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Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

6 Sep 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project to investigate numerous aspects of kombucha brewing, including symbiotic culture make-up and storage.

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Brenntag signs distribution deal with Caragum

Brenntag signs distribution deal with Caragum

5 Sep 2018

Chemical distributor Brenntag North America is partnering with Caragum International for the exclusive distribution of Ester Gum in the United States and Canada.

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FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

4 Sep 2018

Royal FrieslandCampina revenues amounted to €5,721 million over the first half-year of 2018, 5.8% down. Profit decreased by 32.7% to €109 million, primarily due to losses on cheese, butter and milk powder basic dairy sales.

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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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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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Frutarom sets new records in second quarter

Frutarom sets new records in second quarter

29 Aug 2018

Frutarom has announced its 2Q18 financial results. Sales grew by 16.8% to a record $401.3 million. Sales from the Flavors activity grew by 16.4% to a record $296.0 million.

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Cargill plans South America pectin facility

Cargill plans South America pectin facility

28 Aug 2018

Cargill says it will invest $150 million to construct an HM pectin production facility in South America, with construction expected to start early in 2019.

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Brenntag to distribute Silvateam Pectin Line

Brenntag to distribute Silvateam Pectin Line

27 Aug 2018

Brenntag North America has been appointed the exclusive distributor in North America for the distribution of the Silvateam Pectin Line.

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DSM to open infant nutrition premix facility

DSM to open infant nutrition premix facility

24 Aug 2018

DSM is to open what it says is the industry’s only premix manufacturing facility built exclusively for the maternal and infant nutrition market. Construction of the plant, located in Buk, Poland is due to start in the next few weeks.

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Hydrosol promotes stabilising, texturing systems for sugar reduction

Hydrosol promotes stabilising, texturing systems for sugar reduction

22 Aug 2018

“With our new stabilising and texturing systems we can compensate for lower sugar content,” said Katharina Schäfer, Product Manager Dairy & Deli Foods at Hydrosol.

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