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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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Frutarom introduces all-natural liquid extracts

Frutarom introduces all-natural liquid extracts

21 Jan 2015

Frutarom BU Health, Switzerland, has launched EFLAsense, a new line of all-natural liquid extracts, with sensory properties to boost flavour and health benefits in products such as beverages, confectionery, dairy, bakery and liquid dietary supplements....

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Scientists simplify discovery of gels

Scientists simplify discovery of gels

16 Dec 2014

Scientists at the University of Strathclyde and City University of New York have created methods that are said to dramatically simplify the discovery of biological gels for food, cosmetics and biomedicine, as published in the journal Nature Chemistry. ...

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Follow the Discovery Tours at HiE 2014

Follow the Discovery Tours at HiE 2014

1 Dec 2014

I can’t believe it has been a year already since Food Ingredients Europe 2013 (FiE)! This time, the Leatherhead Food Research Team are heading out to support the Health ingredients Europe (HiE) exhibition and conference in Amsterdam. For those of you, ...

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