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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...

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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...

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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...

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EFSA assesses the risk of transmission of Ebola through bushmeat

Posted on: 4 November 2014 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

The potential for introduction and transmission of Ebola through bushmeat illegally imported into Europe from Western and Central Africa is low, EFSA scientists say...

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Hormel Foods and Cancer Nutrition Consortium to provide cancer patients with products designed to meet their unique nutritional needs

Posted on: 4 November 2014 | Source: Hormel Foods Corporation

The Specialty Foods division of Hormel Foods Corporation has partnered with the Cancer Nutrition Consortium to provide cancer patients with nutritional offerings for their specific, individual needs during cancer treatment...


Blackstone and PAI Partners agree sale of United Biscuits to Yildiz Holding

Posted on: 3 November 2014 | Source: United Biscuits

Private equity funds managed by Blackstone (“Blackstone”) and PAI Partners (“PAI”) announce the sale of United Biscuits (“UB” or “the Company”), a leading international manufacturer of biscuits, to Yildiz Holding ("Yildiz")...

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IFST now accepting applications for Register of Food Safety Professionals

Posted on: 29 October 2014 | Source: Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST)

The Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) is now accepting applications for the ‘Manager’ and ‘Principal’ levels of its new Register of Food Safety Professionals...

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G. Zachary Gund elected to Kellogg Company Board of Directors

Posted on: 27 October 2014 | Source: The Kellogg Company

Kellogg Company announced the election of G. Zachary Gund, a Managing Partner of Coppermine Capital, LLC, to its Board of Directors, effective Dec. 1, 2014...

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SABMiller plc senior management changes

Posted on: 27 October 2014 | Source: SABMiller plc

SABMiller plc announces that Chief Executive Alan Clark has initiated a further realignment of responsibilities within the Group’s executive committee...