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Strawberries top Dirty Dozen

Strawberries top Dirty Dozen

19 Apr 2016

Conventional strawberries top the Dirty Dozen list of the US Environmental Working Group’s 2016 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce, displacing apples, which headed the list the last five years running.

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Cornelius, Milne join forces

Cornelius, Milne join forces

18 Apr 2016

Cornelius Group and Milne Fruits have joined forces to supply the European food and drink industry with what they say is an innovative new concept in dried fruit products.

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PURISPea gets GRAS status

PURISPea gets GRAS status

15 Apr 2016

World Food Processing has announced that it received a “letter of no objection” from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for PURISPea un-hydrolyzed and hydrolyzed pea protein.

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Purecircle to invest in India

Purecircle to invest in India

14 Apr 2016

PureCircle is to invest in India's stevia infrastructure over the next five years. The company plans to partner with thousands of Indian farmers to plant 5,000 hectares of stevia and eventually build a stevia processing facility in India.

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USDA: organic on the rise

USDA: organic on the rise

11 Apr 2016

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a significant increase in the number of certified organic operations, continuing the trend of double digit growth in the organic sector.

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Vitae Naturals gets RSPO certification

Vitae Naturals gets RSPO certification

6 Apr 2016

Vitae Naturals has announced that it has recently obtained RSPO certification through strict verification of the production process under the stringent “RSPO Principles & Criteria”.

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Colouring Foodstuffs Threaten Natural Colour Dominance

Colouring Foodstuffs Threaten Natural Colour Dominance

12 Nov 2015

John George, Ingredients Analyst at Euromonitor International See John George Speak at Day 0 ‘Natural Colour and Colouring Foods 2015’ at Fi Europe -http://www.figlobal.com/fieurope/conference/day0

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Consumer Misgivings Could Derail Caramel Colours

Consumer Misgivings Could Derail Caramel Colours

12 Nov 2015

John George, Ingredients Analyst See John George Speak at Day 0 ‘Natural Colour and Colouring Foods 2015’ at Fi Europe -http://www.figlobal.com/fieurope/conference/day0

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CSPI: if Nestlé can do it, Mars can do it

CSPI: if Nestlé can do it, Mars can do it

24 Feb 2015

According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI): if Nestlé can do it, Mars can do it. Its pronouncement follows the former company’s decision to eliminate artificial food dyes, as well as artificial flavours, from all of its chocolate...

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Hershey commits to simple ingredients

Hershey commits to simple ingredients

20 Feb 2015

Hershey has announced it is to begin a transition to simple and easy-to-understand ingredients. This, the company said, builds and expands on Hershey’s ongoing commitment to responsibly sourcing the ingredients it uses in its product portfolio. “As con...

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Study: eating organic reduces pesticide exposure

Study: eating organic reduces pesticide exposure

11 Feb 2015

A new study published in Environmental Health Perspectives is among the first to predict a person’s pesticide exposure based on information about their usual diet. The study was led by Cynthia Curl, an assistant professor in Boise State Universit...

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OmniActive to introduce ginger fluid extract

OmniActive to introduce ginger fluid extract

3 Feb 2015

OmniActive Health Technologies is to introduce Gingever High Potency Ginger. Non-GMO and allergen-free Gingever is a high-potency super-critical fluid extract with 30% bioactives (min 20% gingerols) made from an FDA-acknowledged GRAS (Generally Regarde...

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