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Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

14 Jun 2018

As the brick-and-mortar grocery industry faces increasing competition from all angles, an effective brand strategy can be the key to sustained success for retailers, according to Acosta.

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Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

12 Jun 2018

The continuing positive development of the family business is due, the company says, very largely to expansion of its international presence and intensive applications research.

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Callebaut, Ghana Cocoa Board sign LoI

Callebaut, Ghana Cocoa Board sign LoI

11 Jun 2018

Barry Callebaut and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) have signed a letter of intent to intensify the cooperation on sustainable cocoa farming.

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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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