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Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

Consumer concern over sugar hits new high

6 Sep 2018

Sugar has replaced price as the top concern for UK consumers when buying food, according to a survey from the nation’s Food Standards Agency. Concern about sugar content is similarly high across Europe, so how should food and beverage companies respond...

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Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

Campden BRI inaugurates kombucha brewing club

6 Sep 2018

Campden BRI is inviting companies to join a club project to investigate numerous aspects of kombucha brewing, including symbiotic culture make-up and storage.

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Biorigin announces $3.5m expansion plan

Biorigin announces $3.5m expansion plan

6 Sep 2018

Biorigin, a Brazilian multinational company that operates in the production of natural ingredients for human and animal nutrition, will start the expansion plan of its unit located in Louisville, United States.

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Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

Parabel gets GRAS No Objection for LENTEIN

5 Sep 2018

Parabel USA, a producer of plant protein ingredients,has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a GRAS No Objection Letter for its LENTEIN plant protein.

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FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

FrieslandCampina sees profits fall 32.7% for 1H18

4 Sep 2018

Royal FrieslandCampina revenues amounted to €5,721 million over the first half-year of 2018, 5.8% down. Profit decreased by 32.7% to €109 million, primarily due to losses on cheese, butter and milk powder basic dairy sales.

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DuPont creates clean label hub

DuPont creates "clean label hub"

4 Sep 2018

DuPont Nutrition & Health has announced it is expanding its R&D team by creating a “clean label hub” at the Brabrand facility, Intending to boost its project pipeline in healthy nutrition and clean label texturant offerings.

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Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

Could climate change make chocolate extinct?

4 Sep 2018

Climate change poses a major threat to cocoa and chocolate production, with some researchers suggesting that cocoa could become extinct in some major producing regions within 30 years.

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Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

Mintel: flavour innovation sees popcorn sales rise 32%

3 Sep 2018

While popcorn has traditionally benefited from a health halo, new research from Mintel reveals that Americans are now embracing flavour innovation, from indulgent to savoury.

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Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

Bunge Loders Croklaan offers low 3-MCPDE palm oil

31 Aug 2018

Ahead of European legislation, Bunge Loders Croklaan has announced it can now offer its entire palm oil food portfolio with low 3-MCPDE levels, in addition to its already available low Glycidyl Esters (GE) portfolio.

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Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

Frutarom looks to expand market for turmeric formula

30 Aug 2018

With its eye on serving the Asia Pacific market, Frutarom Health is expanding the regional focus of NovaSOL Curcumin, its turmeric formula.

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Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

Fonterra begins production of China-bound cream cheese

30 Aug 2018

Fonterra’s new cream cheese plant in Canterbury, NZ has started production and is set to manufacture up to 24,000 metric tonnes of cream cheese annually, bound for China.

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Harnessing umami for salt reduction

Harnessing umami for salt reduction

30 Aug 2018

Food companies remain under pressure to cut salt from their products, and savoury umami-rich compounds have emerged as promising flavour-boosting alternatives.

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