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Nestlé Launches R&D Accelerator to Boost Innovation and Speed-to-market

    Nestlé Launches R&D Accelerator to Boost Innovation and Speed-to-market

Nestlé has announced the creation of the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology with the

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Nestlé Strengthens its Research Capabilities in Switzerland

    Nestlé Strengthens its Research Capabilities in Switzerland

Nestlé has announced changes that further strengthen its research and development operations, the largest of any food company worldwide. Nestlé will bring together its two scientific discovery units, the Nestlé

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Process Components Reveals Ambitious 2018 Strategy

    Process Components Reveals Ambitious 2018 Strategy

Process Components Ltd has revealed a global strategy that is set to see it extend its global territories, significantly grow its revenues and create new jobs. Having completed a global market

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APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

    APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

OAL Group has secured a £448,850 Innovate UK funded project to further develop its APRIL™ robotics material handling systems for food manufacturers. The new project focuses on overcoming the well

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Unilever to Build a Global Foods Innovation Centre in the Netherlands

    Unilever to Build a Global Foods Innovation Centre in the Netherlands

Unilever has announced its intention to build a new global Foods Innovation Centre in Wageningen, the Netherlands. The Foods R&D organizations, currently based in Vlaardingen (the Netherlands), Heilbronn (Germany) and

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Mondelez International to Invest $65 Million in Global Research & Development Hubs

    Mondelez International to Invest $65 Million in Global Research & Development Hubs

Mondelēz International has confirmed a $65 million investment to build a global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) network of the future. The investment will enable the company to better recruit,

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EIB Supports FrieslandCampina’s Research and Development Activities

    EIB Supports FrieslandCampina’s Research and Development Activities

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has signed a €150 million loan with FrieslandCampina for R&D activities in Europe, its first ever loan to a company in the Dutch agricultural sector.

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Arla Foods Ingredients Opens €40 Million Hydrolysates Factory

    Arla Foods Ingredients Opens €40 Million Hydrolysates Factory

Arla Foods Ingredients has strengthened its position of leadership in the global dairy protein hydrolysates sector with the opening of new, dedicated factory located in Nr. Vium, Denmark. The €40

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Mondelez International Investing $15 Million in New Research & Development Centre in Poland

    Mondelez International Investing $15 Million in New Research & Development Centre in Poland

Mondelēz International officially started construction of a new global Research, Development & Quality (RDQ) site in Bielany Wroclawskie. The state-of- the-art research and development facility is expected to open in

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Belgian Researchers Check Quality of Chocolate With Ultrasound

    Belgian Researchers Check Quality of Chocolate With Ultrasound

The quality of Belgium’s famous chocolate largely depends on the crystals that form during the hardening of the chocolate. Researchers from KU Leuven, Belgium, have now developed a new and

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Dairy Crest Innovation Centre at Harper Adams University Opens

    Dairy Crest Innovation Centre at Harper Adams University Opens

The Dairy Crest Innovation Centre at the Harper Adams University campus, Newport, Shropshire has been opened. The new facility was opened by The Princess Royal, the Chancellor of Harper Adams

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Leveraging Public R&D for the Benefit of Industry: The Case of Food – Tuesday, 24th November, 2015

    Leveraging Public R&D for the Benefit of Industry: The Case of Food – Tuesday, 24th November, 2015

Teagasc, the Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority, is holding a symposium on technology transfer on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 at the Round Room at the Mansion House in Dublin,

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Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute Established

    Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute Established

As the global focus on nutrition and general wellness continues to take centre stage, Kerry Group has announced the launch of the Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute. Supported by a

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Nestlé Health Science to Invest in US Product Technology Centre

    Nestlé Health Science to Invest in US Product Technology Centre

Nestlé Health Science, a Nestlé subsidiary dedicated to developing nutritional solutions for people with specific medical conditions, is investing SFr67 million (US$70 million, Eur61 million) in a new Product Technology

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Opening of Kerry Group’s €100 Million Global Technology & Innovation Centre in Ireland

    Opening of Kerry Group’s €100 Million Global Technology & Innovation Centre in Ireland

Kerry Group, the global taste & nutrition and consumer foods group, has opened a new Global Technology & Innovation Centre to serve the group’s global and regional customers in the

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Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences to Develop New Test For Early Alzheimer’s Disease

    Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences to Develop New Test For Early Alzheimer’s Disease

The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA (NIHS), a fundamental research institute of the global nutrition, health and wellness company Nestlé, has signed a research collaboration agreement with AC Immune

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INRA and TEAGASC to Strengthen Scientific Co-operation

    INRA and TEAGASC to Strengthen Scientific Co-operation

INRA (France’s National Institute for Agricultural Research) and Teagasc (The Irish Agriculture and Food Development Authority) have signed a joint declaration for the strengthening of scientific co-operation between the two

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Nestlé Health Science to Develop New Therapy to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

    Nestlé Health Science to Develop New Therapy to Treat Ulcerative Colitis

Nestlé Health Science has entered into a license agreement with Lipid Therapeutics for exclusive rights worldwide, except for Europe and Australia, to Lipid Therapeutics’ LT-02 compound (phosphatidylcholine), a novel barrier

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Nestlé and EpiGen to Study How Mother’s Diet Can Influence Baby’s Genes and Health

    Nestlé and EpiGen to Study How Mother’s Diet Can Influence Baby’s Genes and Health

In what is thought to be the first clinical trial of its kind, the Nestlé Research Center will examine if a specific blend of nutrients and probiotics can improve the

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Nestlé Opens Global R&D Centre For Frozen and Chilled Food Products

    Nestlé Opens Global R&D Centre For Frozen and Chilled Food Products

Nestlé has opened a SFr48 million (US$ 50 million) research and development centre in Solon, Ohio in the US that will focus on new product development for its frozen and

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Nestlé Skin Health to Open R&D Centre in Shanghai For Ageing Skin

    Nestlé Skin Health to Open R&D Centre in Shanghai For Ageing Skin

Nestlé Skin Health has announced that it will open an innovation hub in Shanghai to support healthy ageing. Operational in 2016, the hub – known as a SHIELD (Skin Health

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Nestlé Scientist Helps Establish Alzheimer’s Research Hub

    Nestlé Scientist Helps Establish Alzheimer’s Research Hub

Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) scientist Gene Bowman has played a key role in establishing the first research hub dedicated to ‘Nutrition, Metabolism and Dementia’ at the Alzheimer’s Association

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Nestlé Study Supports Potassium’s Heart Health Effects

    Nestlé Study Supports Potassium’s Heart Health Effects

A Nestlé study suggests that increasing dietary intake of potassium to the World Health Organisation (WHO) recommended level of at

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Nestlé Fuels Solar Impulse For Longest Ever Non-stop Solar Flight

    Nestlé Fuels Solar Impulse For Longest Ever Non-stop Solar Flight

Solar Impulse, the world’s first attempt to fly around the globe in a solar-powered aircraft, has broken the record for

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The Movable Feast – Selecting the Right Portion Size and Feeling Full

    The Movable Feast – Selecting the Right Portion Size and Feeling Full

We all know that pleasurable feeling of satiety, the satisfaction you experience when you’ve eaten a good meal and feel

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New Agri-Food Competence Centre For Northern Ireland

    New Agri-Food Competence Centre For Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Jonathan Bell has announced the establishment of a £6.7 million Agri-Food Quest Competence

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Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and Teagasc Embark on Dairy Ingredients and Processing Innovation Collaboration

    Glanbia Ingredients Ireland and Teagasc Embark on Dairy Ingredients and Processing  Innovation Collaboration

A new collaboration agreement has been announced between the Teagasc Food Research Centre in Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork and Glanbia

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Orafti®Synergy1 From BENEO Provides New Opportunities to Fight Obesity in Children

    Orafti®Synergy1 From BENEO Provides New Opportunities to Fight Obesity in Children

A new study conducted by the research team of Professor Raylene Reimer from the University of Calgary in Canada shows

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A Risotto Five Years in the Making: How Nestlé Designed a Diet to Fuel Solar Impulse

    A Risotto Five Years in the Making: How Nestlé Designed a Diet to Fuel Solar Impulse

Mushroom risotto, potato gratin and curry soup: the diet that is fuelling the Solar Impulse pilots attempting to become the

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European Commission Launches Scientific Debate on How to Feed the Planet

    European Commission Launches Scientific Debate on How to Feed the Planet

The European Commission has launched an online consultation on how science and innovation can help the EU ensuring safe, nutritious,

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Nestlé Health Science to Launch Cow Milk Protein Allergy Assessment Tool

    Nestlé Health Science to Launch Cow Milk Protein Allergy Assessment Tool

Nestlé Health Science is introducing an assessment tool to help healthcare professionals identify cases of Cow’s Milk Protein Allergy (CMPA)

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Mondelez International Names New Head of Research, Development & Quality

    Mondelez International Names New Head of Research, Development & Quality

Mondelez International has announced that Robin Hargrove will become Executive Vice President, Research, Development and Quality, effective April 1. In

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InVivo to Acquire 50% Stake in Irish R&D Company

    InVivo to Acquire 50% Stake in Irish R&D Company

InVivo, the largest agricultural co-operative group in France, and a leading player in the industry globally, has agreed to acquire

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Teagasc Appoints New Head of Food Research

    Teagasc Appoints New Head of Food Research

Teagasc, the agriculture and food development authority in Ireland, has appointed Dr Mark Fenelon as Head of Food Research. Dr

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Nestlé Contributes to Study on Business Case to Protect Environment

    Nestlé Contributes to Study on Business Case to Protect Environment

Nestlé has contributed to a new report just released that aims to identify new opportunities for protecting natural resources such

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Nestlé Research Finds Food Benefits in High-altitude Cooking

    Nestlé Research Finds Food Benefits in High-altitude Cooking

Nestlé scientists have discovered that cooking food at high altitude, where pressure is lower, can make it more intense in

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Queen’s University, Belfast to Develop £30 Million Food Security Research Centre

    Queen’s University, Belfast to Develop £30 Million Food Security Research Centre

Queen’s University, Belfast is to develop a £30 million state-of-the-art research centre as part of its existing Institute for Global

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Factors that Impact Key Infant Gut Bacteria

    Factors that Impact Key Infant Gut Bacteria

The  Nestlé Research Centre (NRC) has announced the results of a joint study that shows the role of external factors, such

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€35 Million Innovation Investment in Irish Dairy Processing Industry

    €35 Million Innovation Investment in Irish Dairy Processing Industry

The Irish dairy processing sector continues to ramp up its preparations for the end of milk quotas with the announcement

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Nestlé Extends Key Study into How Childhood Life Impacts Adult Health

    Nestlé Extends Key Study into How Childhood Life Impacts Adult Health

The Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences (NIHS) is to continue collaborating with Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry

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New Research Shows Snacking On Almonds Instead of a High-carbohydrate Snack Reduced Abdominal Fat

    New Research Shows Snacking On Almonds Instead of a High-carbohydrate Snack Reduced Abdominal Fat

A new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association found that a daily snack of 42 grams

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Can People Make Their Pets Happy?

    Can People Make Their Pets Happy?

Researchers from Nestlé Purina Petcare are conducting some of the first studies of their kind into how external stimuli can

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EFSA Gives Positive Evaluation on 13.5 Health Claim For BENEO’s Inulin Improving Bowel Function

    EFSA Gives Positive Evaluation on 13.5 Health Claim For BENEO’s Inulin Improving Bowel Function

BENEO has announce that based on a 13.5 health claim application it has gained a positive EFSA evaluation for its

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Produce World Seeks Broccoli Perfection With New Role

    Produce World Seeks Broccoli Perfection With New Role

Produce World Group, the UK’s largest grower and supplier of fresh vegetables, is on the look-out for a person that

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Nestlé Boosts Research into Cutting-edge Maternal Nutrition and Epigenetics

    Nestlé Boosts Research into Cutting-edge Maternal Nutrition and Epigenetics

Nestlé is to intensify its research in the field of epigenetics, the science of how eating behaviours and other environmental

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First Scottish Centre for Food Development & Innovation Launched at Queen Margaret University

    First Scottish Centre for Food Development & Innovation Launched at Queen Margaret University

The first Scottish Centre for Food Development & Innovation has been launched at Queen Margaret University (QMU). The new Centre

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New study shows that athletes recover faster with HYDRO.365 whey protein hydrolysate

Endurance athletes consuming sports drinks containing carbohydrates and electrolytes plus Lacprodan® HYDRO.365 – Arla Foods Ingredients’ whey protein hydrolysate –

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Unlocking the Metabolic ‘Master Switch’ to Potentially Echo Exercise Effect

    Unlocking the Metabolic ‘Master Switch’ to Potentially Echo Exercise Effect

Research by Nestlé scientists suggests that future food and nutritional products could emulate the effects of exercise on the body’s

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Robotic Milking For Dairy Farms

    Robotic Milking For Dairy Farms

With milk quotas due to be lifted in 2015, farmers will need all the help they can get and Teagasc

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Clear Label Leads Top 10 Trends for 2015 10 Food Trends Worth Watching

Duiven, The Netherlands — “From Clean to Clear Label” and “Convenience for Foodies” lead the Innova Market Insights food &

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EU Research Turning Food Waste into Feed

    EU Research Turning Food Waste into Feed

Global demand for food is expected to increase by 70% by 2050, while a steep increase in biomass use will

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Researchers Pinpoint Mechanism For Aroma Formation in Wine

    Researchers Pinpoint Mechanism For Aroma Formation in Wine

The majority of wines are produced from around 20 different types of grape, all of which have their own typical

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Spread With Added Plant Sterols and Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides and “Bad” Cholesterol

    Spread With Added Plant Sterols and Fish Oil Lowers Triglycerides and “Bad” Cholesterol

New research demonstrates that the consumption of a combination of low dose omega-3 and plant sterols can effectively reduce both

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Researchers Decode the DNA of the Robusta Coffee Bean

    Researchers Decode the DNA of the Robusta Coffee Bean

A team of researchers from around the world have sequenced the DNA of the Robusta coffee bean in an important

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