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energy-catalyst

Energy Catalyst offers UK businesses a share of £10m for energy innovation projects

Posted on: 20 May 2015

UK businesses are invited to apply for a share of £10 million from the Energy Catalyst for projects addressing challenges in the energy sector...

innovate-uk

Innovate UK: £3 million available for business innovation

Posted on: 20 May 2015

Innovate UK has up to £3m available for feasibility studies led by small or micro businesses into innovative projects in four key technology areas...

food-porosity

Understanding and manipulating food porosity could affect a food’s health benefits

Posted on: 20 May 2015

Two food scientists have learned that understanding and manipulating porosity during food manufacturing can affect a food’s health benefits...

unilever-pitkethly

Graeme Pitkethly to succeed Jean-Marc Huët as Unilever’s Chief Financial Officer

Posted on: 20 May 2015

Unilever’s Chief Financial Officer, Jean-Marc Huët, has decided to step down from his role and Graeme Pitkethly has been announced as his successor...

nutrition-labels

Nutrition labels on the front of food packaging can enable healthier choices

Posted on: 19 May 2015

A team of researchers led by the University of Surrey has found that front of package nutrition labels can enable consumers to make healthier food choices...

suma-peanut-butter

Suma recalls its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter

Posted on: 19 May 2015

Suma has recalled its unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter because it may contain a foreign body, which could be a choking hazard...

cocoa-life

Mondelez International’s Cocoa Life programme is fully operational in Indonesia

Posted on: 19 May 2015

Mondelez International’s $400 million Cocoa Life programme is fully operational in Indonesia, the world’s third largest cocoa origin...

Rear Admiral Tom Karsten

Defra appoints Rear Admiral Tom Karsten as new Chief Executive of Cefas

Posted on: 18 May 2015

Defra has appointed Rear Admiral Tom Karsten as the Chief Executive of the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas)...

unilever

Unilever has saved 1 million tonnes of CO2 since 2008

Posted on: 18 May 2015

Unilever has reached a new milestone of 1 million tonnes of CO2 savings since 2008 in its manufacturing network, resulting in significant cost savings...

adm

ADM acquires sweetener business in Wuhan, China

Posted on: 18 May 2015

ADM has reached an agreement to purchase Meiweiyuan Biotechnology Co., a privately held sweetener manufacturer near the city of Wuhan, Hubei, China...

meantime brewing company

SABMiller acquires craft brewer Meantime Brewing Company

Posted on: 18 May 2015

SABMiller has acquired London-based modern craft brewer Meantime Brewing Company, giving SABMiller an entry point in to the UK craft beer market...

campylobacter

FSA launches ‘Chicken Challenge’ to help reduce the number of campylobacter food poisoning cases in the UK

Posted on: 18 May 2015

Up to a third of the UK population could contract food poisoning from campylobacter during their lifetime, according to new figures released by the FSA...

nestlé study

Pioneering Nestlé study evaluates young children’s diets in China

Posted on: 18 May 2015

A Nestlé study, the Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Growth study, evaluated the diets of more than 1,400 young children from eight cities in China...

germinated-buckwheat

Germinated buckwheat has better nutritional value than ungerminated buckwheat

Posted on: 15 May 2015

Germinated buckwheat, an important raw material for food and functional food production, has better nutritional value than ungerminated buckwheat...

umami-tomato-juice

Umami flavours enhanced by the noise experienced on aeroplanes

Posted on: 15 May 2015

While examining how aeroplane noise affects the palate, Cornell University scientists discovered that umami tastes are enhanced...

 

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