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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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BENEO focuses on digestive health

BENEO focuses on digestive health

22 Mar 2016

Public awareness of the importance of dietary fibre has been growing in recent decades, notes BENEO, and consumers are increasingly seeking out convenient food and drink that deliver it

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Imitation products: where to draw the line?

Imitation products: where to draw the line?

24 Nov 2015

Earlier this year I noticed a commercial for concentrated syrup in a bottle with a dispensing pump: interesting, different, distinguishing! But… at the same time I had a different thought: “doesn’t this look a lot like those dispensing pumps for liquid...

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Protein innovation set to continue!

Protein innovation set to continue!

24 Nov 2015

High protein products continue to be launched across a range of food and drink categories. Consequently, novel protein ingredients are emerging to meet the demand from manufacturers for innovative solutions for protein fortification in...

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Breakfast is Booming

Breakfast is Booming

24 Nov 2015

Eating on the go continues to be one of the leading trends targeted by the food and drinks industry as formal meal patterns and increasingly busy lifestyles have brought about something of a revolution in the format and content of our diets. Nearly al...

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Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

20 Nov 2015

Currently the global seaweed industry is estimated to be worth over $6 billion, of which $5 billion is attributed to human consumption. Six million tonnes of wet seaweed is harvested worldwide per annum.

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Vegetables get more popular

Vegetables get more popular

20 Nov 2015

It seems that everybody agrees that the only food that is actually healthy and that everyone should eat more of are vegetables. Yet, at the same time, almost no-one consumes the daily recommended amount of vegetables. This is especiall...

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Green Light for Vegetables

Green Light for Vegetables

20 Nov 2015

A key trend in healthy eating in recent years has been the move to increase the fruit and vegetable content of our diets, with a particular focus on children’s consumption levels. While increasing fruit consumption has been less ...

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Globesity. We have the technology  – what’s the missing ingredient?

Globesity. We have the technology – what’s the missing ingredient?

16 Nov 2015

Obesity, fat’s new frontier – 1 billion people will be obese by 2030. The world is getting fatter faster. Fat is being labelled the new tobacco…. It’s sugar, it’s fat, it’s when they are both combined, or it&rsq...

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