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Barry Callebaut half year sales grow 8%

Barry Callebaut half year sales grow 8%

13 Apr 2018

Barry Callebaut has reported what it describes as a strong sales performance for the first half of the year, with sales revenue growth of 8% - compared with 2.5% growth in the market as a whole - and EBIT up 20.6%.

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Grain, dairy prices drive FAO Index higher

Grain, dairy prices drive FAO Index higher

10 Apr 2018

The FAO Food Price Index rose in March, driven by robust increases in grains and dairy prices. In March, the Index averaged 172.8 points, 1.1% higher than in February and 0.7% above its value a year earlier.

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DuPont announces solution for industrial cheese makers

DuPont announces solution for industrial cheese makers

6 Apr 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has launched CHOOZIT SWIFT 600 and CHOOZIT AMERI-FLEX, developed to solve productivity and cheese quality needs for industrial-sized cheese makers.

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PureCircle notes rise in stevia-enabled product launches

PureCircle notes rise in stevia-enabled product launches

3 Apr 2018

Global launches of beverage and food products containing stevia have grown steadily since 2012, and in 2017 alone, increased more than +10% vs. 2016, the company notes, citing data from Mintel.

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DuPont, Inbiose get approval for HMO ingredient

DuPont, Inbiose get approval for HMO ingredient

2 Apr 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose have announced regulatory approval of their first human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredient for infant formula in the European market.

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Nestlé launches first product with new sugar reduction technique

Nestlé launches first product with new sugar reduction technique

30 Mar 2018

Nestlé UK and Ireland has unveiled Milkybar Wowsomes, which it claims is the first chocolate bar in the world to use Nestlé’s innovative sugar reduction technique.

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DSM launches fastest lactase enzyme on the market

DSM launches "fastest lactase enzyme on the market"

20 Mar 2018

DSM has launched Maxilact Smart, which it claims is the fastest lactase enzyme on the market, enabling a significant increase in production efficiency and capacity.

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First Milk profits rise

First Milk profits rise

16 Dec 2016

First Milk has released its financial results for the six months to 30 September 2016.Operating profits were up to £9.2 million (vs. £1.2m in the prior year) and profits before tax were up to £6.8 million (vs. a loss of £2.4m in the prior year).

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Fonterra raises forecast Farmgate Milk Price

Fonterra raises forecast Farmgate Milk Price

22 Nov 2016

Fonterra has increased its 2016/17 forecast Farmgate Milk Price by 75 cents to NZ$6.00 per kgMS, making the forecast total payout available to farmers $6.50 to $6.60 before retentions.

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DSM intros yogurt cultures

DSM intros yogurt cultures

11 Nov 2016

DSM has introduced a new range of freeze-dried cultures for set yogurt formats. The new Delvo cultures are said to allow for more texture and flavour variations in set yogurts and result in reduced levels of liquid whey over shelf life.

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Müller to invest £60m, close location

Müller to invest £60m, close location

10 Nov 2016

Proposals designed to secure a sustainable future for Britain’s biggest fresh milk and ingredients business have been confirmed by Müller Milk & Ingredients (MMI), involvomg an investment of £60million.

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Agropur launches dairy innovation competition

Agropur launches dairy innovation competition

10 Nov 2016

Canada’s Agropur Cooperative, in partnership with the Quartier de l’innovation de Montréal, AgBioCentre and NineSigma, launched Inno Challenge, an initiative to create new dairy products through open innovation.

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