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Kemin Expands Shelf Life Extension Portfolio

27 Jun 2017 --- Kemin Industries Food Technologies, specialists in helping manufacturers keep food and beverage products “fresher, safer, longer”, has recently carried out a study which shows how consumers make purchase decisions based on specific health factors or claims they equate with levels of sodium, sugar, and fat content.

Buehler Builds First Industrial-Scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

27 Jun 2017 --- Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its partner Protix in the Netherlands.

IFF Launches Tastepoint to Accelerate Growth in North America

27 Jun 2017 --- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. have launched Tastepoint by IFF – a new company designed to service the dynamic middle-market customer in North America. Tastepoint by IFF represents the merger of David Michael & Co. and Ottens Flavors, two esteemed companies with long histories in the industry and reputations for outstanding service and products.

Key Interview: EFFA President Says, “Flavor is Not Only Taste But a Comprehensive Experience”

26 Jun 2017 --- Last week, on 20 June, Brussels became the “Capital of Flavor.” Brussels Flavor Day was organized by EFFA (the European Flavor Association), together with AROMA (the Belgian Flavor Association) and IOFI (the International Organization of the Flavor Industry). The event was a great success with more than 100 participants. FoodIngredientsFirst caught up with Jean Robello, President of EFFA, who opened the event. 

Fourth 2017 Acquisition for Frutarom: Company Expand into Brazilian Dessert Market

26 Jun 2017 --- Frutarom are continuing their momentum of acquisitions and implementation of its rapid and profitable growth strategy. The company has announced the purchase of 80 percent of the shares of SDFLC Brasil Indústria E Comércio Ltda. (“SDFLC”), a leading Brazilian producer of taste solutions for ice creams and desserts, in exchange for $33 million (BRL 110 million). 

Special Report: Turmeric Sales Heat Up as Holistic Lifestyles Grow

26 Jun 2017 --- Native to Southern-Asia, turmeric, the main spice in curry, has been trending for some time. Arguably one of the most powerful herbs on the planet it has many healing properties that include fighting and reversing disease. 

Lycored Sells Premix Business to Prinova

26 Jun 2017 --- Global carotenoid leader Lycored is selling its nutrient premix business to US food ingredients supplier Prinova.

Buhler SORTEX Technology Meets Food Safety Standards in Snack, Seeds & Popcorn Market

26 Jun 2017 --- SORTEX technology is playing an important role in the success of one of Europe’s leading nut and seed snack processors, as it continues to expand in the private label sector and with its own, widely recognized “Mogyi” brand and sub-brands - such as its recently launched Caramoon caramel coated popcorn, Gastropop savory popcorn, and flavored sunflower seeds.  Mogyi Kft. attributes its growth to its ability to adapt to customer needs and maintaining exemplary food safety standards, underpinned by advanced processing technology.

Solina Group Signs Off on Romanian Spice Deal

26 Jun 2017 --- French food ingredients firm Solina Group has completed the acquisition of Romanian spice producer Supremia Grup.

Dean Foods Acquires Juice Brand Uncle Matt’s Organic

26 Jun 2017 --- US food and beverage company Dean Foods, the largest processor and direct-to-store distributor of fluid milk in America, has acquired orange juice company Uncle Matt’s Organic, in a deal which underscores its commitment to healthy foods.

GNT Group Highlight Consumer Thirst for Sensory Experiences in Beverages

23 Jun 2017 --- Consumers expect more from beverages than just to quench their thirst. Ideally, soft drinks, smoothies and the like offer new drinking experiences and bursts of flavor – while suiting people’s individual lifestyles. The GNT Group has compiled five ways for food and beverage companies to meet this challenge.

No Need to Restate Earnings Says Hain Celestial

23 Jun 2017 --- Following a long investigation, Hain Celestial has completed its accounting review and audit and did not need to make any material changes to any of its previously reported financial statements - and it is up to date with all its reporting obligations with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

USDA Halt Imports of Brazilian Beef

23 Jun 2017 --- US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market. The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory.

Danone Launches “One Planet One Health” Signature to Join the Alimentation Revolution

23 Jun 2017 --- Danone has launched a new company signature which reflects its vision that our health is connected with and interdependent on the health of our planet. “One Planet. One Health” is a call to all consumers and everyone who has a stake in food to join the Alimentation Revolution: a movement aimed at nurturing the adoption of healthier and more sustainable eating and drinking habits.  

Ingredion to Feature Breakthrough Ingredients at IFT

23 Jun 2017 --- Ingredion will present their breakthrough ingredient solutions that address top consumer trends including “Clean and Simple”, “Health” and “Sensory Experiences” at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) in Las Vegas.

Ohly Launch Natural Yeast Extract Designed to Boost Flavors and Aroma

23 Jun 2017 --- Ohly have developed a new natural yeast extract for powerful taste and aroma impressions. Ohly SAV-R-FULL is 100 percent soluble and clean in taste at usage levels typically 50 percent lower than conventional yeast extracts.

Carbery CEO to Retire

23 Jun 2017 --- CEO of the Carbery Group Dan MacSweeney has announced his retirement after 25 years with the Ireland-based company.

Barry Callebaut Couples Sustainability with Renewed Banking Credit Facility

23 Jun 2017 --- Barry Callebaut has successfully amended and extended its revolving credit facility. For the first time in Switzerland, the applicable credit margin is linked to the sustainability performance of Barry Callebaut, reported by Sustainalytics. The most recent Sustainalytics performance of Barry Callebaut increased from 67 to 72. This score is an outstanding achievement that makes Barry Callebaut an Outperformer in its industry sector. ING is the Sustainability Coordinator of the facility, as part of a syndicate of 13 banks.

Nestle Supports Start Ups to Search for Sustainable Healthy Food Products

22 Jun 2017 --- Nestlé USA is expanding its commitment to innovation in the food industry through a new partnership with Rabobank and RocketSpace to support startups for the Terra Food and Agtech Accelerator program. Nestlé will join forces with Terra and other corporate collaborators to select and coach the most innovative and disruptive startups in the food and agricultural industry.

Private Label’s Market Share Reaches All-Time Highs in 9 European Countries

22 Jun 2017 ---The popularity of private label keeps growing across Europe. The latest Nielsen data shows that market share for retailer brands has climbed to all-time highs in 9 European countries and for the first time stands at 30% or above in 15 of the 20 countries tracked for PLMA’s International Private Label Yearbook.