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Innova: plant-based products grow 62%

Innova: plant-based products grow 62%

16 Jul 2018

Plant-based innovation is flourishing, while growing consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics is driving plant-derived ingredients and products into high popularity, according to Innova Market Insights.

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Roquette expands caramel capability with acquisition

Roquette expands caramel capability with acquisition

12 Jul 2018

Roquette has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company, a producer of caramel colour for food and beverage markets.

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Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

Campden BRI announces MAP foods club

11 Jul 2018

Campden BRI has launched a club project so manufacturers of modified atmosphere packed (MAP) foods can understand the effects of reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration on shelf life.

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Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

Campden BRI calls for joint bidders

9 Jul 2018

Campden BRI is calling for companies to join its group bid for a share of a £4 million Innovate UK fund to reduce the harm that plastics do to our environment.

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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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