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Research meets craft: Breads with a plus on health

Posted on: 17 October 2014 | Source: Kampffmeyer Food Innovation

As a result of two in-depth EU projects a team of leading European researchers, industry partners and artisan bakeries have developed a range of innovative grain-based raw materials for baked goods with improved nutritional profiles...

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Arla acquires Falbygdens Ost

Posted on: 16 October 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla Foods in Sweden announces that it is acquiring cheese company Falbygdens Ost from the food company Atria Scandinavia...


Nestlé inaugurates major Dairy Farming Institute in China

Posted on: 15 October 2014 | Source: Nestlé

Nestlé has inaugurated the Dairy Farming Institute in Northeast China, in one of the company’s biggest dairy investments that will help modernise Chinese dairy farming practices to enable farmers to meet the country’s fast-growing milk demand in a sustainable manner in the years ahead...

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SABMiller F15 Q2 trading update

Posted on: 14 October 2014 | Source: SABMiller plc

SABMiller plc issues the following update on trading for the six months ended 30 September 2014...


ADM to acquire Specialty Commodities Inc.

Posted on: 14 October 2014 | Source: Archer Daniels Midland Company

Archer Daniels Midland Company announced an agreement to purchase Specialty Commodities Inc. for US$170 million, subject to post-closing adjustments...

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Molson Coors and SABMiller settle Canada litigation

Posted on: 13 October 2014 | Source: Molson Coors Brewing Company

Molson Canada 2005 and Miller Brewing Company jointly announce that they have settled amicably their litigation in Toronto, Canada, arising from the Licence Agreement for the Miller trademark brands in Canada...

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EFSA provides further advice on performing 90-day feeding studies

Posted on: 10 October 2014 | Source: The European Food Safety Authority

The European Food Safety Authority presents further details on how to design and conduct a 90-day feeding study as part of an application to place a genetically modified organism on the market in the European Union...

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Arla Foods Ingredients leads calls for collaborative industry effort on food aid

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Arla

Arla Foods Ingredients has highlighted the need for a global industry push to ensure dairy ingredients are included as an integral part of emergency food programmes...

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Militants asked to ‘stop and think’ before damaging dairy industry

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Müller

A major UK milk processor has asked a group of militants to ‘stop and think’ before inflicting further damage to an industry already under severe pressure from steep falls in the value of commodities like cream and butter...


Rising demand for natural sweeteners

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Canadean

The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners...

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FSA checks for presence of soya in wheat flour

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: The Food Standards Agency

The Food Standards Agency has started a sampling and testing programme at milling plants in the UK to test for the presence of soya in wheat flour...


Chiquita and Fyffes receive clearance from the European Commission for proposed combination

Posted on: 8 October 2014 | Source: Chiquita

Chiquita Brands International, Inc. and Fyffes plc announced that the companies have received clearance from the European Commission for their proposed merger transaction...

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Molson Coors names Frederic Landtmeters Managing Director of UK & Ireland

Posted on: 7 October 2014 | Source: Molson Coors Brewing Company

European Chief Commercial Officer to lead Brewer’s UK and Ireland Business...

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SABMiller CEO Alan Clark sets out long-term vision for superior growth

Posted on: 6 October 2014 | Source: SABMiller

At an investor seminar in London, Alan Clark, Chief Executive SABMiller plc, outlined the company’s long term strategy for growth, including plans to expand beer’s appeal in mature markets...

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VTT on a mission to develop new taste sensations for beer lovers

Posted on: 2 October 2014 | Source: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland was commissioned to analyse the bottles of beer salvaged from the 1840s shipwreck found near the Åland Islands in 2010. Living bacteria found in the bottles were subject to further tests to find out how the cells had survived for so long in the wreck...