont launches baking emulsifier

7 Feb 2020

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched GRINDSTED NG 100, a non-GMO monoglyceride designed to give bakers a better alternative to hydrated monoglycerides (hydrates), while providing the same functionality and achieving similar product yields albeit...

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Survey: consumers misinformed about gluten-free

Survey: consumers misinformed about gluten-free

6 Feb 2020

A new research report launched by safefood, the public body responsible for raising consumer awareness of issues relating to food safety and healthy eating across both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, found that while more than 1 in 5 peop...

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Ardent Mills to acquire quinoa company

Ardent Mills to acquire quinoa company

6 Feb 2020

Flour-milling and ingredient company Ardent Mills has announced its intention to invest further in specialty grain capabilities and The Annex by Ardent Mills (The Annex) by purchasing Andean Naturals’ quinoa sourcing, cleaning and packaging operation i...

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Arla: whey permeate is all about quality

Arla: whey permeate is all about quality

5 Feb 2020

Quality is becoming increasingly important in the rapidly growing whey permeate market, according to Arla Foods Ingredients.

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New pea protein comparable to whey protein

New pea protein "comparable to whey protein"

5 Feb 2020

According to Plasma Nutrition, choosing the best protein powder has always been an exercise in compromise for consumers.

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AAK reports growth in ingredients

AAK reports growth in ingredients

4 Feb 2020

AAK has issued its interim report for the fourth quarter and year-end report 2019. Total volumes for the quarter amounted to 582,000 MT (574,000), organic growth of 1%. Sales amounted to SEK 7,380 million (6,992), an increase of 6%.

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Study: can flavonols prevent development of Alzheimers?

Study: can flavonols prevent development of Alzheimers?

4 Feb 2020

People who eat or drink more foods with flavonol, which is found in nearly all fruits and vegetables, plus tea and wine, may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia, according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center. They published the...

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Low sugar trend boosts bulk sweetener innovation

Low sugar trend boosts bulk sweetener innovation

3 Feb 2020

Use of bulk sweeteners in new products is on the rise, largely driven by consumer interest in sugar-free and lower sugar products.

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How credible are weight management ingredients?

How credible are weight management ingredients?

3 Feb 2020

Weight management is one of the most in-demand areas for functional ingredients – but some compounds are more promising than others.

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