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Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

25 Oct 2018

Demand for natural, low sugar sports drinks is increasing, raising opportunities for manufacturers to explore alternative ingredients and sweeteners that appeal to health-conscious consumers.

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Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is excessive

Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is "excessive"

24 Oct 2018

The UK’s Action on Salt pressure group has exposed what it claims are excessive amounts of salt in ‘healthy’ processed meat alternatives and demand urgent action from Public Health England.

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Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

24 Oct 2018

Döhler Group and Nutrafood have reached an agreement on a strategic partnership in which Döhler will take a majority stake in Nutrafood.

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AFS launches curcumin extract

AFS launches curcumin extract

23 Oct 2018

CurcuFlow has been announced by Applied Food Sciences (AFS). Described as an innovative, free-flowing curcumin extract, it is designed for manufacturers to achieve cleaner, stain-free turmeric production.

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Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

23 Oct 2018

A food labelling update seminar, organised by Camden BRI to take place on 4 December, will, it says, provide a regulatory update on food labelling, focusing on some of the current key issues.

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StePac announces flowpack solution for blueberries

StePac announces flowpack solution for blueberries

22 Oct 2018

StePac has launched Xflow, a patented, functional, flowpack solution for blueberries as a cost-saving alternative to traditional preformed bulk packaging.

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Arjuna to feature Shoden at Hi Europe

Arjuna to feature Shoden at Hi Europe

22 Oct 2018

At Hi Europe 2018 (27-29 November, Frankfurt) Arjuna Natural will feature Shoden, which it describes as a potent, all-natural, bioactivity confirmed extract of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).

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Chr. Hansen announces strong results

Chr. Hansen announces "strong" results

19 Oct 2018

Chr. Hansen has announced that it achieved “strong” results in 2017/18, and growth is set to continue in 2018/19. For the full year, organic growth was 9%. For the fourth quarter, organic growth was 10%.

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Food Ingredients North America trade show to debut at SupplySide West in 2019

Food Ingredients North America trade show to debut at SupplySide West in 2019

16 Oct 2018

Informa announces combination of two leading global events to create U.S. “super show” for food, nutrition and health market

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Glanbia to acquire Slimfast

Glanbia to acquire Slimfast

15 Oct 2018

Glanbia is to acquire weight management and health & wellness brand SlimFast for $350 million.

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Is algae oil about to go mainstream?

Is algae oil about to go mainstream?

11 Oct 2018

Algae oil boasts some impressive nutritional, environmental and functional benefits – and several companies appear to be on the verge of broadening its use. The question remains, will food manufacturers (and consumers) buy it?

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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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