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Dannon to launch non-GMO yoghurts in the US

Posted on: 18 July 2016

This is the beginning of the transformation of the company’s Danimals, Oikos and Dannon brands, which over time will evolve to contain non-GMO ingredients...


UK shoppers care more about the sustainability of fish than price

Posted on: 18 July 2016

A new global analysis shows that UK shoppers are more concerned with preserving the oceans than price and brand when buying seafood...

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Consumers willing to pay a premium for natural flavourings and colours

Posted on: 18 July 2016

A new survey commission by Lycored reveals that conusmers are willing to pay up to 50% more for food and drink formulated with natural ingredients...


FDF sends letter to PM setting out manufacturers’ key priorities

Posted on: 14 July 2016

The FDF has sent a letter to PM Theresa May setting out food and drink manufacturers’ priorities for the negotiations on the UK’s relationship with the EU...

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ConAgra Foods separation another step closer

Posted on: 14 July 2016

ConAgra Foods, has filed a Form 10 Registration Statement related to its planned separation into two independent public companies...


85 organisations write letter to David Davis with Brexit concerns

Posted on: 14 July 2016

The letter stresses the important implications of Brexit on food and farming and calls for the UK government to use 'common sense' when planning the EU exit...

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Tesco makes commitment to stop selling caged eggs by 2025

Posted on: 13 July 2016

In order for the company to source the 1.4 billion eggs it sells every year, Tesco will move to alternative sourcing methods, such as barns and free range...

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Raisio sells leading snack manufacturer Halo Foods to Nimbus

Posted on: 13 July 2016

With the signing of the agreement yesterday, Halo Foods’ business and some 300 employees in the UK have been transferred to Nimbus...


Agri-Tech Catalyst dishes out £16 million in funding

Posted on: 13 July 2016

Twenty-four agri-tech projects have been awarded a share of £16 million funding through the latest round of the UK government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst...


Study reveals why sweeteners can make you feel hungry

Posted on: 12 July 2016

A new study sheds light on the effects of artificial sweeteners on the brain in regulating appetite and in altering taste perceptions.


SternMaid invests €15 million in a second plant

Posted on: 12 July 2016

SternMaid has announced that it plans to start construction work on a second production plant for powdered foods and food supplements later this year...

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MEPs veto energy drink “alertness” and “concentration” claims

Posted on: 12 July 2016

The European Parliament has vetoed plans put forward by to allow “alertness” and “concentration” claims to be put on energy drinks...

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25p from every sale of Arla Farmers Milk goes back to farmers

Posted on: 11 July 2016

Arla Farmers Milk will be launched at the Great Yorkshire Show on 12 July, when Arla will kick-start a nationwide roadshow throughout July and August..


Lindt & Sprüngli open new $60 million facility in Australia

Posted on: 11 July 2016

As well as expanding its operations, the new facility allows Lindt to capitalise on the company’s strong growth in the Australian market...

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Daily fruit and veg boosts happiness, study finds

Posted on: 11 July 2016

A study exploring the benefits that fruit and vegetables can have for psychological well-being has demonstrated that they can increase happiness levels...


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