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Scientists examine food at nano level

Scientists examine food at nano level

4 Apr 2016

Scientists at the Faculty of Science at the University of Copenhagen have created a 3-D image of food on the nanometer scale which they believe could potentially save the food industry large sums of money.

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UNFI acquires Nor-Cal

UNFI acquires Nor-Cal

4 Apr 2016

Distributor United Natural Foods (UNFI) has acquired Nor-Cal Produce, a family owned and operated distributor of conventional and organic produce and other fresh products in California, for $68.6 million.

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McCormick sees sales, profits growth

McCormick sees sales, profits growth

1 Apr 2016

McCormick has reported financial results for the first quarter ended February 29, 2016 and provided its latest financial outlook for fiscal year 2016.Sales rose 2% in the first quarter from the year-ago period. In constant currency, the company grew s...

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Mordor analyses plant protein market

Mordor analyses plant protein market

1 Apr 2016

Mordor Intelligence has announced the publication of its research report on the plant protein market: "Global Plant Protein Market- By Product Type, Application, and Geography -Market Shares, Forecasts, and Trends (2015-2020)".

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Premier will meet with McCormick

Premier will meet with McCormick

1 Apr 2016

The board of Premier Foods announced that it had noted the revised possible offer of 65p per share by McCormick, and said that, while the offer continues to undervalue the company, it is prepared for meetings to take place

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US food market to grow 2.9%

US food market to grow 2.9%

30 Mar 2016

The U.S. food industry is forecast to grow at a steady rate of 2.9% CAGR through 2022, according to the just-released 2016 Food Packaging Trends and Advances report from PMMI, the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.

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McCormick releases Flavor Forecast

McCormick releases Flavor Forecast

29 Mar 2016

Herbs and spices company McCormick has released its Flavor Forecast for 2016 which is created by a global team of McCormick experts - including chefs, culinary professionals, trend trackers and food technologists.

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Pulmuone acquires Vitasoy

Pulmuone acquires Vitasoy

28 Mar 2016

Pulmuone Foods is to purchase substantially all of the assets of Vitasoy USA, which includes acquiring the Nasoya brand, said to be America's number one tofu brand.

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Naturex, Swisse Wellness sign partner agreement

Naturex, Swisse Wellness sign partner agreement

28 Mar 2016

Naturex and Australian vitamin and herbal brand Swisse Wellness have signed a long-term preferred partner agreement for the supply of natural ingredients and the development of natural and healthy integrated solutions.

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Callebaut expands California factory

Callebaut expands California factory

25 Mar 2016

Barry Callebaut has announced it has completed an expansion project at its factory in American Canyon, California, increasing liquid production capacity by 20%, along with an increase to tank capacity and improved moulding infrastructure.

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Premier rejects McCormick, embraces Nissin

Premier rejects McCormick, embraces Nissin

25 Mar 2016

Premier Foods has rejected two offers from American herbs and spices company McCormick to acquire the company, but entered into a co-operation agreement with Nissin that sees the latter acquire 17.27% of its shares.

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Firmenich opens Argentina plant

Firmenich opens Argentina plant

23 Mar 2016

Firmenich has announced the opening of its new plant in Buenos Aires which will serve more than 100 customers across 10 markets globally, significantly increasing Firmenich’s footprint in Argentina, the company said.

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