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OptiBiotix signs secret evaluation agreement

OptiBiotix signs secret evaluation agreement

8 Jun 2018

OptiBiotix Health has announced it has entered into an evaluation agreement with a global dairy company for its SweetBiotix calorie-free sweet fibres.

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Survey reveals US teen eating preferences

Survey reveals US teen eating preferences

7 Jun 2018

A new US-wide survey of 2,000 families with teenagers, ages 13-19, commissioned by Farm Rich, finds that today's teenagers spend an average of 1,000 hours, or 39 entire days, thinking about food.

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Ecotrophelia UK winner announced

Ecotrophelia UK winner announced

7 Jun 2018

A team of students from the University of Nottingham has won the gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK with their spicy BBQ flavoured savoury snack.

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Callebaut to intensify cooperation in Côte d’Ivoire

Callebaut to intensify cooperation in Côte d’Ivoire

6 Jun 2018

Barry Callebaut and the Conseil Café Cacao (CCC) of Côte d’Ivoire signed a letter of intent on June 4, to intensify the cooperation on sustainable cocoa farming.

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Corbion completes acquisition of Bunge JV share

Corbion completes acquisition of Bunge JV share

6 Jun 2018

Corbion has acquired Bunge's 49.9% stake in SB Renewable Oils, a joint venture that operates a facility in Brazil, specializing in the production of algae ingredients

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Beyond distribution: Faravelli connects the dots for NPD

Beyond distribution: Faravelli connects the dots for NPD

5 Jun 2018

Faravelli aims to provide a one-stop-shop for food and beverage companies, connecting the dots from raw materials to finished products, and answering demand for cleaner labels, natural ingredients and improved free-from foods.

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Frutarom acquires 51% of Brazil's Bremil

Frutarom acquires 51% of Brazil's Bremil

4 Jun 2018

Frutarom has completed the transaction for the purchase of 51% of the shares of the Brazilian company Bremil, a producer of savoury solutions, for a consideration of approx. $30 million.

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PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

PepsiCo to acquire Bare Snacks

1 Jun 2018

PepsiCo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Bare Foods ( Bare Snacks), a U.S.-based maker of baked fruit and vegetable snacks.

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Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

30 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has reported what it describes as a year of progress in profit and cash delivery. The company saw a 13% increase in adjusted profit before tax at constant currency with profit growth in all businesses.

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Ancient grains have become household names

Ancient grains have become household names

28 May 2018

Until very recently, few consumers had heard of quinoa – and even fewer knew how to pronounce it. Now, it is one of the most sought-after grains, appearing in over 2,200 new products launched globally in 2017, according to Mintel.

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How clean label ingredients affect packaging

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

28 May 2018

When companies consider ‘cleaning up’ their product labels, they often focus primarily on how to remove or replace certain ingredients – but they should also consider implications for product packaging.

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Tate & Lyle to get 15% of Sweet Green Fields

Tate & Lyle to get 15% of Sweet Green Fields

28 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has entered into an agreement to acquire a 15% equity holding in Sweet Green Fields, one of the largest privately held, fully integrated global stevia ingredient companies.

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