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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. 

UK Diageo to Buy Clooney’s Premium Tequila Label in US$1 Billion Deal

22 Jun 2017 --- Diageo has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Casamigos, the fastest growing super-premium tequila brand in the US, co-founded by Hollywood actor George Clooney.

Tereos Reports Increased Revenues, Sweetened by International Sugar Activities

22 Jun 2017 --- Tereos have reported an improvement in all of its business and profitability indicators, following two years of sharp declines in sugar prices at the European and world-wide level. 

Brussels Flavor Day: The Role of Flavor in Consumer Trends

22 Jun 2017 --- On June 20th, Brussels became the ‘Capital of Flavor’. The event 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. Policy makers, customers and food and drink associations gathered for discussions about the future of food and the role that flavorings play in key consumer trends.  

VIEW FROM THE TOP: Malcolm Sheil, Taste and Nutrition Division President and CEO Europe, Kerry

21 Jun 2017 --- Kerry Group’s new Taste and Nutrition Division President and CEO of Europe, Malcolm Sheil has just been permanently appointed to the role, following a period serving as Interim President.

Sustainable Strategy: Supply Chain Clarity

21 Jun 2017 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on transparency. What is driving the demand for clearer labels and what role can ingredients suppliers play?

The Future of Emulsifiers

21 Jun 2017 --- In decades to come, using a widening variety of raw ingredients will be needed to get more out of our foods. And emulsifiers will be needed to make much of it possible.

How to Back Up Clean Label Claims

21 Jun 2017 --- A “no artificial ingredients” angle is an achievable goal for food manufacturers who wish to protect their brand name and bottom line by backing up their claims with third-party testing.

EU Project Promotes Cultivation of Pulses in Europe

21 Jun 2017 --- Fewer imports, less fertilizer, more sustainability - there are good reasons for expanding the cultivation of pulses in Europe. Up to the present, the valuable protein-rich plants are cultivated in very few areas. The EU project TRUE with partners from 10 countries wants to change that. 

Alland & Robert Launches Clean Label Hydrocolloid Solution

21 Jun 2017 --- Alland & Robert, a company with over 130 years of expertise and research on natural plant exudates, is an international leader in acacia gum. Now it is adding something new to the clean label products and natural foods marketplace by launching the Syndeo range.

“Business as Usual” Says Moy Park Despite JBS Sell Off

21 Jun 2017 --- The Brazilian owners of Irish poultry giant Moy Park have put the company up for sale in a bid to drive down debt in the wake of the meat and corruption scandal which has cost the world’s largest meat processor dearly.