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Sustainable food is big business

Sustainable food is big business

26 Sep 2018

Sustainability in the food industry has become much more than a buzzword, as companies increasingly realise that it is vital to their long term profitability.

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Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

13 Sep 2018

Craft and artisanal food and drink launches have seen a global CAGR of 28% over the past five years, according to Innova Market Insights, and suppliers are responding with investment in authentic, clean label ingredients.

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PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

10 Sep 2018

PepsiCo has announced the launch of its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to discover and support emerging brands in the food and beverage sector.

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Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

10 Sep 2018

Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 5 September 2018.

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DSM report reveals consumer perception of acrylamide

DSM report reveals consumer perception of acrylamide

7 Sep 2018

DSM has published a new report in its Global Insights Series which indicates that consumers are still largely unaware of acrylamide - but those who do know something about acrylamide, know enough to be concerned.

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Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

6 Sep 2018

Sugar has replaced price as the top concern for UK consumers when buying food, according to a survey from the nation’s Food Standards Agency. Concern about sugar content is similarly high across Europe, so how should food and beverage companies respond...

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DuPont creates clean label hub

DuPont creates "clean label hub"

4 Sep 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility, Intending to boost its project pipeline in healthy nutrition and clean label texturant offerings.

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Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

4 Sep 2018

Climate change poses a major threat to cocoa and chocolate production, with some researchers suggesting that cocoa could become extinct in some major producing regions within 30 years.

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Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

3 Sep 2018

While popcorn has traditionally benefited from a health halo, new research from Mintel reveals that Americans are now embracing flavour innovation, from indulgent to savoury.

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Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

31 Aug 2018

Ahead of European legislation, Bunge Loders Croklaan has announced it can now offer its entire palm oil food portfolio with low 3-MCPDE levels, in addition to its already available low Glycidyl Esters (GE) portfolio.

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Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

Univar to distribute Kerry taste portfolio

31 Aug 2018

Chemical and ingredient distributor Univar has reached an agreement with Kerry Ingredients & Flavours to distribute its taste portfolio in the UK, Ireland, Spain and Portugal.

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Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

30 Aug 2018

With its eye on serving the Asia Pacific market, Frutarom Health is expanding the regional focus of NovaSOL Curcumin, its turmeric formula.

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