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O.Vine stresses sustainability strategy

O.Vine stresses sustainability strategy

28 Jun 2018

O.Vine, a spring water with functional ingredients from wine grapes skin infused water is said to be the culmination of a concerted strategy of attaining full sustainability from vineyards to table.

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How does honey compare to sugar?

How does honey compare to sugar?

27 Jun 2018

Sugar use is down and honey use is up as manufacturers look for natural sweetening alternatives – but does honey live up to the hype?

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Campden BRI gets Vitamin D certification

Campden BRI gets Vitamin D certification

27 Jun 2018

Campden BRI has been awarded UKAS accreditation for its vitamin D testing method for food and drink, meaning that the company now holds UKAS accreditation for the analysis of 10 vitamins.

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Fruit and vegetable powders add clean label nutrition, colour and flavour

Fruit and vegetable powders add clean label nutrition, colour and flavour

25 Jun 2018

Fruit and vegetable powders are appearing in a range of foods and drinks to improve their flavour, colour, nutrition and texture, driven by the trend toward whole foods and consumer desire to boost fruit and vegetable consumption.

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c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

c-LEcta teams to develop new plant-based sweetener

21 Jun 2018

Industrial biotechnology company c-LEcta, who are based in Leipzig, Germany and an unnamed leading ingredient company have developed process to expand production of plant-based sweetener with a sugar-like taste.

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Firmenich launches Natural and Clean Label platform

Firmenich launches Natural and Clean Label platform

15 Jun 2018

Firmenich has launched its Natural and Clean Label platform to create what the company says are great tasting, natural and traceable food and beverage experiences.

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Arla Foods, Starbucks sign 21-year agreement

Arla Foods, Starbucks sign 21-year agreement

14 Jun 2018

After seven years of what is said to be a successful business partnership, Starbucks has a new strategic licensing agreement with the farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods.

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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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Cobell upgrades Beverage Centre of Excellence

Cobell upgrades Beverage Centre of Excellence

13 Jun 2018

Cobell, a company owned by Symrise, has unveiled an upgraded Beverage Centre of Excellence in Exeter, UK in a move said to be part of a wider strategy to partner with British beverage companies.

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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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Givaudan completes partial Naturex acquisition

Givaudan completes partial Naturex acquisition

11 Jun 2018

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Wine Water launches O.Vine

Wine Water launches O.Vine

8 Jun 2018

Wine Water, an Israeli startup, is launching O.Vine, said to be the first spring water infusion with the spirit of wine.

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