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Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

Acosta: it's all about brand strategy

14 Jun 2018

As the brick-and-mortar grocery industry faces increasing competition from all angles, an effective brand strategy can be the key to sustained success for retailers, according to Acosta.

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CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

CSIRO, Hort team on broccoli

13 Jun 2018

Green, nutrient-rich coffees may be on the horizon after researchers developed a powder made from imperfect-looking broccoli that would have previously been wasted.

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Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

Stern-Wywiol reports sales up 12% YoY

12 Jun 2018

The continuing positive development of the family business is due, the company says, very largely to expansion of its international presence and intensive applications research.

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Firmenich, Nelixia announce strategic partnership

Firmenich, Nelixia announce strategic partnership

12 Jun 2018

Firmenich and Nelixia have announced a strategic partnership in natural ingredients across Central America. With Firmenich’s investment, the companies say they will significantly expand Nelixia’s raw materials portfolio.

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Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

Plant-based eating boosts European walnut demand

12 Jun 2018

The current trend toward plant-based diets and wholesome, natural ingredients has led to increased European demand for walnuts, as consumers have become more aware of their health benefits.

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Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

Beyond ingredients: Food processing as a tool for cleaner labels

12 Jun 2018

Ingredients come first when companies think about developing clean label foods and drinks, but certain processing technologies also should be considered part of the clean label toolbox.

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Callebaut, Ghana Cocoa Board sign LoI

Callebaut, Ghana Cocoa Board sign LoI

11 Jun 2018

Barry Callebaut and the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD) have signed a letter of intent to intensify the cooperation on sustainable cocoa farming.

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Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

Europeans embrace a new wave of seaweed ingredients

6 Jun 2018

Seaweed ingredients are on the rise, set to appear in a wide range of new products in Europe in the coming years – far beyond the traditional sushi and miso soup.

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Callebaut to intensify cooperation in Côte d’Ivoire

Callebaut to intensify cooperation in Côte d’Ivoire

6 Jun 2018

Barry Callebaut and the Conseil Café Cacao (CCC) of Côte d’Ivoire signed a letter of intent on June 4, to intensify the cooperation on sustainable cocoa farming.

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Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

Research addresses B12 deficiency in vegetarian diet

31 May 2018

Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete.

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Frutarom reports another record quarter

Frutarom reports another record quarter

31 May 2018

Frutarom has reported what it says is another record quarter. Sales grew by 27.2% to a record $384.8 million; constant currency growth on a pro forma basis of 7.6%, while sales from Core Activities grew by 29.0% to $365.7 million.

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Ancient grains have become household names

Ancient grains have become household names

28 May 2018

Until very recently, few consumers had heard of quinoa – and even fewer knew how to pronounce it. Now, it is one of the most sought-after grains, appearing in over 2,200 new products launched globally in 2017, according to Mintel.

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