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Whey protein products perfect solution for addressing sarcopenia

Posted on: 20 April 2015

Arla Foods Ingredients is predicting a long-term increase in demand for whey protein ingredients suitable for use in products that address sarcopenia...

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Peanut contamination could be easier to detect with infrared hyperspectral imaging

Posted on: 20 April 2015

New research has revealed that peanut contamination in food products could soon become much easier to detect using NIR hyperspectral imaging (HSI)...

Wusu Beer Group

Carlsberg takes full ownership of Wusu Beer Group

Posted on: 20 April 2015

The Carlsberg Group, one of the leading brewery groups in the world, will increase its ownership to 100% in Wusu Beer Group, the market leader in Xinjiang...


EFSA’s Annual Report outlines programme of scientific work in 2014

Posted on: 17 April 2015

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its Annual Report highlighting its significant programme of scientific work in 2014...

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2015 Feed and Food Law Codes of Practice (Scotland) updated

Posted on: 17 April 2015

Scottish Ministers have approved the update to the 2015 Feed and Food Law Codes of Practice (Scotland) to reflect the creation of Food Standards Scotland...


Nestlé release Q1 2015 sales results

Posted on: 17 April 2015

Nestlé have released sales results for the first three months of 2015. Sales rose by 0.5% to CHF 20.9 billion with organic growth at 4.4%...


EFSA publishes annual report aimed to give the public a balanced view of chemicals in food

Posted on: 17 April 2015

A new EFSA report aims to give the public a balanced view of the findings of annual EU-wide monitoring of levels of chemicals in food...


New 1-megawatt solar array at Campbell’s Bloomfield Pepperidge Farm bakery

Posted on: 17 April 2015

A 1-megawatt (MW) solar array has officially come online at Campbell Soup Company’s Pepperidge Farm bakery in Bloomfield, Connecticut...


Cargill Executive Chairman maps path for global food security

Posted on: 17 April 2015

Cargill Executive Chairman Greg Page urged attendees of the Global Food Security Symposium to be mindful of four principles for a food-secure world...

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SABMiller issues its trading update for the 12 months ended 31 March 2015

Posted on: 16 April 2015

SABMiller has issued its trading update for the 12 months ended 31 March. Group NPR for the full year grew by 4%, with total beverage volume growth of 1%...


Chocolate manufacturers back GP-SCPP for sustainable cocoa production in Indonesia

Posted on: 16 April 2015

Swisscontact Consortium, with members including Barry Callebaut, Mars, Mondelēz International and Nestlé, has entered in to a partnership called GP-SCPP...


Carbon nanotube sensor detects rotting meat

Posted on: 16 April 2015

MIT chemists have devised a carbon nanotube sensor that can detect gases emitted by rotting meat, allowing consumers to determine if meat is safe to eat...


Diageo unveils ambitious Water Blueprint

Posted on: 15 April 2015

Cutting water use in half and replenishing water in water stressed areas are just some of the industry leading targets in Diageo's new Water Blueprint...


Martell Cognac celebrates 300th anniversary by naming Diane Kruger as Ambassador for the brand

Posted on: 15 April 2015

Martell Cognac is celebrating its 300th anniversary this year. Celebrations will be led by Diane Kruger who has been named Ambassador for Martell Cognac...

Danone first-quarter sales

Danone reports solid organic growth with release of 2015 first-quarter sales

Posted on: 15 April 2015

Danone has released its 2015 first-quarter sales results, reporting solid 4.8% organic growth. Sales were given a boost by the baby milk market in Asia...