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Americas: Almonds as top nuts for new product launches

California almonds were the number one nut used in new products worldwide in 2016, the 10th year that almonds have held the lead position...

Asia Pacific: Ingredion opens factory in Thailand

Ingredion has opened a facility in Kalasin, Thailand, completing an investment of approximately USD$30 million to produce Novation functional native starches for clean-label food...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra site to boost capacity with US$20M

Fonterra will invest almost US$20 million at its Te Rapa site in New Zealand to meet growing demand for cream cheese and mini-dish butter. Robert...

Americas: Barry Callebaut opens office in Mexico

Barry Callebaut and the Chocolate Academy Mexico inaugurated their new offices in Mexico City to empower the chocolate sector and offer consumers products and...

Americas: ConAgra Brands sells Wesson Oil

ConAgra Brands has inked a deal with The J.M. Smucker Company to divest the Wesson oil brand for about US$285 million. Wesson is an edible...

Europe: Eating chocolate may decrease risk of irregular heartbeat, finds study

Consuming moderate amounts of chocolate was associated with significantly lower risk of being diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) — a common and dangerous type...

Americas: Tree nuts as healthier snacks, study

A new study finds replacing typical snack foods with almonds and other tree nuts would decrease empty calories, solid fats, saturated fat and sodium...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia exhibitors on SEA market, health & wellness sectors

The seventh edition of Vitafoods Asia will be held in Singapore from September 5 to 6, 2017. With lifestyle trends and changing consumer demand, what...

Americas: CP Kelco opens new facility

CP Kelco has completed its new production capabilities in its Okmulgee, Oklahoma plant for manufacturing Kelcogel gellan gum. Until now, CP Kelco’s San Diego,...

Americas: Younger US consumers want clean label fats, report

Millennials and Generation Z consumers in the US are the most inclined to view any type of fat not only as permissible, but as...
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