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StePac develops blueberry packaging

StePac develops blueberry packaging

2 Jan 2019

StePac has developed customized, proprietary, polyamide-based packaging technology for ensuring long-lasting freshness in bulk deliveries of blueberries to distant destinations.

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Herza launches chocolate couverture pieces

Herza launches chocolate couverture pieces

21 Dec 2018

Herza is launching small chocolate couverture pieces made from specific fine organic cocoa varieties. These, it says, will enable manufacturers of sweets and bakery products, ice cream or cereals to benefit from the 'adventurous consumer' trend.

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DuPont study: hope for overweight consumers

DuPont study: hope for overweight consumers

20 Dec 2018

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Ingredion investment in plant protein reaches $140 million

Ingredion investment in plant protein reaches $140 million

19 Dec 2018

Ingredion has announced several steps to accelerate production of plant-based proteins globally. The combined $140 million of strategic investments will, it says, further position the company with an expanded, broad range of plant-based protein soluti...

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Mintel identifies three trends for 2019

Mintel identifies three trends for 2019

15 Nov 2018

Mintel has announced three forward-looking trends which it believes will lead the momentum of global food and drink innovation in 2019 and beyond.

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Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

8 Nov 2018

Mondelēz International has announced that it will launch what it describes as a forward-thinking innovation hub called SnackFutures to capitalize on changing consumer trends.

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Arla introduces new protein shot concept

Arla introduces new protein shot concept

6 Nov 2018

A new concept from Arla Foods Ingredients will, the company claims, offer manufacturers the opportunity to create the first protein shot made exclusively with whey as a protein source.

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Allergen-free foods gain momentum

Allergen-free foods gain momentum

5 Nov 2018

Launches of allergen-free foods have increased in recent years – and not just because of increased prevalence of food allergy.

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Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

30 Oct 2018

In a recent blog post on the Mintel web site, Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight, Mintel Food & Drink, explored the opportunity for combining tea and coffee with salty flavours.

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Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

26 Oct 2018

Many alternatives to animal-derived gelatine already exist, although none is a perfect replacement. Now, rising interest in vegetarian ingredients has led to a new wave of innovation in the sector.

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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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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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