24 Apr 2019
--- Global food and agri-business Olam International has submitted a binding offer to acquire 100 percent equity ownership of Dangote Flour Mills Plc (DFM), a flour and pasta manufacturer in Nigeria, for an enterprise value of... Read More
16 Apr 2019
--- Orkla is expanding its acquisitions further with its latest deal to buy Zeelandia Sweden AB, a supplier of margarine, vegetable oils and bakery ingredients to the Swedish market. The deal marks the latest purchase for Orkla... Read More
10 Apr 2019
--- Lesaffre has officially opened its first Baking Center that is 100 percent dedicated to industrial customers, where tests can be run at full scale. Located in the south of Vienna, Austria, the new center features... Read More
04 Apr 2019
--- In response to consumer demand for clean label ingredients, Cargill’s latest range of lecithin seeks to offer bread manufacturers plant-based emulsifiers that are entirely functional in terms of emulsification, dough... Read More
27 Mar 2019
--- Wacker has revived its Fermopure brand name to include all of the amino acids that the group produces. L-cystine – the starting material for L-cysteine – is manufactured by fermentation at the company’s new... Read More
18 Mar 2019
--- AAK has developed a new flaked fats ingredient solution range to help manufacturers create better pizzas. The new range is claimed to enhance crust quality, taste and texture, as well as offering easy handling during the... Read More
06 Mar 2019
--- A new European test by consumer organizations has highlighted that consumers, especially young consumers, should be better protected from cancer-causing acrylamide in their food. To do so, the European Consumer Organization,... Read More
05 Mar 2019
--- Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate business is set to acquire Smet, a Belgium-based supplier of chocolate to the foodservice and confectionery markets. Cargill’s entry into the acquisition is subject to consultation... Read More
01 Mar 2019
--- With less than one month to go before the UK crashes out of the EU and the food industry is repeatedly urging the British Government to avoid a no-deal because of its “devastating impacts.” This time it’s a... Read More
28 Feb 2019
--- Regional miller and supplier of value-added, flour‐based products, Nisshin Seifun Group Inc. has agreed to acquire Australian bakery business, Allied Pinnacle from Funds advised by Australasian private equity form Pacific... Read More
25 Feb 2019
--- Global yeast and baking solution provider Lesaffre has launched a new yeast product for the Japanese bread industry, offering a traditional slow-rising yeast in a modern format. Launched at the Machinery, Materials,... Read More
21 Feb 2019
--- Consumers are increasingly willing to use nanotechnology-based solutions in food packaging, but they are wary of how the essential oils – used to prevent spoilage – may “contaminate” foods, a report... Read More
06 Feb 2019
--- Cargill has launched a new palm shortening line, specifically for bakery. PalmAgility is positioned as a superior-performing, easy-to-use palm shortening for use in pies, donuts, cookies and crème fillings.
10 Jan 2019
--- Family-owned The Wilkinson Baking Company has unveiled The BreadBot – the world’s first fully automated bread making machine – at the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show 2019 in Las Vegas (CES). The BreadBot... Read More
13 Dec 2018
--- GoodMills Innovation is set to launch two wholegrain innovations next year. The first is a rutin-rich Tartary buckwheat line of products, called RutinX, while the White Gold range includes a high fiber wholegrain... Read More
29 Nov 2018
--- Clean label specialists Ulrick & Short have launched Avanté 9, a new gluten-free substitute for sugar. The ingredient is touted as reducing the need for sugar in bakery formulations by up to 20 percent while... Read More
20 Nov 2018
--- The need for gluten-free foods is driving innovation across many food sectors, with bakery being the most prevalent sector. Veripan has launched a “breakthrough” all-purpose flour mix for gluten-free bakery.... Read More
07 Nov 2018
--- Eurogerm, a leader in ingredients and processing aids for the wheat-flour-bread sector, has opened its twelfth international subsidiary. The new company, created in October 2018 and based in Kfarhbab, Lebanon, will... Read More
05 Nov 2018
--- Food technology company KaTech has developed a new range of vegan bakery product concepts including cake and alternative dairy fillings. Vegan-baked goods require new ways of thinking for the food industry and the... Read More
01 Nov 2018
--- Since the UK Government laid out targets to reduce sugar and calories by 20 percent by 2020, manufacturers have had to consider nutritional profiles even more so than ever before. Cakes, pastries and sweet goods are the... Read More