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FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

11 Jul 2018

International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down.

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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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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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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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TIC Gums announces organic tara gum

TIC Gums announces organic tara gum

25 Jun 2018

TIC Gums has announced that it now offers organic tara gum, TICOrganic Tara Gum HV, as another tool in its portfolio of hydrocolloids.

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Cargill invests €12m in Belgian chocolate production

Cargill invests €12m in Belgian chocolate production

22 Jun 2018

With what the company sees as the rapid rise in consumer demand for premium, high quality Belgian chocolate, Cargill has invested in a new liquid chocolate production line in its Mouscron production facility in Belgium.

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DSM cheese-ripening enzyme now benzoate-free

DSM cheese-ripening enzyme now benzoate-free

15 Jun 2018

DSM has announced that Accelerzyme CPG, the company’s proprietary enzyme for accelerated cheese ripening, is now benzoate-free, bringing it into line with the company's core portfolio.

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Arla Foods, Starbucks sign 21-year agreement

Arla Foods, Starbucks sign 21-year agreement

14 Jun 2018

After seven years of what is said to be a successful business partnership, Starbucks has a new strategic licensing agreement with the farmer-owned dairy cooperative Arla Foods.

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OptiBiotix signs secret evaluation agreement

OptiBiotix signs secret evaluation agreement

8 Jun 2018

OptiBiotix Health has announced it has entered into an evaluation agreement with a global dairy company for its SweetBiotix calorie-free sweet fibres.

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Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

Arla Foods to shed up to 400 jobs

1 Jun 2018

Arla Foods has announced changes to a number of its corporate Group functions and to its cheese production that could see up to 400 jobs eliminated.

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Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

Tate & Lyle reports year of progress

30 May 2018

Tate & Lyle has reported what it describes as a year of progress in profit and cash delivery. The company saw a 13% increase in adjusted profit before tax at constant currency with profit growth in all businesses.

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