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Raisio continues to struggle for growth

Raisio continues to struggle for growth

17 Aug 2018

For the period April-June 2018, Raisio’s net sales totalled €59.7 (61.4) million. Comparable EBIT was €6.5 (11.0) million, accounting for 11.0% (18.0) of net sales. EBIT was €6.5 (39.6) million, accounting for 10.9 (64.6)% of net sales.

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Symrise reports accelerating growth

Symrise reports accelerating growth

16 Aug 2018

After what the company describes as a “dynamic” start to the year, Symrise has reported that it accelerated its organic growth course in the second quarter, showing 10.6% growth.

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Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

Mintel highlights innovative, surprising new products in 2018

15 Aug 2018

Food and drink innovation in 2018 continues to be influenced by flavour extremes and the impact of social media in spreading visually stimulating and fun concepts, notes Chris Brockman, EMEA Research Manager at Mintel.

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Evolva sales double, loss narrows

Evolva sales double, loss narrows

15 Aug 2018

Biotechnology and fermentation company Evolva has announced that product sales doubled in the first half of the year, reaching CHF 1.8 million. Total revenues of CHF 3.8 million were up 6% on last year.

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Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

Acrylamide reduction in the spotlight

14 Aug 2018

New EU regulation on acrylamide levels in food came into force in April 2018, spurring companies to step up their reduction efforts. What are the latest solutions?

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Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

Campden BRI to host sugar reduction seminar

13 Aug 2018

A seminar hosted by Campden BRI on sugar reduction in confectionery, sweet sauces and desserts will explore how companies can meet the UK’s childhood obesity targets.

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Kerry Taste & Nutrition business grows 4.1%

Kerry Taste & Nutrition business grows 4.1%

10 Aug 2018

Kerry Group has issued its Interim Management Report for the half year ended 30 June 2018, reporting a “solid” underlying business performance. Adjusted EPS in constant currency was up 9.0% to 144.2 cents.

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Firmenich partners on AI to support innovation

Firmenich partners on AI to support innovation

9 Aug 2018

Firmenich has announced the inauguration of its Digital Lab – D-Lab – in partnership with the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), an institution for science and technology.

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94.6% of Frutarom shareholders support IFF deal

94.6% of Frutarom shareholders support IFF deal

9 Aug 2018

IFF and Frutarom have announced that Frutarom shareholders voted to approve the proposed combination of Frutarom and IFF at the special general meeting of Frutarom shareholders.

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Fi South America is only two weeks away

Fi South America is only two weeks away

6 Aug 2018

Fi South America takes place from 21-23 August 2018 at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, welcoming 9,000+ industry professionals, and 700+ suppliers.

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Ingredion CEO looks for across-the-board improvement

Ingredion CEO looks for across-the-board improvement

6 Aug 2018

Ingredion has reported its second quarter 2018 results. Reported and adjusted EPS were $1.57 and $1.66, down from second quarter 2017 reported and adjusted EPS of $1.78 and $1.89, respectively.

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DSM reports very good first half

DSM reports "very good" first half

3 Aug 2018

DSM has reported what it describes as a very good H1 with strong performance across all businesses and strong organic sales growth in underlying business estimated at 10%.

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