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Arla Foods Ingredients opens new lactose factory and has infant nutrition sector in its sights

Arla Foods Ingredients opens new lactose factory and has infant nutrition sector in its sights

Posted on: 14 November 2014 | Source: Arla Foods

Arla Foods Ingredients has officially opened its new €120 million lactose manufacturing plant in Jutland, Denmark...


How Campylobacter exploits chicken ‘juice’ highlights need for hygiene

Posted on: 14 November 2014 | Source: The Institute of Food Research

A study from the Institute of Food Research has shown that Campylobacter’s persistence in food processing sites and the kitchen is boosted by ‘chicken juice.’...

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Newburn Bakehouse by Warburtons launches new Farmhouse Loaves and Soft Round Rolls

Posted on: 14 November 2014 | Source: Warburtons

New products are dairy free as well as gluten & wheat free, with bigger loaves in new packaging...

Pinnacle Foods

Pinnacle Foods Inc. reports fiscal Q3 results with strong growth in earnings

Posted on: 13 November 2014 | Source: Pinnacle

Exceptional cash flow enables debt reduction and interest rate step-down...

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Nestlé’s Fiona Kendrick elected FDF President for 2015

Posted on: 13 November 2014 | Source: The Food and Drink Federation

At the Food and Drink Federation recent Council meeting Fiona Kendrick, CEO and Chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland, was elected FDF President for 2015 in succession to Richard Evans, President of PepsiCo West Europe & South Africa Region...

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NSF International expands food safety certification services in UK and Ireland with acquisition of Knight International Inspectorate

Posted on: 11 November 2014 | Source: NSF International

Global public health organisation NSF International has acquired Knight International Inspectorate...


SIK to be integrated in parent company for continued expansion within the food industry

Posted on: 10 November 2014 | Source: SIK

On 1 January 2015, SIK (the Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology) will form a new unit in the parent company SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden...


ADM names Juan Luciano next CEO; Pat Woertz remains chairman

Posted on: 7 November 2014 | Source: Archer Daniels Midland Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced that Juan R. Luciano has been named the company’s next chief executive officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015...


FSA reiterates advice about dangers of children consuming raw drinking milk

Posted on: 7 November 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

In the light of three separate incidents involving six cases of E.coli O157, including five cases in children, potentially linked to the consumption of raw drinking milk, the FSA is reiterating its advice that this sort of milk should not be consumed by children and other vulnerable people...

Barry Callebaut Chocolate

Full-Year Results Fiscal Year 2013/14: Barry Callebaut significantly grows volume and profit

Posted on: 6 November 2014 | Source: Barry Callebaut

Juergen Steinemann, CEO of the Barry Callebaut Group, said: “We achieved another record year, both top and bottom-line..."

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Dairy Crest half-year 2014 results with CEO Mark Allen announcing news of proposed disposal of the group’s liquid milk and dairies business to Müller Wiseman Dairies

Posted on: 6 November 2014 | Source: Dairy Crest

CEO Mark Allen announces a proposed sale of the group's liquid milk and dairies businesses to Müller Wiseman Dairies...

Hi Europe

Health and nutritional ingredients are moving beyond traditional offerings

Posted on: 6 November 2014 | Source: Health ingredients Europe 2014

Demand increases for protein alternatives, source of ingredients and superfoods...

Warburtons & British Heart Foundation

A whole (meal) lot of heart

Posted on: 6 November 2014 | Source: Warburtons

Warburtons & the British Heart Foundation announce two year partnership...


Gluten-free goes mainstream with breakthrough cereal launch by Nestlé

Posted on: 5 November 2014 | Source: Nestlé

New Gluten Free Corn Flakes from Nestlé will occupy a prime position next to traditional cereals; including Nestlé’s other popular choices CHEERIOS and SHREDDIES...

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Heineken N.V. nominates Laurence Debroux as Chief Financial Officer and Member of the Executive Board

Posted on: 5 November 2014 | Source: Heineken

Heineken N.V. announced that the Supervisory Board will nominate Laurence Debroux, currently Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and member of the Executive Board ('EB') at JC DECAUX SA...