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Symrise opens Tehran centre

Symrise opens Tehran centre

20 Apr 2016

Symrise has opened “Symrise Parsian”, its own site in Tehran, Iran. The company said that this move strengthens its presence in the Middle East, establishing it as a pioneer among multinational companies.

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EFSA to revisit sulphites

EFSA to revisit sulphites

20 Apr 2016

The current combined safe level for seven sulphites used as additives in wine and other foods is sufficiently protective for consumers, EFSA has concluded, but it will revisit this conclusion when data from new studies are provided to fill information ...

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Report: RTE cereals in decline

Report: RTE cereals in decline

20 Apr 2016

Ready-to-eat (RTE) breakfast cereals are seeing a continued and accelerating decline in sales, indicating a secular downtrend rather than a mere blip, as consumer eating habits continue to evolve, according to Lux Research.

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GM releases Global Responsibility Report

GM releases Global Responsibility Report

19 Apr 2016

General Mills has released its 2016 Global Responsibility Report, which outlines the company’s goals and progress in the areas of health and wellness, sustainability, workplace and community engagement.

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Pizza on the up

Pizza on the up

19 Apr 2016

Pizza consumption is trending at its highest level in the past four years, and showing growth for pizza-focused concepts across channels, according to market researcher Technomic.

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McCormick predicts grilling trends

McCormick predicts grilling trends

19 Apr 2016

McCormick has released its annual McCormick Flavor Forecast 2016: GRILLING EDITION, revealing the flavours and techniques that the company believes will be firing up grills and inspiring backyard bashes all season long.

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Givaudan sales rise 5.8%

Givaudan sales rise 5.8%

18 Apr 2016

In the first three months of 2016, Givaudan recorded sales of CHF1,152 million, an increase of 5.8% on a like for like basis, and 5.6% in Swiss francs compared to the previous year.

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MGP promotes protein

MGP promotes protein

18 Apr 2016

According to MGP, food with increased protein content is attracting many health-conscious consumers, and the company says its portfolio of specialty proteins helps food manufacturers address consumers’ desire for protein-enriched diets.

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CHS income plunges 50%

CHS income plunges 50%

15 Apr 2016

Farmer-owned cooperative CHS has reported net income of $235.5 million for the first six months of its 2016 fiscal year, reflecting a 50 percent decline from net income of $471.5 million for the first six months of fiscal 2015

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Premier: McCormick walks away

Premier: McCormick walks away

14 Apr 2016

McCormick has announced that it does not intend to make an offer for Premier Foods. Premier Foods shares fell 30% on the news.

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EFSA pronounces on benzoates

EFSA pronounces on benzoates

13 Apr 2016

The EFSA Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to Food (ANS) was asked to deliver a scientific opinion re-evaluating benzoic acid (E 210), sodium benzoate (E 211), potassium benzoate (E 212) and calcium benzoate (E 213).

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Ingredients sweeten Cargill performance

Ingredients sweeten Cargill performance

13 Apr 2016

Cargill has reported financial results for the fiscal 2016 third quarter and first nine months ended Feb. 29, 2016. Adjusted operating earnings rose 13% to $476 million in the third quarter, compared with $421 million in the year-ago period.

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