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  • Ready Meals – Not Ready For the Future New research (1) published by Eating Better, a powerful alliance of more than 50 organisations, shows that supermarkets need to shake up their ready meal ranges. They are not catering for the growing number of flexitarian customers who are cutting back on their meat eating for their health and the health of the planet (2). [...]...
  • Center Parcs Serves Up €5.2 Million in Contracts to Irish Food Companies Four of Ireland’s top food companies will benefit from a significant boost to their businesses as Center Parcs announces the awarding of food supplier contracts to its Center Parcs Longford Forest resort – due to open in summer 2019 – worth a combined total of €5.2 million. Center Parcs has awarded the following food supplier contracts: Dublin [...]...
  • Green Eating Driving Plant-based Innovation Plant-based innovation is flourishing. Growing consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics is driving plant-derived ingredients and products into high popularity. Innova Market Insights reports that plant-based product claims increased by 62% globally (CAGR, 2013-2017) with growth occurring on platforms such as plant proteins, active botanicals, sweeteners, herbs & seasonings and coloring foodstuffs. “The dairy alternatives market has been [...]...
  • Europe’s Brewers Continue to Lead by Example on Food Information to Consumers The Brewers of Europe is stepping up its voluntary commitment on consumer information, recommending to all breweries to list ingredients and calories on the labels of pre-pack containers. Brewers have since 2015 been voluntarily rolling out ingredients listing and calorie information in full accordance with EU law, on-label and online. “We are taking our commitment even [...]...
  • AGRANA Acquires Stake in Algerian Fruit Preparations Producer The fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA has extended its presence in the African market by acquiring 49% of the shares in Elafruits, an Algerian producer of fruit preparations. Located in Akbou, around 200 km east of Algiers, this company with a workforce of around 100 employees generated revenues of approximately €7 million in its [...]...

Ready Meals – Not Ready For the Future

    Ready Meals – Not Ready For the Future

New research (1) published by Eating Better, a powerful alliance of more than 50 organisations, shows that supermarkets need to shake up their ready meal ranges. They are not catering for the growing number of flexitarian customers who are cutting back on their meat eating for their health and the health of the planet (2). […]

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Center Parcs Serves Up €5.2 Million in Contracts to Irish Food Companies

    Center Parcs Serves Up €5.2 Million in Contracts to Irish Food Companies

Four of Ireland’s top food companies will benefit from a significant boost to their businesses as Center Parcs announces the awarding of food supplier contracts to its Center Parcs Longford Forest resort – due to open in summer 2019 – worth a combined total of €5.2 million. Center Parcs has awarded the following food supplier contracts:

Dublin […]

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Green Eating Driving Plant-based Innovation

    Green Eating Driving Plant-based Innovation

Plant-based innovation is flourishing. Growing consumer interest in health, sustainability and ethics is driving plant-derived ingredients and products into high popularity. Innova Market Insights reports that plant-based product claims increased by 62% globally (CAGR, 2013-2017) with growth occurring on platforms such as plant proteins, active botanicals, sweeteners, herbs & seasonings and coloring foodstuffs.
“The dairy alternatives market has been […]

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Europe’s Brewers Continue to Lead by Example on Food Information to Consumers

    Europe’s Brewers Continue to Lead by Example on Food Information to Consumers

The Brewers of Europe is stepping up its voluntary commitment on consumer information, recommending to all breweries to list ingredients and calories on the labels of pre-pack containers. Brewers have since 2015 been voluntarily rolling out ingredients listing and calorie information in full accordance with EU law, on-label and online.
“We are taking our commitment even […]

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AGRANA Acquires Stake in Algerian Fruit Preparations Producer

    AGRANA Acquires Stake in Algerian Fruit Preparations Producer

The fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA has extended its presence in the African market by acquiring 49% of the shares in Elafruits, an Algerian producer of fruit preparations. Located in Akbou, around 200 km east of Algiers, this company with a workforce of around 100 employees generated revenues of approximately €7 million in its […]

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England’s Poorest Areas are Fast Food Hotspots

    England’s Poorest Areas are Fast Food Hotspots

New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in these communities than in the most affluent. The data also suggests fast food outlets – including chip shops, burger bars and pizza places –account for more than a quarter (26%) of all eateries […]

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Laïta Launches New Nutrition Division

    Laïta Launches New Nutrition Division

Laïta, the French and international dairy co-operative, has launched ESI Nutrition, which specialises in the development, industrialisation and manufacturing of high-end nutritional products for its clients in the B to B sector. Thanks to cutting-edge industrial tools, ESI Nutrition can produce very specific products, in both powder and liquid forms for all nutrition markets. Combining […]

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Hard Times are Over For Protein Bars Thanks to New Lacprodan TexturePro

    Hard Times are Over For Protein Bars Thanks to New Lacprodan TexturePro

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a single whey protein solution to address the problem of textural deterioration in protein bars. Lacprodan TexturePro retains a superior texture and softer bite for longer, ensuring bars remain deliciously soft until the end of their shelf life.
The sports bars category, which includes protein bars, has enjoyed a period of […]

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Puratos Distribution Contract For Ralph Davies International

    Puratos Distribution Contract For Ralph Davies International

Puratos, which supplies food ingredients to the bakery, patisserie and chocolate sectors in over 100 countries, has awarded Worcester-based Ralph Davies International a 2 year contract to distribute their food ingredients throughout the UK. The RDI Food Ingredient Transport Network will be taking over from the Puratos own fleet solution, a move which will give […]

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ADM Expands Health & Wellness Capabilities

    ADM Expands Health & Wellness Capabilities

Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient suppliers, is acquiring Probiotics International Limited, a UK-based provider of probiotic supplements for human, pet, and production-animal use. The all-cash transaction will be valued at £185 million, subject to customary adjustments. This addition to ADM’s existing health and wellness capabilities […]

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The UK’s First Amazonian Energy Tea Launches

    The UK’s First Amazonian Energy Tea Launches

BFT Drinks has created the first drink in the UK using the native Amazonian Guayusa (pronounced ‘gwhy-you-sa’) leaf. Yusa is the only energy tea in the category not to use tea extract and added caffeine – all Yusa’s energy and health benefits come from Guayusa itself, the newly discovered Amazonian super-tea-leaf.
Guayusa grows in the Amazon rainforest, primarily in Ecuador, where […]

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Kerry Taste & Nutrition Boosts Coating Business With Major Investment in German Manufacturing Site

    Kerry Taste & Nutrition Boosts Coating Business With Major Investment in German Manufacturing Site

As part of Kerry Taste & Nutrition’s ambition to become the leading supplier of coating solutions in Europe, Kerry has announced a significant investment in its Wittstock breadcrumb manufacturing site, located in north-western Brandenburg, Heiligengrabe in Germany. The investment includes the addition of a new crumb baking line and a warehouse extension, which will double […]

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Nestlé Receives ‘Good Egg Award’ For Cage-free Goal

    Nestlé Receives ‘Good Egg Award’ For Cage-free Goal

Nestlé has received a ‘Good Egg Award’ from Compassion in World Farming (CIWF). The award is for Nestlé’s decision to source only eggs from cage-free hens for its food products in Europe by 2020.
Nestlé has set a global goal to source cage-free eggs for all of its food products globally by 2025, with the transition to happen […]

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Omega Ingredients Report Huge Sales Growth in Vanilla Category

    Omega Ingredients Report Huge Sales Growth in Vanilla Category

Expert natural flavour creators Omega Ingredients have reported a ten-fold increase in revenue from their vanilla flavours and extracts, truly showing the monumental impact the vanilla crisis has had on the food manufacturing industry. Sales of Omega’s fully-traceable Madagascan Vanilla kiiNote® (an extract made using Vanilla Pods), as well as their 100% pure and natural […]

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Synergy Flavours Launches ‘Captured From Nature’ Botanical Extracts Range

    Synergy Flavours Launches ‘Captured From Nature’ Botanical Extracts Range

Synergy Flavours, leading global flavour expert, has introduced a new range of natural, water-soluble botanical extracts for the European beverage, dairy and savoury markets. Catering for growing consumer demand for less sweet flavoured, natural, plant-based products, each extract in the new botanical range has been tailor-made to maximise the characteristic profiles.
The new range consists of […]

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Firmenich Launches Natural and Clean Label Platform

    Firmenich Launches Natural and Clean Label Platform

Firmenich has launched its Natural and Clean Label platform to create great tasting, natural and traceable food and beverage experiences. Combining its mastery of taste and naturals, with its world-class science and consumer understanding, Firmenich is focused on creating the most authentic flavors. Committed to full traceability, Firmenich is going far beyond today’s labelling requirements […]

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We’ll Pay Extra For More Protein, Say South American Consumers

    We’ll Pay Extra For More Protein, Say South American Consumers

Nearly two thirds of shoppers in South America are willing to pay extra for a food or beverage product that is higher in protein, according to a survey commissioned by Arla Foods Ingredients. Researchers from Lindberg International asked 4,000 consumers in Argentina, Brazil and Colombia if they would spend more on buying a product if it […]

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Cargill Invests in Mouscron Facility to Meet Demand For Belgian Chocolate

    Cargill Invests in Mouscron Facility to Meet Demand For Belgian Chocolate

With the rapid rise in consumer demand for premium, high quality Belgian chocolate, Cargill has invested in a new liquid chocolate production line in its Mouscron production facility in Belgium. This investment increases the company’s capacity to produce milk and dark chocolate and creates up to 10 new local jobs.
Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business will […]

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New Starter Culture Secures Mild and Creamy Soft Cheeses

    New Starter Culture Secures Mild and Creamy Soft Cheeses

Chr. Hansen’s latest launch helps cheesemakers to produce soft cheese that maintains the desired taste and texture. The extension to the DVS® SSC series is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s soft cheese starter culture range. The product series now consists of four cultures and is designed to create soft cheese with a mild flavor and […]

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Craft Beer Revolution is Here to Stay

    Craft Beer Revolution is Here to Stay

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition, and materials, has published a new report in its Global Insights Series which indicates the consumer demand for craft beer is not likely to slow down anytime soon. The report, which surveyed 3,300 consumers in seven countries in the Europe and US, shows that 4 […]

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DeutscheBack Reduces Acrylamide in Bakery Products

    DeutscheBack Reduces Acrylamide in Bakery Products

With Innovase ASP DP, DeutscheBack now offers manufacturers of bakery products an enzyme system that prevents the formation of acrylamide in baked goods such as biscuits, wafers, bread and rolls. A simple dosing makes the new solution easier for bakers to use than enzyme concentrates and enables adherence to the statutory tolerances for acrylamide without […]

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AllinAll Ingredients Officially Opens New €5 Million Facility in Dublin

    AllinAll Ingredients Officially Opens New €5 Million Facility in Dublin

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, TD (pictured above left), has officially opened AllinAll Ingredient’s new state-of-the-art manufacturing and Research and Development facility in Rosemount, Dublin. The company, which has been in the food industry for over 20 years, develops and manufactures ingredients, sauces and blends for the processed food market. Its R&D lead team have developed […]

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Dual Quality of Food – European Commission Releases Common Testing Methodology

  Dual Quality of Food – European Commission Releases Common Testing Methodology

The European Commission has just released a new common methodology for comparing the quality of food products across the EU. The Joint Research Centre (JRC), the European Commission’s Science and Knowledge service, has developed a common methodology to allow national consumer authorities to carry out tests comparing the composition and characteristics of food products sold […]

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Müller Launches FRijj Ambient Range

  Müller Launches FRijj Ambient Range

Müller has introduces FRijj with a longer lasting ambient recipe for the first time. The new FRijj ambient range is being produced at Müller’s Severnside site, which has benefited from substantial investment to create a new centre of excellence for milk drinks and fresh cream.
Müller intends to use the increased capabilities at Severnside and across […]

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Danone Early Life Nutrition Launches Category Overhaul

  Danone Early Life Nutrition Launches Category Overhaul

Danone Early Life Nutrition is launching a category refresh that spans its leading baby food brands, Cow & Gate and Aptamil. Cow & Gate is launching fifteen new food recipes across the pouch, cereal, jar and tray product ranges, as well as a complete packaging re-brand across its entire formula milk and food portfolio. Starting from mid-June, […]

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Blockchain – The Future of Food Traceability?

“The Blockchain, can change…well everything.” That was the prediction of Goldman Sachs in 2015. There has been a lot of talk in the media recently about Blockchain, particularly around Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but just as the investment bank giant predicted, the technology is starting to have more wide-reaching impacts on other sectors. Here, Shan […]

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Consumers Prefer Taste and Sweetness of Reduced-sugar Cookies With Taura’s JusFruit Pieces

  Consumers Prefer Taste and Sweetness of Reduced-sugar Cookies With Taura’s JusFruit Pieces

Reduced-sugar cookies containing Taura’s JusFruitTM pieces are perceived to be just as sweet as full-sugar alternatives, research has found. In a consumer sensory panel, reduced-sugar cookies containing the concentrated fruit pieces were not perceived to be less sweet than a full sugar alternative, even though they contained 30% less sugar. Furthermore, they outscored both full-sugar and standard […]

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Market Volatility Drives Demand For Egg Replacers as New Online Calculator is Launched

  Market Volatility Drives Demand For Egg Replacers as New Online Calculator is Launched

With egg prices going through an extended period of volatility, Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new calculator to help bakery companies determine how much they could save by using egg replacers in their cake recipes. A number of events in the global egg production industry have impacted on market conditions. In 2017 and 2018, scares […]

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Mondelēz International Expands Its Sustainable Wheat Program to Cover 100% of European Biscuits By 2020

  Mondelēz International Expands Its Sustainable Wheat Program to Cover 100% of European Biscuits By 2020

Mondelēz International has announced its ambition to expand the Harmony program, the company’s sustainable wheat sourcing initiative, to cover 100 percent of its biscuit brands in the European Union by 2022, up from 60 percent of the company’s biscuit production in EU last year.
“European consumers increasingly equate high-quality products with sustainable production. They’re aware of […]

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Nestlé Launches New Food Brand in the UK

  Nestlé Launches New Food Brand in the UK

Nestlé is bringing a new food brand to the UK, offering healthy meat-free products for consumers looking to cut down on meat but not wanting to compromise on taste. Answering the popular consumer lifestyle trend; flexitarianism, or eating less meat and more plant-based protein, Garden Gourmet offers an exciting variety of meat alternatives made with […]

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Food Industry Progress to Cut Sugar in the UK Unveiled

  Food Industry Progress to Cut Sugar in the UK Unveiled

Public Health England (PHE) has published the first assessment of progress on the government’s sugar reduction programme, measuring how far the food industry has gone towards reducing the sugar children consume through everyday foods. As part of the government’s plan to reduce childhood obesity, the food industry, including retailers, manufacturers, restaurants, cafés and pub chains, […]

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New Starter Culture Designed For Mediterranean-style White Cheese

  New Starter Culture Designed For Mediterranean-style White Cheese

DVS® WHITE FLORA is the latest addition to Chr. Hansen’s white cheese starter culture range. The new product series consists of three cultures that aid the formation of rich and aromatic notes in white cheese, and ensure consistent cheese quality and robust manufacturing.
White cheese is the fastest growing global cheese category, experiencing on average 5% […]

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UK Sugar Tax Adds £5 Million in Soft Drink Retail Sales

  UK Sugar Tax Adds £5 Million in Soft Drink Retail Sales

Since the UK soft drinks sugar levy came into force on 6th April 2018, market data from IRI, the provider of big data and predictive analytics for FMCG manufacturers and retailers, indicates that in the two weeks following the introduction of the sugar levy, sales of soft drinks rose in value by £5 million to […]

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Volvic Re-launches Touch of Fruit

  Volvic Re-launches Touch of Fruit

Volvic, the UK’s no 1 bottled water brand, is re-launching its entire Touch of Fruit original range, with half the sugar and a new look ‘refreshing’ packaging. Available nationwide from June 2018, the reformulated range took 18 months of careful development to perfect the recipe. Through using extract from the stevia leaf, Volvic has managed […]

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Tate & Lyle to Accelerate Business Performance

  Tate & Lyle to Accelerate Business Performance

Although sales from continuing operations at £2.710 billion were 2% lower than the previous year, reflecting the impact of lower corn costs, Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, has reported an 11% increase in adjusted profit before tax to £301 million for the year ended 31 March 2018. On […]

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Algaia Receives €4 Million Boost

  Algaia Receives €4 Million Boost

Algaia, will accelerate development and install a new specialty seaweed extract production unit at its Lannilis (Brittany-France) manufacturing facility dedicated to specialty algae extracts. The company’s main shareholder, Maabarot Products, has injected an additional €4 million in equity to support further expansion of the production facility and innovation center located in Saint-Lo (Normandy-France).
Algaia works with local […]

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Kerry Launches ProDiem™ Refresh – An Innovative Vegan & Allergen-free Plant Protein For Low pH Beverages

  Kerry Launches ProDiem™ Refresh – An Innovative Vegan & Allergen-free Plant Protein For Low pH Beverages

Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company, has launched ProDiem™ Refresh, an allergen-free, soy-free, pea protein hydrolysate developed for low pH beverages such as waters, juices and energy drinks that delivers a clean and refreshing taste. ProDiem™ Refresh is the latest addition to Kerry’s specialised proteins portfolio.
Consumers are proactively increasing their intake of plant protein and its appeal has moved far beyond […]

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Lurpak Combines Taste and Convenience For Launch of New Softest

  Lurpak Combines Taste and Convenience For Launch of New Softest

Arla Foods UK is to expand its spreadable product portfolio with the launch of Lurpak Softest, a new soft blend butter that is spreadable straight from the fridge. The UK’s number one butter brand has combined the great taste that Lurpak is renowned for with the softest, most spreadable butter ever*.
With spreadability the most important […]

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Scientific Study Shows Improved Fat Oxidation and Better Performance in Athletes When Using BENEO’s Palatinose™

  Scientific Study Shows Improved Fat Oxidation and Better Performance in Athletes When Using BENEO’s Palatinose™

A scientific study by Professor Daniel König[i] and his team at the Department of Sports and Sport Sciences of the University of Freiburg, Germany, has shown that with a pre-load of Palatinose™ endurance athletes “maintained a more stable blood glucose profile and higher fat oxidation, which resulted in improved cycling performance compared with maltodextrin.”
The study used a […]

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Tetra Pak® Extrusion Wheel Produces Stick Ice Cream Products With Large Inclusions at Highest Capacity

  Tetra Pak® Extrusion Wheel Produces Stick Ice Cream Products With Large Inclusions at Highest Capacity

Tetra Pak has launched an Extrusion Wheel that produces stick ice cream products with large-sized inclusions, such as whole nuts, real fruit segments, or cookie dough chunks at highest capacity on the market. The Tetra Pak® Extrusion Wheel, which can be added to existing lines, uses an innovative vertical rotating design that moves continuously at a […]

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Hi Europe & Ni Celebrates 10th Edition With Inspiring Events Programme

  Hi Europe & Ni Celebrates 10th Edition With Inspiring Events Programme

Europe’s leading health, natural and nutrition show, Hi Europe & Ni, is celebrating its 10th edition with a move to a larger hall at Messe Frankfurt this year. From 27-29 November 2018, visitors will be able to access all of the show’s many features and live events under one roof. In addition, the Healthy Finished Products Expo […]

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Nestlé Launches Global Initiative to Help Children Lead Healthier Lives

  Nestlé Launches Global Initiative to Help Children Lead Healthier Lives

Nestlé has announced its global ‘Nestlé for Healthier Kids’ initiative. The program includes the further development of healthier products and advice for families on nutrition and exercise. It aims at helping 50 million children lead healthier lives by 2030.
Since its foundation, Nestlé has been committed to helping parents and caregivers provide the right nutrition to their children. […]

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WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

  WHO Plans to Eliminate Industrially-produced Trans-fatty Acids From Global Food Supply

WHO (World Health Organisation) has released REPLACE, a step-by-step guide for the elimination of industrially-produced trans-fatty acids from the global food supply. Eliminating trans fats is key to protecting health and saving lives – WHO estimates that every year, trans fat intake leads to  more than 500,000 deaths of people from cardiovascular disease.
Industrially-produced trans fats are […]

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Kerry Launches Great Culinary Taste to Help Meet Changing Consumer Needs in Prepared Meals

  Kerry Launches Great Culinary Taste to Help Meet Changing Consumer Needs in Prepared Meals

Consumers want to enjoy authentic, delicious restaurant quality prepared meals made from ingredients they know and trust. Taste, convenience, nutrition and traceability need to coexist; and while all four are intrinsically linked to consumer demand, delivering it all at scale and for a profit, is not easy.
Kerry, the Taste & Nutrition company, understands these challenges, […]

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New Research Highlights Effects of MFGM Lipids During Pregnancy and Infancy

  New Research Highlights Effects of MFGM Lipids During Pregnancy and Infancy

NZMP, the global ingredients brand of Fonterra, has released new research showing the impact of NZMP SureStart™ MFGM Lipid100 (also known as NUELIPIDTM) supplementation to provide milk fat globule membrane (MFGM) complex lipids such as gangliosides (GA) and phospholipids during both pregnancy and separately during infancy. The latter research presents the effect this has on […]

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IFF Acquires Frutarom in $7.1 Billion Deal

  IFF Acquires Frutarom in $7.1 Billion Deal

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) is acquiring Frutarom in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $7.1 billion, including the assumption of Frutarom’s net debt.
Frutarom is a flavours, savoury solutions and natural ingredients company, with production and development centres on six continents. It markets and sells over 70,000 products to more than 30,000 customers […]

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Arla Foods Enters UK Breakfast Drinks Market

  Arla Foods Enters UK Breakfast Drinks Market

Arla Foods is set to launch into the UK breakfast food-to-go market with the introduction of its new Milk & Oats range of healthy* ready to drink beverages. Bringing the benefits of dairy into the soft drinks category, Milk & Oats is a simple blend of skimmed milk, hearty wholegrain oats and natural flavour that […]

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GEA Commissions the Mast-Jägermeister SE Blending System

  GEA Commissions the Mast-Jägermeister SE Blending System

After GEA completed the production tests for spirits manufacturer Mast-Jägermeister SE at its new “South Production” plant in Wolfenbüttel, Germany, the production plant went into commercial operation in April 2018. Mast-Jägermeister SE requires a completely self-sufficient and multifunctional plant at its headquarters in Wolfenbüttel that allows product changeovers between classic Jägermeister liqueur and other spirits. […]

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‘Webrooming’ Widespread in Consumer Food Purchasing Decisions

  ‘Webrooming’ Widespread in Consumer Food Purchasing Decisions

The food industry can no longer afford to ignore the influence of technology on consumer buying habits as ‘webrooming’ becomes widespread, recent research shows. The practice of scrutinising ingredient lists and verifying nutritional claims online before buying in store – also known as webrooming – is increasingly common. The survey indicates that 48% of respondents […]

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Algae as a Viable Alternative to Food, Animal Feed and Care Products

  Algae as a Viable Alternative to Food, Animal Feed and Care Products

Today, 90% of organic chemicals are based on fossil fuels, meaning they are based on non-renewable resources. 70% of proteins in the European Union are imported. An alternative is needed! Due to their high growth rate and the small land area required, algae could become that alternative. We’re not at that stage just yet. The […]

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New Wave of Alcohol Avoiders Intensifies Demand For Soft Drink Innovation

  New Wave of Alcohol Avoiders Intensifies Demand For Soft Drink Innovation

Many younger consumers are drinking alcohol in moderation – or abstaining from it altogether – creating a new and unmet need in the market for innovative soft drinks. Data from the US highlights how, in the past two years, volume sales of alcoholic beverages in America have fallen – by around 0.1% in 2016 and […]

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Synergy Flavours Acquires Italian Natural Flavourings Supplier

  Synergy Flavours Acquires Italian Natural Flavourings Supplier

Synergy Flavours has completed the acquisition of Janoušek, based in Trieste, Italy. One of the world’s first suppliers of herbal extracts and natural flavourings and an expert in Italian profiles, Janoušek has been serving customers in its home market of Italy for 135 years and also operates across Eastern Europe. The acquisition of Janoušek will […]

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Petrow Food Group Invests £850,000 in New Fruit Processing Line

  Petrow Food Group Invests £850,000 in New Fruit Processing Line

Petrow Food Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of ingredients to the breakfast cereal, bakery, confectionery, ready meals, sauces and snack sectors, can now offer unprecedented levels of safety, quality and capacity following a major investment in a new fruit processing line. Petrow invested £850,000 in one of the most sophisticated and well-designed machines […]

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Brook House Hops to Sell Direct to UK Brewers

  Brook House Hops to Sell Direct to UK Brewers

Brook House Hops is changing the way that hop farmers and brewers trade, by selling its hops online; making it the first direct to brewer hop grower in the UK. Traditionally, hops are sold via merchants, however, hop farmer Will Kirby believes that this new direct approach will be well received by brewers who are […]

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