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ESSNA adds two new members

ESSNA adds two new members

27 Feb 2015

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced that sports nutrition companies Medix Laboratoires and SMART Nutrition have joined its membership. Belgian sports nutrition and food supplements manufacturers Medix Laboratories an...

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Almond Leadership Program kicks off again

Almond Leadership Program kicks off again

27 Feb 2015

Fourteen participants have begun their yearlong journey to almond expertise with a state-of-the-industry presentation by Almond Board of California (ABC) President and CEO Richard Waycott. Members of the seventh Almond Leadership Program class heard th...

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Chr. Hansen to participate in wine study

Chr. Hansen to participate in wine study

27 Feb 2015

A new four-year project has received a grant of €4 million from the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions European Training Network within the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation. In the project, an international collaboration of scientists from ...

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Campden BRI grows emerging technologies capabilities

Campden BRI grows emerging technologies capabilities

27 Feb 2015

Campden BRI has expanded its capabilities in emerging technologies with the purchase of a continuous UV-C and the installation of a large scale cold plasma machine. The new installations, which are worth in excess of £100,000, add to existing HPP, powe...

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Tate & Lyle launches Dolcia Prima

Tate & Lyle launches Dolcia Prima

26 Feb 2015

Tate & Lyle has launched Dolcia Prima Low-Calorie Sugar, its newest ingredient which the company says is set to transform the way the food and beverage industry develops low- or reduced-calorie products. Dolcia Prima is Tate & Lyle’s brand name...

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EC to rule on ADM/Cargill chocolate deal

EC to rule on ADM/Cargill chocolate deal

26 Feb 2015

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess whether the proposed acquisition of the industrial chocolate business of ADM by Cargill is in line with the EU Merger Regulation. Both US-based companies supply industrial chocolate...

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Kerry reports 2014 volume, profit up

Kerry reports 2014 volume, profit up

26 Feb 2015

Kerry Group has reported volume growth of 3.4% to €4,337m for its ingredients and flavours business for 2014, with trading profit up 6.1%. “We recorded another year of good growth, business margin expansion and an 8.1% increase in adjusted earnings per...

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Rabobank foresees structural change in food supply chain

Rabobank foresees structural change in food supply chain

26 Feb 2015

Lack of growth, price pressure from food retailers and changing consumer behaviour are all creating a challenging environment for the foods sector, according to a new report from Rabobank. New technologies and innovations such as 3D printed food, algae...

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ADM is “most admired”

ADM is “most admired”

25 Feb 2015

ADM has been ranked the world’s most admired company in the food production industry by Fortune magazine for 2015. “We are proud to be acknowledged by our peers for our leadership in the food production industry,” said ADM CEO Juan Luciano. “To be reco...

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Study: highly processed foods are addictive

Study: highly processed foods are addictive

25 Feb 2015

A new University of Michigan study confirms what has long been suspected: highly processed foods like chocolate, pizza and French fries are among the most addictive. This is said to be one of the first studies to examine specifically which foods may be...

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Campden BRI looks to broaden services

Campden BRI looks to broaden services

25 Feb 2015

A new department at Campden BRI is, says the company, benefiting members and other clients by bringing together key expertise in the areas of primary production, raw materials and ingredients, and primary processing operations. Reflecting the closer in...

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Algatech appoints Ronnie Meninger as CEO

Algatech appoints Ronnie Meninger as CEO

25 Feb 2015

Algatech has appointed Ronnie Meninger as CEO.   Hagai Stadler, of Grovepoint (Algatech’s major shareholder) who served the last two years as an interim CEO, will become a director in charge of M&A activities for Algatech. Sammy Boussiba was ...

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