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HERZA launches vegan white chocolate pieces

HERZA launches vegan white chocolate pieces

12 Oct 2018

The conventional basic product consists of coconut butter glaze pieces and coconut milk powder. The organic alternative is made from organic coconut butter glaze pieces and rice milk powder.

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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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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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Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

30 Aug 2018

Fonterra’s new cream cheese plant in Canterbury, NZ has started production and is set to manufacture up to 24,000 metric tonnes of cream cheese annually, bound for China.

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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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FrieslandCampina seizes dipper opportunity

FrieslandCampina seizes dipper opportunity

23 Aug 2018

FrieslandCampina has taken over the activities of Best Cheese Holland, including its brands Parrano and Tjiezilooking to respond to growing demand for dairy snacks as dippers.

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