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Mondelēz International

Construction of Mondelēz International’s new R&D site begins

Posted on: 10 June 2016

The state-of- the-art research and development facility, situated in Bielany Wroclawskie, is expected to open in the first quarter 2017...


NFF invests £1.2m in new baking production capabilities

Posted on: 9 June 2016

Northumbrian Fine Foods (NFF), the UK’s biggest gluten-free biscuit manufacturer, is investing £1.2m in new baking production capabilities...


Nestlé Waters inaugurates Switzerland’s largest biogas plant

Posted on: 9 June 2016

The heat produced by the plant will be consumed in the Nestlé Waters bottling plant at Henniez, whose proportion of renewable energy will exceed 50%...

organic valley

General Mills partners with Organic Valley to help dairy farms go organic

Posted on: 9 June 2016

General Mills has entered a strategic sourcing partnership with the largest organic cooperative in the US, Organic Valley...

Brooks Peanut Company

Olam acquires Brooks Peanut Company for $85m

Posted on: 9 June 2016

The acquisition of Brooks Peanut Company strengthens Olam’s market position as the third largest peanut sheller in the US...


Arla opens new distribution terminal in Heidenau

Posted on: 9 June 2016

The new distribution centre, located near Hamburg, will stock products from no less than 30 Arla dairy sites around Europe...

Ecotrophelia UK

Vegan ice cream scoops the gold prize at Ecotrophelia UK

Posted on: 8 June 2016

The Från Början team from Nottingham Trent University has been awarded the gold prize at Ecotrophelia 2016 for their vegan, low fat luxury iced dessert...


Barley helps lower two types of “bad” cholesterol

Posted on: 8 June 2016

Eating barley or foods containing barley significantly reduced levels of two types of cholesterol associated with cardiovascular risk, a study has found...


Natur Boutique proves there is still room for innovation in tea

Posted on: 8 June 2016

Natur Boutique are proving that despite big brands muscling in on the herbal and green tea market, there is still room for small producers to make a mark...

sliced cheese

Fonterra’s sliced cheese expansion at Eltham officially opens

Posted on: 8 June 2016

Fronterra's Eltham plant is now able to produce enough sliced cheese to fill more than three billion burgers each year...

craft spirits

Craft spirit launches increase 265% globally from 2011-2015, says Mintel

Posted on: 7 June 2016

New research from Mintel reveals that craft spirits have so far accounted for one in seven new global spirit launches to date in 2016...

monk fruit

ADM and GLG team up to bring stevia and monk fruit sweeteners to customers worldwide

Posted on: 7 June 2016

ADM and GLG are to partner up to manufacture, market, sell and distribute low-calorie stevia and monk fruit sweeteners to customers around the globe...

food loss

New Standard a global step in fighting food waste, says Nestlé

Posted on: 7 June 2016

The Food Loss and Waste Accounting and Reporting Standard is a tool that can be adapted worldwide by all parts in the food chain from farm to fork...


Using ultrasound to check the crystallisation of chocolate

Posted on: 6 June 2016

Scientists have discovered that it is possible to detect differences in the crystallisation of cocoa butter with ultrasonic waves...


Red algae could help fight food allergies

Posted on: 6 June 2016

Scientists from Jimei University have found that a type of commercial red algae, Gracilaria lemaneiformis, could help counteract food allergies...


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