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Middle East: Corbion exhibits polymer additives in Dubai

Corbion will exhibit its Pationic polymer additives at Arabplast 2017, from January 8-10 in Dubai. Pationic glycerol esters improve the processability of expandable polystyrene beads...

Middle East: Manufacturers brace for food colors labeling in GCC

From January 1, 2017, all foods and beverages containing the colourants Allura Red AC (INS 129), Sunset Yellow (INS 110), Azorubine / Carmosine (INS...

Middle East: Salt of the Earth spends US$1M on production

Salt of the Earth Ltd. expands production of its all-natural Mediterranean Umami clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient. The company’s US$1 million investment in production facilities is...

Middle East: US Slim Chickens expands in MENA

Fast-causal restaurant Slim Chickens expands its fresh chicken concept beyond the US through a master franchise agreement with Alghanim Industries, one of the largest...

Middle East: CP Kelco expands Dubai office

CP Kelco commemorated the expansion of its Dubai office, including a new laboratory for food and beverage applications, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and site...

Europe: Algatech joins €1200M initiative

Israel's Algatechnologies joins the FoodConnects consortium as the winner of a pan-European competition on the Food4Future call. This Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) has broad...

Middle East: UPM Raftlatac release film with PE, PP features

UPM Raflatac unveils Raflex PRO, a flexible film for applications where polypropylene (PP) would be too rigid. It joins the Raflex family of conformable films...

World: Consumers to favor the ancient, familiar, sustainability, says report

The year 2017 will be one of extremes, from 'ancient' products including grains, recipes, practices and traditions to the use of technology to create...

World: F&B industry dominates hydrocolloid market, report

The global hydrocolloid market is expected to reach US$108.4 billion by 2020, growing at a compound annual growth rate of more than 5%, according...

Middle East: DSM releases yogurt cultures in show

DSM has introduced a new range of freeze-dried cultures for set yogurt formats at Gulfood Manufacturing. The Delvo cultures allow for more texture and...

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