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What are the smartest botanical ingredients for brain health?

What are the smartest botanical ingredients for brain health?

20 Jun 2018

As the population ages, botanical ingredients to maintain and improve cognitive health are on the rise. What are they, and what evidence is there to support their claims?

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Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

Campden BRI invents new chilli heat measurement method

20 Jun 2018

Campden BRI has developed a new method to rate the chilli heat of complex products, such as ready meals and cooking sauces to provide a consistent way to rate products as mild, medium, hot or very hot.

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Turning a spotlight on healthy fats and oils

Turning a spotlight on healthy fats and oils

19 Jun 2018

European food manufacturers have been turning to healthier oils and fats – but there is often a trade-off to be made, balancing their benefits in terms of flavour and health with how easy they are to work with.

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Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

Tesco sells 40,000 vegan steaks in a week

18 Jun 2018

Vivera has announced that, within a few days, the first delivery of 40,000 plant-based steaks to the British supermarket chain Tesco sold out in 400 of its stores.

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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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Firmenich launches Natural and Clean Label platform

Firmenich launches Natural and Clean Label platform

15 Jun 2018

Firmenich has launched its Natural and Clean Label platform to create what the company says are great tasting, natural and traceable food and beverage experiences.

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Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

14 Jun 2018

As the brick-and-mortar grocery industry faces increasing competition from all angles, an effective brand strategy can be the key to sustained success for retailers, according to Acosta.

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CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

13 Jun 2018

Green, nutrient-rich coffees may be on the horizon after researchers developed a powder made from imperfect-looking broccoli that would have previously been wasted.

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Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

12 Jun 2018

The continuing positive development of the family business is due, the company says, very largely to expansion of its international presence and intensive applications research.

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Firmenich, Nelixia announce strategic partnership

Firmenich, Nelixia announce strategic partnership

12 Jun 2018

Firmenich and Nelixia have announced a strategic partnership in natural ingredients across Central America. With Firmenich’s investment, the companies say they will significantly expand Nelixia’s raw materials portfolio.

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Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

12 Jun 2018

The current trend toward plant-based diets and wholesome, natural ingredients has led to increased European demand for walnuts, as consumers have become more aware of their health benefits.

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Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

12 Jun 2018

Ingredients come first when companies think about developing clean label foods and drinks, but certain processing technologies also should be considered part of the clean label toolbox.

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