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Nestlé Waters sells Nestlé Waters Direct Europe to Eden Springs Group

Posted on: 4 September 2014 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé Waters announced the sale of its Home and Office Delivery business in Europe to Eden Springs Group; these activities encompass 5 countries: Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Russia...

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Appointment of two new members and reappointment of six existing members for ACAF

Posted on: 3 September 2014 | Source: Food Standards Agency

FSA Chair Tim Bennett, has announced on behalf of the FSA, Defra and devolved administrations the appointment of two new and six existing, for the independent Adisory Committee on Animal Feedingstuffs...

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Arla relaunching its brand worldwide

Posted on: 3 September 2014 | Source: Arla

The new slogan ‘Let in the Goodness’ will be accompanied by the dairy company’s largest international marketing campaign to date, underlining Arla’s position as one of the leading global dairy manufacturers...

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Acrylamide and furan survey results published

Posted on: 2 September 2014 | Source: Food Standards Agency

The FSA has published the results from its latest study looking at levels of the process contaminants acrylamide and furan in a wide range of UK retail foods...

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Cargill to buy ADM’s chocolate business

Posted on: 2 September 2014 | Source: Cargill

Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company’s global chocolate business for $440 million...


J. Wray & Nephew UK Ltd new distribution deal

Posted on: 2 September 2014 | Source: GenuinePR

Exclusive UK distribution rights for the Italian premium bitter Averna have been given to J. Wray and Nephew UK Ltd...

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European soft drinks industry rooted in European economy

Posted on: 2 September 2014 | Source: UNESDA

Contributes €55.4 billion value-added impact, supports over 1 million jobs throughout the supply chain and delivers €22.3 billion in tax payments...

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New factory set to boost supplies of ‘gold standard’ whey protein

Posted on: 1 September 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla Foods Ingredients is investing €38 million in a new factory in Denmark to meet booming demand for whey protein hydrolysates...

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Chocs away at Barry Callebaut

Posted on: 1 September 2014 | Source: Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut recognised that a significant increase in operational efficiencies could be achieved through the installation of a robotic palletising system at its Banbury plant...

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Microbiological safety of nuts and seeds: new guidance from Campden BRI

Posted on: 1 September 2014 | Source: Campden BRI

There have been a number of food safety incidents in recent years involving pathogens such as Salmonella, which have been found on low moisture foods such as nuts and seeds...

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SABMiller plc concludes the disposal of its entire interest in Tsogo Sun

Posted on: 29 August 2014 | Source: SABMiller

SABMiller plc announces that its wholly owned subsidiary, SABSA Holdings Limited, has now completed the disposal of its entire shareholding in Tsogo Sun Holdings Limited...

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Survey of radiological substances in bottled drinking water

Posted on: 29 August 2014 | Source: Food Standards Agency

The FSA has published a survey of the levels of radioactive substances currently found in bottled water...

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Bigger and better for GO*DO

Posted on: 28 August 2014 | Source: Healthy Food Brands

Organic Italian chocolate brand, GO*DO has unveiled a striking new range of 85g bars, to complement its existing 35g, six flavour offering...

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EFSA and ECDC assess Salmonella outbreak

Posted on: 28 August 2014 | Source: European Food Safety Authority

Outbreaks and sporadic cases of Salmonella Enteritidis in Austria, France, Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as one case reported in Luxembourg, appear to be linked by the time of symptom onset and microbiological characteristics of isolates...

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Significant growth in first half year will be followed by downward global milk prices

Posted on: 28 August 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla showed strong performance in the first half of 2014 and delivered record earnings for its farmer owners...