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Olam announces Cocoa Compass

Olam announces Cocoa Compass

28 Oct 2019

Olam Cocoa has announced its sustainability ambition for the future of the cocoa sector.

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Nestlé realigns waters business

Nestlé realigns waters business

22 Oct 2019

Nestlé is to integrate the Nestlé Waters business into the group’s three geographical zones, effective January 1, 2020.

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Forager Project gets Danone backing

Forager Project gets Danone backing

22 Oct 2019

Organic plant-based food and beverage company Forager Project has entered into a strategic partnership with Danone Manifesto Ventures, the venture arm of Danone,

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Vion enters meat alternatives business

Vion enters meat alternatives business

14 Oct 2019

The demand for alternative proteins is growing, notes Vion. As the company describes itself as one that invests in demand-driven chains, it has announced that, alongside the sustainable production of traditional meat, a new part of the organisation, ME...

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IFIC study: environmental sustainability is important to consumers

IFIC study: environmental sustainability is important to consumers

24 Sep 2019

Environmental sustainability is top-of-mind for many consumers, but there are sharp differences of beliefs and behaviours between different groups, according to a new survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.

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Orkla snaps up British toffee maker

Orkla snaps up British toffee maker

3 Jul 2019

Orkla Food Ingredients is to purchase British fudge and toffee manufacturer Confection by Design.

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Barentz strikes JV deal with TasteStrik

Barentz strikes JV deal with TasteStrik

17 Jun 2019

Distributor Barentz International has announced a joint venture with TasteStrik, a Dutch family business and developer, producer and supplier of flavourings and ingredients for the bakery, cereal, chocolate, confectionery, culinary, dairy and specialty...

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Ardent Mills invests in heritage grains

Ardent Mills invests in heritage grains

29 May 2019

Ardent Mills is launching a new set of capabilities within the existing mill in the popular River North Art District (RiNo) of Denver, Colorado. The mill's new processing "muscle" will directly support The Annex by Ardent Mills (the Annex).

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Lesaffre opens new Baking Center

Lesaffre opens new Baking Center

12 Apr 2019

Lesaffre has opened a new Baking Center in Vienna, Austria that it says is 100% dedicated to its industrial customers.

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Orkla acquires Swedish ingredients supplier

Orkla acquires Swedish ingredients supplier

12 Apr 2019

Through its wholly-owned subsidiary Orkla Food Ingredients, Orkla has entered into an agreement to purchase Zeelandia Sweden, a supplier of margarine, vegetable oils and bakery ingredients to the Swedish market.

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Corbion to acquire Brazilian baking blends company

Corbion to acquire Brazilian baking blends company

28 Mar 2019

Corbion has entered into an agreement with the shareholders of Granotec do Brazil - a specialist in functional blends for the Brazilian bakery industry - to acquire full ownership of the company.

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Tate & Lyle sells oat business

Tate & Lyle sells oat business

27 Mar 2019

Tate & Lyle has reached agreement to sell its oat ingredients business, based in Kimstad, Sweden, to Swedish agricultural cooperative Lantmännen.

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