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Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

6 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen has reported “solid” organic revenue growth of 9% in the first nine months of 2017/18 (3% reported growth due to adverse currency impacts).

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Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

4 Jul 2018

Natural sweeteners are a major target for companies looking to make nature-identical food ingredients, but if they are produced in a lab rather than extracted from a plant, will consumers accept them as natural?

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EFSA renews agreement with JRC

EFSA renews agreement with JRC

4 Jul 2018

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and EFSA have renewed their commitment to work together in a variety of scientific and technical areas.

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Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

3 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors has upgraded its main R&D facility and Global Expertise Center to stay ahead of consumers’ increasing demands for natural, yet innovative food and beverage products.

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Campden BRI forms virus control club

Campden BRI forms virus control club

3 Jul 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project which aims to provide solutions for effective virus control measures for the food industry.

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McCormick reports 19% increase in sales

McCormick reports 19% increase in sales

2 Jul 2018

McCormick has reported financial results for the second quarter ended May 31, 2018 and reaffirmed its latest financial outlook for fiscal year 2018.

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Unilever gets EFSA approval for tea claim

Unilever gets EFSA approval for tea claim

29 Jun 2018

Unilever has announced that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive opinion on the company’s evidence that black tea improves attention.

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IFBA releases Ten-Year Progress Report

IFBA releases Ten-Year Progress Report

29 Jun 2018

The International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) has released its Ten-Year Progress Report, which details its member companies' cumulative progress.

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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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