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Scientists develop new satiety ingredient

Scientists develop new satiety ingredient

12 Dec 2014

Scientists have developed an ingredient that can be added to foods to make them more filling. In its first tests in humans, researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Glasgow found that the ingredient is effective at preventing weight...

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Fonterra launches milk sourcing subsidiary

Fonterra launches milk sourcing subsidiary

12 Dec 2014

Fonterra has launched a separate milk sourcing subsidiary to grow market share in its New Zealand milk pool, and provide a new pathway to membership in the co-operative. Called mymilk, it will initially invite applications, from farms in the Canterbury...

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Canadean announces top trends for 2015

Canadean announces top trends for 2015

12 Dec 2014

As the end of 2014 draws near, market researcher Canadean has forecast the top trends which will influence consumer behaviour in 2015, and provided an insight into how it believes manufacturers and marketers can target these evolving consumer needs to ...

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Charity welcomes new allergy labelling rules

Charity welcomes new allergy labelling rules

12 Dec 2014

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease has welcomed a new EU regulation on allergen labelling in catering outlets and for retailers from 13 December 2014, as providing more certainty for people with coeliac disease in managing...

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DSM recognised for sustainability

DSM recognised for sustainability

11 Dec 2014

The State of New Jersey has announced that DSM, with its North American headquarters in Parsippany, NJ, is a winner of the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award in the Healthy & Sustainable Business category. DSM and others were hono...

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Medical foods will be worth $13.34bn by 2018

Medical foods will be worth $13.34bn by 2018

11 Dec 2014

Medical foods are often confused with dietary supplements and functional foods that are neither targeted for specific disease conditions nor require medical supervision for product administration, according to Frost & Sullivan. While regulations in...

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Cargill inaugurates Indonesia cocoa processing facility

Cargill inaugurates Indonesia cocoa processing facility

11 Dec 2014

  Food and beverage manufacturers seeking to meet the growing demand amongst Asian consumers for chocolate and cocoa products will benefit from a greater availability of high quality cocoa powders following the inauguration of Cargill’s cocoa proc...

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Naturex opens Chile sales office

Naturex opens Chile sales office

11 Dec 2014

Naturex is strengthening its position in Latin America in response to growing local demand for natural ingredients, the company said. Following the January 2014 acquisition of Chile Botanics and its factory in Linares, the group is now opening a sales ...

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Fonterra to study report into WPC recall

Fonterra to study report into WPC recall

10 Dec 2014

Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings has acknowledged the release of the New Zealand government’s final report into last year’s whey protein concentrate precautionary recall. “Food safety and quality are our number one priority,” he said. “At ...

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FAO: food prices stabilise

FAO: food prices stabilise

10 Dec 2014

  » The FAO Food Price Index averaged 192.6 points in November 2014, virtually unchanged from October, but 13 points (6.4%) below November 2013. While the price indices of both cereals and vegetable oils rose last month, they fell markedly in the ...

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Magic Leaves

Magic Leaves

28 Nov 2014

Sometimes, the most terrible problems have unexpected solutions. For example: in the tropics, there is a miraculous tree whose leaves are extremely nutritious. The leaves of the moringa tree contain more vitamins and minerals than most natural food we ...

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How to Survive a Media Interview

How to Survive a Media Interview

27 Nov 2014

Paid and free media interviews are essential exhibitor tools at trade shows such as Hi Europe. While paid media interviews help exhibitors stand out in the crowd and drive booth traffic, free media interviews during the show can do the trick—and can ca...

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