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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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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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EFSA rejects Han-Biotech salt replacement claim

EFSA rejects Han-Biotech salt replacement claim

30 Jul 2018

the EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) was asked to deliver an opinion on the scientific substantiation of a health claim related to Symbiosal, lowering of blood pressure and reduced risk of hypertension.

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Lycored declares natural colourings super stable

Lycored declares natural colourings "super stable"

26 Jul 2018

A new batch of carotenoid-derived colours from Lycored has proved to be “super-stable” in hard coated candy and vitamin-enriched gummies, the company reports.

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Frutarom enters “beauty from within” market

Frutarom enters “beauty from within” market

25 Jul 2018

Frutarom has entered the “beauty from within” market with PhytoflORAL, a patented clinically studied cosmeceutical that is said to give skin a light, even tone and to promote skin health.

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Plant-based dairy alternatives spur ingredient innovation

Plant-based dairy alternatives spur ingredient innovation

23 Jul 2018

The rising popularity of plant-based dairy alternatives has driven ingredient manufacturers to revamp their product ranges, introducing cultures, flavours, flavour maskers and probiotics suitable for vegan foods and drinks.

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DSM to debut new non-artificial sweetener

DSM to debut new non-artificial sweetener

17 Jul 2018

DSM is to introduce AVANSYA Reb M. AVANSYA is DSM’s new brand for sustainably produced, non-artificial sweeteners that are designed to answer to the need for advanced, flexible sugar reduction.

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Mazza Innovation acquired by Sensient Technologies

Mazza Innovation acquired by Sensient Technologies

16 Jul 2018

Sensient Technologies has acquired Vancouver-based botanical extraction technology company Mazza Innovation. The addition of Mazza Innovation is, says Sensient, a major step in the evolution of its “seed to shelf” strategy.

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ADM, Cargill form soybean JV

ADM, Cargill form soybean JV

12 Jul 2018

ADM and Cargill have successfully completed their transaction and formally launched SoyVen, their new joint venture to provide soybean meal and oil for customers in Egypt.

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FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

FAO reports first fall of commodity prices in 2018

11 Jul 2018

International agricultural food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 2018, as trade tensions affected markets even with global production prospects down.

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Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

Salt of the Earth reformulates ranch dressing

10 Jul 2018

Salt of the Earth says it has successfully replaced monosodium glutamate (MSG) in Ranch dressing with Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt.

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