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Emulsifiers: The micro-ingredient that delivers major value

Emulsifiers: The micro-ingredient that delivers major value

12 Nov 2018

For commercial bakers to create countless numbers of delicious, quality baked goods with the dependable consistency their customers count on, it takes more than the standard flour, sugar and eggs they use when baking for the family at home. Specialty i...

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Mintel: China represents nuts snacks opportunity

Mintel: China represents nuts snacks opportunity

9 Nov 2018

It seems Chinese consumers’ modern lifestyles and awareness of healthy eating have opened up opportunities for nuts snacks that are either natural or provide convenience, according to Mintel.

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Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

8 Nov 2018

Mondelēz International has announced that it will launch what it describes as a forward-thinking innovation hub called SnackFutures to capitalize on changing consumer trends.

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FAO: commodity prices dipped in October

FAO: commodity prices dipped in October

7 Nov 2018

International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, the United Nations said.

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Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

7 Nov 2018

The UK government aims to cut calories by 20% by 2024 in a range of popular foods, potentially shifting focus back onto foods’ fat content as companies strive to reach this target.

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Allergen-free foods gain momentum

Allergen-free foods gain momentum

5 Nov 2018

Launches of allergen-free foods have increased in recent years – and not just because of increased prevalence of food allergy.

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Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

30 Oct 2018

In a recent blog post on the Mintel web site, Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight, Mintel Food & Drink, explored the opportunity for combining tea and coffee with salty flavours.

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Mondelēz expands Cocoa Life into Brazil

Mondelēz expands Cocoa Life into Brazil

26 Oct 2018

Mondelēz International has announced the expansion of its global cocoa sustainability initiative, Cocoa Life, in Brazil. The company says that Cocoa Life aims to create empowered and thriving cocoa farming communities.

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Campden BRI announces new sensory descriptive profiling test

Campden BRI announces new sensory descriptive profiling test

26 Oct 2018

Campden BRI says that its sensory experts have explored a new sensory descriptive profiling test that is at least 50% faster and up to 30% cheaper than other conventional descriptive profiling techniques.

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Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

23 Oct 2018

A food labelling update seminar, organised by Camden BRI to take place on 4 December, will, it says, provide a regulatory update on food labelling, focusing on some of the current key issues.

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IFF opens new China facilities

IFF opens new China facilities

18 Oct 2018

IFF is opening two new facilities in China -- a flavours manufacturing facility in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone and a Natural Product Research lab, located in the Nanjing Life Science Park.

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Broken biscuit seminar announced by Camden BRI

Broken biscuit seminar announced by Camden BRI

17 Oct 2018

Broken biscuits and crackers can be rejected by retailers and a cause of consumer complaints which can damage brand reputation, notes Campden BRI, who are encouraging companies to join a research project to help prevent this industry problem.

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