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Kerry sees 2.9% growth

Kerry sees 2.9% growth

2 May 2016

Kerry has issued an Interim Management Statement for the first quarter ended 31 March 2016. The company reported 2.9% growth in business volumes, with Taste & Nutrition up 3.1% and Consumer Foods up 2.1%.

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Nestlé, R&R to create Froneri

Nestlé, R&R to create Froneri

2 May 2016

Nestlé and UK ice cream company R&R have agreed to set up Froneri, a joint venture with sales of around CHF2.7 billion in over 20 countries employing about 15,000 people.

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Dannon makes 3-part pledge

Dannon makes 3-part pledge

2 May 2016

Dannon has announced a pledge to its farmers, retail customers and consumers to further improve sustainable agriculture practices for its milk supply, to increase transparency for its portfolio of products and evolve to more natural and fewer ingredien...

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Glanbia reports ”good performance”

Glanbia reports ”good performance”

29 Apr 2016

Glanbia has issued its Interim Management Statement for the three month period to 2 April 2016, noting that the outlook for the remainder of 2016 is positive and reiterating its full year guidance of adjusted earnings per share growth of 8% to 10%.

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Premium Ingredients introduces dairy stabilisers

Premium Ingredients introduces dairy stabilisers

27 Apr 2016

A new range of stabilisers for acidified dairy beverages based on soy-polysaccharide fibre has been introduced by Spanish company Premium Ingredients, part of the Blendhub Group.

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Nestlé reformulates US ice cream

Nestlé reformulates US ice cream

26 Apr 2016

Nestlé Dreyer’s Ice Cream has announced key ingredient improvements to six US brands including Dreyer’s, Häagen-Dazs, Outshine, Skinny Cow, Nestlé Ice Cream and Nestlé Drumstick.

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Danone reports 3.5% growth

Danone reports 3.5% growth

25 Apr 2016

For 1Q16, Danone has reported like-for-like sales growth of 3.5%, with solid underlying trends in all four businesses. Reported sales growth was down 3.0% reflecting a negative currency impact of -7.2%.

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Nestlé reports 3.9% organic growth

Nestlé reports 3.9% organic growth

15 Apr 2016

Nestlé has reported sales of CHF20.9 billion for its first quarter, reflecting a foreign exchange impact of -2.8%; 3.9% organic growth; 3.0% real internal growth; and 0.9% pricing.

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Arla launches Maximum Yield

Arla launches Maximum Yield

14 Apr 2016

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new drive to raise awareness of the ways in which whey protein ingredients can enable dairy companies to maximise output, increase profits and significantly cut waste.

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Greenfields advises dairy lock-in

Greenfields advises dairy lock-in

8 Apr 2016

Market prices for dairy commodities are currently at a 10-year low, meaning that now is the perfect time for food manufacturers in Europe to lock into a fixed-price deal for their dairy ingredients according to Greenfields.

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Novozymes launches Saphera

Novozymes launches Saphera

6 Apr 2016

Novozymes has launched Saphera, a lactase enzyme that the company claims sets a new standard for production and quality of a wide range of lactose-free products, including milk and fermented dairy products such as yogurt.

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Euromonitor sees protein growth

Euromonitor sees protein growth

1 Apr 2016

According to a new report by Euromonitor, few ingredients in recent memory have experienced protein’s sustained and meteoric rise, with marketers scrambling to piece together the increasingly disparate drivers affecting consumption.

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