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Campden BRI looks to broaden services

Campden BRI looks to broaden services

25 Feb 2015

A new department at Campden BRI is, says the company, benefiting members and other clients by bringing together key expertise in the areas of primary production, raw materials and ingredients, and primary processing operations. Reflecting the closer in...

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Algatech appoints Ronnie Meninger as CEO

Algatech appoints Ronnie Meninger as CEO

25 Feb 2015

Algatech has appointed Ronnie Meninger as CEO.   Hagai Stadler, of Grovepoint (Algatech’s major shareholder) who served the last two years as an interim CEO, will become a director in charge of M&A activities for Algatech. Sammy Boussiba was ...

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Nestlé reports “strong results”

Nestlé reports “strong results”

24 Feb 2015

Nestlé has announced full year sales of CHF 91.6 billion, representing 4.5% organic growth and 2.3% real internal growth, but down 0.6% in real terms, impacted by negative foreign exchange of -5.5%. Trading operating profit margin was CHF 14.0 billion,...

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Enzymotec announces “breakthrough” in krill oil standards

Enzymotec announces “breakthrough” in krill oil standards

24 Feb 2015

Enzymotec has announced that it has made a breakthrough in krill oil quality standards by applying a new set of biological quality parameters for krill oil evaluation. The quality parameters used today for measuring krill oils are mainly chemical param...

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NP Nutra to launch seven new products

NP Nutra to launch seven new products

24 Feb 2015

Nature’s Power Nutraceuticals (NP Nutra) is to launch seven new products: Aloe Vera 100:1 Freeze-dried (Organic), Yacon Leaf Powder (Organic), Nopal Powder (organic), Pea Protein Powder 80% (organic), Hemp Protein Powder 45% (organic) and two new flavo...

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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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Sioux Natural introduces Shug sugar replacement

Sioux Natural introduces Shug sugar replacement

24 Feb 2015

Sioux Natural is introducing Shug, which the company says is the world’s first 100% plant-based, low calorie sugar-replacement that actually bakes and tastes just like sugar. With its “revolutionary” just-like-sugar performance, Sioux Natural say...

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GMA gets involved with cumin peanut contamination

GMA gets involved with cumin peanut contamination

23 Feb 2015

The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is working with its member companies following an FDA consumer advisory of February 18 on products containing ground cumin with undeclared peanuts. The FDA issued an advisory to consumers with peanut allergie...

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Cargill, Mondelēz sign sustainable cocoa agreement

Cargill, Mondelēz sign sustainable cocoa agreement

23 Feb 2015

Cargill has signed a formal partnership agreement to support Mondelēz International’s Cocoa Life program, which strengthens both companies’ commitment to improving the livelihoods of cocoa farmers and to investing in a sustainable future for cocoa. Mon...

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Barry Callebaut gets reduced fat chocolate patent

Barry Callebaut gets reduced fat chocolate patent

23 Feb 2015

Barry Callebaut has announced that the European Patent Office has awarded it a patent on reduced fat chocolate. With this patent, Barry Callebaut said that it continues to broaden its innovation-based product offering of reformulated products. The comp...

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Campden BRI to host snacks seminar

Campden BRI to host snacks seminar

23 Feb 2015

Snacks are a popular component of the diet, notes Campden BRI, addressing the needs of the modern way of life, and points out that the snack food sector is subject to the same pressures and challenges as the rest of the food industry. However, it is of...

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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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