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EFSA consults on muscle function claims

EFSA consults on muscle function claims

14 Aug 2018

EFSA has launched an open consultation on its draft guidance for the scientific requirements for health claims related to muscle function and physical performance.

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Corbion organic sales grow, currency causes decline

Corbion organic sales grow, currency causes decline

14 Aug 2018

For the first half of 2018, Corbion has reported sales of €439.2 million, a decrease of 4.9% compared to H1 2017 - entirely due to negative currency effects, the company said.

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Firmenich grows naturals, proteins with acquisition

Firmenich grows naturals, proteins with acquisition

10 Aug 2018

Firmenich has acquired Campus, a company working in the application of natural functional ingredients for protein applications, specialising in clean label, meat, dairy, sauces and plant-based food.

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Fi South America is only two weeks away

Fi South America is only two weeks away

6 Aug 2018

Fi South America takes place from 21-23 August 2018 at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo, Brazil, welcoming 9,000+ industry professionals, and 700+ suppliers.

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Ingredion CEO looks for across-the-board improvement

Ingredion CEO looks for across-the-board improvement

6 Aug 2018

Ingredion has reported its second quarter 2018 results. Reported and adjusted EPS were $1.57 and $1.66, down from second quarter 2017 reported and adjusted EPS of $1.78 and $1.89, respectively.

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Energy drink makers turn to botanicals for a more natural buzz

Energy drink makers turn to botanicals for a more natural buzz

6 Aug 2018

Energy drink manufacturers increasingly are looking to natural ingredients to capture market segments that have previously been overlooked, such as women and older consumers.

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DSM reports very good first half

DSM reports "very good" first half

3 Aug 2018

DSM has reported what it describes as a very good H1 with strong performance across all businesses and strong organic sales growth in underlying business estimated at 10%.

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Südzucker, DouxMatok partner on sugar reduction

Südzucker, DouxMatok partner on sugar reduction

3 Aug 2018

Sugar company Südzucker and DouxMatok, a developer of targeted flavour delivery technology, have announced a partnership to commercialise DouxMatok's sugar reduction solution.

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Sourdough on the rise with trend for fermented foods

Sourdough on the rise with trend for fermented foods

3 Aug 2018

Traditional sourdough cultures are making a comeback, and ingredients companies are investing in them for commercial use, as well as fast-track solutions to make these sometimes fussy ingredients easier for large-scale bakers to manage.

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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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Mintel: Germany leads vegan revolution

Mintel: Germany leads vegan revolution

1 Aug 2018

Over the past few years, notes Mintel, Germany has emerged as a leading force in the so-called ‘vegan revolution’ with the highest percentage of global vegan food and drink launches.

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