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low-sugar

Lifting the lid on consumer attitudes to low-sugar and no-sugar foods and drinks

Posted on: 29 June 2015

DSM has published the first of a new series of its Global Insights, lifting the lid on consumer attitudes to low-sugar and no-sugar foods and drinks...

food-waste

Consumer goods industry commits to halving food waste by 2025

Posted on: 29 June 2015

The Consumer Goods Forum (the CGF) has agreed to halve food waste within the operations of its 400 retailer and manufacturers members by 2025...

Müller

Müller’s revised Dairy Crest offer accepted in principle by CMA

Posted on: 29 June 2015

The CMA agrees on principle to the undertakings proposed by Müller in relation to the proposed acquisition of Dairy Crest’s dairies operations...

mycotoxins

Drinking a lot of beer increases exposure to mycotoxins

Posted on: 27 June 2015

Researchers have analysed mycotoxins produced by certain microscopic fungi in beer and dried fruits, confirming that these products meet EU food regulations...

sahti

Finnish sahti beer characterised for the first time

Posted on: 26 June 2015

A group of experts from the VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland have characterised sahti beer for the first time...

gm-wheat

Scientists disappointed at results from GM wheat field trial

Posted on: 26 June 2015

The results of the genetically modified (GM) wheat field trial held by Rothamsted Research in 2012-2013 have been announced...

global-food-security

Global Food Security to hold ‘Resilience of the UK food system in a Global Context’ community event

Posted on: 26 June 2015

The Global Food Security programme is holding a community event on Monday 20 July 2015 called ‘Resilience of the UK food system in a Global Context’...

cocoa

Cargill, Kellogg and ASDA team up to empower women in cocoa farming communities in Côte d’Ivoire

Posted on: 26 June 2015

A series of projects to help overcome the barriers for women in cocoa farming communities in Côte d'Ivoire has been launched by Cargill, Kellogg and ASDA...

acid-whey

Protein solution turns acid whey into a tasty dip

Posted on: 25 June 2015

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a protein solution that enables manufacturers to make dips using the acid whey they have left over after making yogurt...

dairy-uk

Dairy UK confident about future of UK dairy sector; First Milk chairman to step down

Posted on: 25 June 2015

The dairy industry must retain its confidence and take advantage of future opportunities to grow, said Dairy UK Chairman Billy Keane yesterday...

cartels

EC fines producers and distributors €115,865,000 for operating retail food packaging cartels

Posted on: 24 June 2015

The EC has fined eight manufacturers and two distributors of retail food packaging trays a total of €115m for participating in at least one of five cartels...

dewar

Sustainability advancements made by John Dewar & Sons

Posted on: 24 June 2015

John Dewar & Sons Ltd., makers of Scotch whisky and part of the Bacardi group of companies, was sustainable before sustainability was considered cool...

animal-nutrition

Cargill opens new animal nutrition technology application centre in Hebei, China

Posted on: 23 June 2015

Cargill has established a new animal nutrition Centre in Hebei, China, to help customers leverage and apply the best possible feed technologies...

niagara-water-e-coli

Niagara Water recalls spring water over E. Coli concerns

Posted on: 23 June 2015

Last week, Niagara Water issued a voluntary recall of spring water produced at the Company’s two Pennsylvania plants from 10th to 18th June 2015...

anheuser-busch

Anheuser-Busch to invest more than $1.5 billion in its US operations

Posted on: 23 June 2015

Anheuser-Busch is to invest more than $1.5 billion in its US brewing, agriculture, packaging and distributing operations by 2018...

 

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