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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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Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

Is the buzz around insect protein justified?

16 Jul 2018

Insects have been hyped as a potential alternative protein source – but do they really have the potential to enter the mainstream?

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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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SternVitamin publishes micronutrients book

SternVitamin publishes micronutrients book

9 Jul 2018

A new book from SternVitamin is designed to provide many ideas for impactful micronutrient concepts. “Micronutrients work. Little extras. Big benefits” is said to be a practical manual intended for product developers, marketers and others.

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Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

Chr. Hansen reports 9% organic growth

6 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen has reported “solid” organic revenue growth of 9% in the first nine months of 2017/18 (3% reported growth due to adverse currency impacts).

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ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

ADM to pay £185m for Probiotics International

5 Jul 2018

ADM is to acquire Probiotics International Limited (PIL), a U.K.-based provider of probiotic supplements for human, pet, and production-animal use. The all-cash transaction will be valued at £185 million.

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Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

Could nature-identical ingredients damage the natural sweeteners market?

4 Jul 2018

Natural sweeteners are a major target for companies looking to make nature-identical food ingredients, but if they are produced in a lab rather than extracted from a plant, will consumers accept them as natural?

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EFSA renews agreement with JRC

EFSA renews agreement with JRC

4 Jul 2018

The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) and EFSA have renewed their commitment to work together in a variety of scientific and technical areas.

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Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

Chr. Hansen upgrades R&D facility

3 Jul 2018

Chr. Hansen Natural Colors has upgraded its main R&D facility and Global Expertise Center to stay ahead of consumers’ increasing demands for natural, yet innovative food and beverage products.

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