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Almond Board of California: Snack Nuts Evolve with Changing Tastes

25 May 2017 --- A versatile ingredient, nuts account for a rising share of new product launches in the ever-evolving global snacks category. According to Innova Market Insights, snack nuts and seeds, like trail mixes, accounted for over 30 per cent of snack launches in 2016, up from 26.5 per cent five years previously.

Tate & Lyle Profits Jump 85 Percent

25 May 2017 --- Profits at UK food ingredients maker Tate & Lyle have jumped 85 percent in the last financial year bolstered by a weaker British currency and a strong company performance.

Symrise Launches New Asia-Pacific Innovation & Technology Centre

25 May 2017 --- Symrise AG unveiled its new Asia-Pacific Flavor Innovation and Technology Centre on 23 May 2017. It was officially opened by Dr Heinz-Jürgen Bertram, CEO of Symrise AG.

High Sugar Prices Sweetened Nordzucker Profits

25 May 2017 --- Leading European sugar maker Nordzucker closed the 2016/17 financial year with net income of €99 million (US$111 million) with the increased sales and improved prices for sugar contributing factors to the strong performance.

Brexit: Food Manufacturing Labor Crisis Looms as Sector Squeezed by Shortages, Warns New Report

24 May 2017 --- A new report examining the serious pressure the UK’s food manufacturing sector will be under if the labor supply of European Union migrants dries up after Brexit, urges that safeguards be put in place now to stave off a worsening of the crisis. The sector, already squeezed by shortages, will worsen, and will need to recruit up to 140,000 new workers by 2024, according to the new briefing paper co-produced by Manchester Metropolitan University for the Food Research Collaboration, an initiative of the Centre for Food Policy at City, University of London.

Frutarom Report Record Quarter, Bolstered by Sales in Specialty Ingredients

24 May 2017 --- Frutarom Industries Ltd one of the world's 10 largest companies in the field of flavors and specialty fine ingredients, reports another record-breaking quarter in sales, profits, cash flows from operating activities and in earnings per share.

DDW Launches Novel Natural Coloring in Powdered Form

24 May 2017 --- DDW, “The Color House,” introduces a food color powder derived from a purple corn hybrid cultivated in the US. The non-GM powder exhibits a deep purple surface shade; the appearance is vibrant red in an acidic aqueous system. 

Bunge “Not Engaging” in Talks with Glencore

24 May 2017 --- US grains trader Bunge Ltd says that it is not in talks with Anglo-Swiss multinational Glencore which has claimed to have made an “informal” approach sparking possible takeover speculation.

FoodDrinkEurope: Call for Action to Improve Diets and Health

24 May 2017 --- On the occasion of the European Business Summit, as part of a panel on “Sustainable Living: Foresights for 2050”, FoodDrinkEurope launched a Call for Action to help improve diets and promote good nutrition and health. In so doing, the organisation of Europe’s food and drink industry calls upon all interested parties and stakeholders to join forces and look ahead to tackle together today’s societal challenges related to nutrition and health.

Firmenich in Top 1% of Suppliers Ranked by Ecovadis for Sustainability

24 May 2017 --- For the third consecutive year, Firmenich received a Gold rating from EcoVadis, establishing the company among the top 1% of all suppliers assessed on their sustainability performance, as well as the leader in the Fragrance and Flavor industry.  

Snyder’s-Lance Launches “Snack Better” Variety Packs Based on Consumer Demands

24 May 2017 --- Advancing its mission to change the way America snacks, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is introducing its first `snack better` multi-brand snack packs to meet specific consumer demands: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Premium and Small batch Kettle.

Algaia and AIDP Announce Partnership, Strengthening Position in North American Market

23 May 2017 --- Algaia, S.A., and AIDP, Inc. have announced their entry into a distribution partnership to market Algaia’s alginates and other specialty marine-based solutions to customers in Canada, USA and Mexico. This distribution partnership begins on June 1st 2017. The arrangement was finalized at Vitafoods, in Geneva, where several companies of Algaia’s main shareholders, Maabarot Products Ltd and Demeter presented.

Greencore Deal With Peacock Boosts Q1 Profit

23 May 2017 --- Convenience food group Greencore has reported a 46% increase in revenue in the first quarter, hot on the heels of the acquisition of US convenience food manufacturing partner Peacock last December. 

Orkla Signs Agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp. for Acrylamide-Reducing Yeast Technology

23 May 2017 --- Orkla Food Ingredients, a business area of Orkla ASA has signed a licence agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp. to exclusively produce and sell Renaissance acrylamide-reducing yeast to food manufacturers in the European Nordic and Baltic markets, starting in third quarter 2017.

Joint Venture With Glanbia PLC’s Dairy Division Will Establish Glanbia Ireland

23 May 2017 --- Glanbia co-operative society’s shareholders have voted in favor of the proposal to establish a joint venture to be known as Glanbia Ireland and the deal is due to close in early July 2017. The approval came at an extraordinary general meeting that took place in Kilkenny on Monday.

McDonald's Unveils Change to Vanilla Soft Serve

23 May 2017 --- McDonald's USA have announced that its vanilla soft serve - featured in its popular vanilla cone, McCafé Shakes and McFlurry desserts - is made with no artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. 

UK: Jamie Oliver and Sustain Launch Sugar Smart Campaign

23 May 2017 --- The alliance for better food and farming, Sustain, has joined forces with British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to launch a new campaign - Sugar Smart! - to support a mass reduction in sugar consumption.

Dow Highlights Progress in 2016 Sustainability Report

23 May 2017 --- The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) have released its 2016 Sustainability Report, laying a solid foundation with strong first-year results since announcing its 2025 Sustainability Goals. 

DSM: Turbulence in Chinese Vitamin C Markets

22 May 2017 --- Since 2016, the price of vitamin C has increased steadily for several reasons. Factories in China that produce vitamin C and taurine are seriously considering price increases. From the beginning of 2016, prices of these products began to increase, followed by many other ingredients; starting in Q4, prices began to increase substantially. Vitamin C factories are underfunded due to the low price in recent years, resulting in a strong desire to raise prices. 

Special Report: Sugar Reduction, Whey and Organic Trending in Child-Friendly Foods

22 May 2017 --- Child-friendly foods often come under fire in the food industry. High on the agenda for most food manufacturers will be the continuous need for less sugar, particularly when it comes to the marketing of “junk food”. However, foods high in salt and fat are becoming particularly undesirable when it comes to choosing what to give to young family members. 

Relishing Stability Challenges

23 Feb 2011 --- Many table sauce manufacturers start their stabilizer search with starches, as with the right modifications they can provide the required stability for ketchups, mayonnaises and dressings, canned and tomato sauces.

Clean Label Sweetening Solution

07 Feb 2011 --- Nutritis leans upon an innovative process to offer a wide range of custom-made sugars from fruits, adapted to the food industry needs, which combine naturalness and nutritional benefits.

Relishing Stability Challenges

04 Feb 2011 --- Many table sauce manufacturers start their stabilizer search with starches, as with the right modifications they can provide the required stability for ketchups, mayonnaises and dressings, canned and tomato sauces.

Industry Innovation - Fortifying with Fiber

01 Dec 2010 --- Because inulin and oligofructose are soluble fibers, they can be utilized in a variety of products including bars, beverages, cereals, baked goods, confections and dairy products.

Sensory Thrills and Oats Resurgence

01 Dec 2010 --- Innova Market Insights show us a selection of the latest trends and innovations.

Maximizing Yeast's Health Potential

01 Oct 2010 --- Lesaffre Human Care is tresenting a new probiotic yeast, for people suffering from intestinal discomfort and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Smart Apple Processing Solutions

30 Jul 2010 --- Enzymes play a crucial role in juice production, offering many benefits to manufacturers. A look at a new range of effective enzymatic solutions which are currently available for apple processors – DSM Food Specialties.

Role for Pulsed Electric Fields

29 Jul 2010 --- Pulsed electric fields allow an accelerated mass transport in plant or meat tissue and an improved release of intracellular substances.

Show Review: Vitafoods 2010

06 May 2010 --- Key Products at Vitafoods. A guide to plan your visit to Vitafoods 2010. Some of the innovations to watch.

Feel the touch of innovation at FIE

23 Sep 2009 --- Palsgaard is a specialist in the manufacture of emulsifiers, stabilizers and other specialized ingredients for the food industry. Palsgaard provides application service to help our customers make the step between idea and production as short as possible. At the upcoming FIE, we will present new innovations within all of our application areas; bakery, confectionery, dairy, ice cream, lipid and fine foods.

Mayonnaise - Dressings & Vinegar

03 Sep 2009 --- This review focuses on ‘Mayonnaise - Dressings & Vinegar’ product launches on a global basis.

"Free From" Product Trends

01 Jun 2009 --- This review focuses primarily on global gluten free, dairy/lactose free and wheat free product launches tracked by the Innova Database

Sweet Biscuits & Cookies

01 May 2009 --- This review focuses on ‘Sweet Biscuits/Cookies’ product launches globally from the Innova Database.

Use of Weight Management Ingredients

10 Apr 2009 --- Innovative ingredients for weight management.

Gut Health and Salt Reduction

23 Dec 2008 --- Find out products with gut health and salt reduction claims. The presentation is offered by Innova Market Insights in collaboration with FoodIngredientsFirst.com

Skin health and fibers

23 Dec 2008 --- Presentation on products using skin health claims and/or fibers. This presentation was made by Innova Market Insights and FoodIngredientsFirst.com