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IFF completes Frutarom acquisition

IFF completes Frutarom acquisition

11 Oct 2018

IFF has completed its acquisition of Frutarom, anticipating that the combination will translate into accelerated financial performance, with robust top and bottom-line growth.

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Ingredient innovation could give iced coffee a healthy boost

Ingredient innovation could give iced coffee a healthy boost

3 Oct 2018

Iced coffee is the fastest growing segment of the coffee category, and there is huge potential for ingredients with added health benefits to further drive its growth.

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Sustainable food is big business

Sustainable food is big business

26 Sep 2018

Sustainability in the food industry has become much more than a buzzword, as companies increasingly realise that it is vital to their long term profitability.

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Creating better texture in dairy alternatives

Creating better texture in dairy alternatives

26 Sep 2018

The market for dairy alternatives continues to rise, but creating appealing, creamy textures that mimic traditional yoghurt or cheese can be a major stumbling block. For suppliers, this challenge has become fertile ground for innovation.

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Natural health trend boosts demand for botanical flavours

Natural health trend boosts demand for botanical flavours

19 Sep 2018

Herbs, spices and extracts are gaining in popularity as consumers look for natural, recognisable flavours in their foods and drinks.

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Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

Artisanal trend fuels ingredient innovation

13 Sep 2018

Craft and artisanal food and drink launches have seen a global CAGR of 28% over the past five years, according to Innova Market Insights, and suppliers are responding with investment in authentic, clean label ingredients.

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PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

PepsiCo launches Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program

10 Sep 2018

PepsiCo has announced the launch of its Nutrition Greenhouse accelerator program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to discover and support emerging brands in the food and beverage sector.

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Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

Givaudan inches closer to Naturex acquisition

10 Sep 2018

Givaudan now holds 9,436,645 of Naturex shares, representing 98.06% of the capital, based on the total number of shares as of 5 September 2018.

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Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

Research: green tea prevents cancer cells from 'refuelling'

7 Sep 2018

Matcha, the green tea packed with antioxidants, is often hailed as containing properties which prevent disease. Scientists in Salford, UK have shed a ray of light on the claim by testing it on cancer stem cells – with, they say, surprising results.

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Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

6 Sep 2018

Sugar has replaced price as the top concern for UK consumers when buying food, according to a survey from the nation’s Food Standards Agency. Concern about sugar content is similarly high across Europe, so how should food and beverage companies respond...

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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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