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Mazza Innovation acquired by Sensient Technologies

Mazza Innovation acquired by Sensient Technologies

16 Jul 2018

Sensient Technologies has acquired Vancouver-based botanical extraction technology company Mazza Innovation. The addition of Mazza Innovation is, says Sensient, a major step in the evolution of its “seed to shelf” strategy.

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Innova: plant-based products grow 62%

Innova: plant-based products grow 62%

16 Jul 2018

Plant-based innovation is flourishing, while growing consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics is driving plant-derived ingredients and products into high popularity, according to Innova Market Insights.

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Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

16 Jul 2018

Insects have been hyped as a potential alternative protein source – but do they really have the potential to enter the mainstream?

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DSM launches acrylamide reduction solution

DSM launches acrylamide reduction solution

13 Jul 2018

DSM has introduced PreventASe XR, an enzymatic solution that is said to prevent the formation of acrylamide in high-pH applications such as corn chips, biscuits, and crackers.

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Roquette expands caramel capability with acquisition

Roquette expands caramel capability with acquisition

12 Jul 2018

Roquette has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company, a producer of caramel colour for food and beverage markets.

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ADM, Cargill form soybean JV

ADM, Cargill form soybean JV

12 Jul 2018

ADM and Cargill have successfully completed their transaction and formally launched SoyVen, their new joint venture to provide soybean meal and oil for customers in Egypt.

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FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

11 Jul 2018

International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down.

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Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

11 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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EFSA publishes Food Enzyme Intake Model

EFSA publishes Food Enzyme Intake Model

10 Jul 2018

EFSA has published the Food Enzyme Intake Model (FEIM), a tool for estimating chronic dietary exposure to food enzymes used in different food processes.

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Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

9 Jul 2018

Campden BRI is calling for companies to join its group bid for a share of a £4 million Innovate UK fund to reduce the harm that plastics do to our environment.

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Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

Campden BRI launches CO2 club project

5 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

4 Jul 2018

Natural sweeteners are a major target for companies looking to make nature-identical food ingredients, but if they are produced in a lab rather than extracted from a plant, will consumers accept them as natural?

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