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VTT looks to 3D printing

VTT looks to 3D printing

12 May 2016

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland says it aims to develop advanced food manufacturing technologies by combining expertise in food, material science and 3D printing technology.

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Nestlé continues salt reduction effort

Nestlé continues salt reduction effort

10 May 2016

As the U.S. Food and Drug Administration considers issuing voluntary guidelines on sodium levels in packaged food, Nestlé has announced further sodium reduction efforts.

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Lurpak ”redefines” spreadables

Lurpak ”redefines” spreadables

10 May 2016

Arla Foods says that Lurpak is redefining the role for spreadables amidst changing consumer food preferences with the launch of new Lurpak Spreadable Infusions, which the company is rolling out from this month.

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Europe gets ultra-high phospholipid  krill extract

Europe gets ultra-high phospholipid krill extract

9 May 2016

European supplement marketers now have tangible opportunities to develop new Antarctic krill-based products with EU authorised health claims according to RIMFROST, who are introducing ultra-high phospholipid SUBLIME krill extract to the European market...

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Bord Bia sees gluten-free opportunities

Bord Bia sees gluten-free opportunities

6 May 2016

New market information from Bord Bia has suggested that significant export opportunities exist for Irish food producers operating in the gluten-free market.

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Hormel supports cancer sufferers

Hormel supports cancer sufferers

6 May 2016

For individuals battling decreased appetite and energy, unintentional weight loss and fatigue while undergoing cancer treatment, Hormel Foods has introduced the Hormel Vital Cuisine line of packaged ready-to-eat meals, nutrition shakes and whey protein...

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CSPI calls for pure powdered caffeine ban

CSPI calls for pure powdered caffeine ban

5 May 2016

The Food and Drug Administration must ban pure, powdered caffeine and highly concentrated forms of liquid caffeine as an imminent public hazard, Laura MacCleery, Regulatory Affairs director for CSPI has said in a statement.

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Frutarom makes 5th 2016 acquisition

Frutarom makes 5th 2016 acquisition

5 May 2016

Frutarom has made its fifth acquisition in 2016, and its thirtieth in the last five years, by acquiring German partnership Extrakt Chemie Dr. Bruno Stellmach for approximately $6 million in cash plus $2.2 million of debt.

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DSM provides Nutrition update

DSM provides Nutrition update

5 May 2016

DSM has provided an update on the development of its Nutrition organisation and several key positions to further support its growth plans, having presented its Strategy 2018: Driving Profitable Growth in November 2015.

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Brenntag acquires Korean distribution

Brenntag acquires Korean distribution

4 May 2016

Chemicals distributor Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire the South Korean specialty chemicals distributor Whanee Corporation, based in Gwacheon, near Seoul. The company mainly serves the domestic South Korean market.

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Callebaut educates Cote d'Ivoire

Callebaut educates Cote d'Ivoire

3 May 2016

Barry Callebaut has inaugurated three education projects in rural cocoa farming communities of Côte d’Ivoire. The construction and equipment of these schools were funded by the Cocoa Horizons Foundation.

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Heart disease: new hope?

Heart disease: new hope?

3 May 2016

Combining marine fish oil, cocoa extract and phytosterols into a dietary supplement could offer new hope in the fight against heart disease, a new University of Cardiff study suggests.

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