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Danone sees 13.4% EPS growth

Danone sees 13.4% EPS growth

2 Aug 2018

Danone has reported what it describes as a strong set of results in a volatile context. EPS grew 13.4%, and sales were up by 4% in the first half and 3.3% in the second quarter.

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EFSA delivers positive verdict on whey basic protein

EFSA delivers positive verdict on whey basic protein

2 Aug 2018

Following a request from the European Commission, the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) concluded that whey basic protein isolate is safe.

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DuPont opens Japanese innovation centre

DuPont opens Japanese innovation centre

31 Jul 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has announced the opening of its new innovation centre in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, later this summer.

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BASF, UC Davis collaborate on HMOs

BASF, UC Davis collaborate on HMOs

30 Jul 2018

BASF and the University of California, Davis (UC Davis) have announced a collaboration to unlock new benefits of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs).

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Ingredion adds to processed cheese portfolio

Ingredion adds to processed cheese portfolio

24 Jul 2018

Ingredion has added three functional potato starches to its processed cheese ingredient portfolio. CheeseApp 50, 70 and 80 are said to enable recipe cost savings in analogue block and block processed cheeses.

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Campden BRI to host safe food production seminar

Campden BRI to host safe food production seminar

24 Jul 2018

A Campden BRI conference, 10-11 October, will keep attendees up to date with current and future microbiological issues affecting the safe production of food.

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Plant-based dairy alternatives spur ingredient innovation

Plant-based dairy alternatives spur ingredient innovation

23 Jul 2018

The rising popularity of plant-based dairy alternatives has driven ingredient manufacturers to revamp their product ranges, introducing cultures, flavours, flavour maskers and probiotics suitable for vegan foods and drinks.

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EFSA to host workshop on infant food additives

EFSA to host workshop on infant food additives

23 Jul 2018

EFSA is working on the re-evaluation of a number of food additives intended to be used in foods for infants below 16 weeks of age, and will host a workshop.

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Mars, Danone, Nestlé, Unilever create alliance

Mars, Danone, Nestlé, Unilever create alliance

19 Jul 2018

Four of America's largest food companies have launched the Sustainable Food Policy Alliance, a new organisation focused on driving progress in public policies that shape what people eat and how it impacts their health, communities, and the planet.

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Cambridge Commodities Acquires Earth Circle Organics in New Venture

Cambridge Commodities Acquires Earth Circle Organics in New Venture

18 Jul 2018

UK-based ingredient supplier Cambridge Commodities Ltd has acquired the ingredient business of US wholesaler Earth Circle Organics LLC. Following the acquisition, Earth Circle Organics’ raw and organic superfood ingredient business will merge with the ...

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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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Cargill introduces carrageenan extract for dairy desserts

Cargill introduces carrageenan extract for dairy desserts

13 Jul 2018

Dairy manufacturers can now achieve premium texture, according to Cargill, using a cost-efficient and sustainably sourced ingredient for creamy dairy desserts - Satiagel Seabrid.

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