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Asia Pacific: Cargill releases cocoa powder from Indonesia

Cargill adds an intense dark red cocoa powder to its Gerkens cocoa powder range. Produced by Gerkens technical specialists at the Gresik cocoa processing facility...

Europe: Peanut allergy prevention strategy is nutritionally safe, states study

Introducing peanut-containing foods during infancy as a peanut allergy prevention strategy does not compromise the duration of breastfeeding or affect children’s growth and nutritional...

Asia Pacific: Cargill builds 80th school in Vietnam

Cargill has opened its 80th school in Vietnam, thereby edging closer to its goal of building 100 schools in the country by 2020. The new...

Asia Pacific: Henkel, BASF, Solidaridad partner on palm oil project in Indonesia

Henkel and BASF are collaborating with the development organization Solidaridad to support a project in Indonesia and advocate for smallholders and local initiatives concerning...

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...

Americas: ADM invests in Harvest Innovations

ADM has reached an agreement to purchase a controlling stake in Harvest Innovations, a processor in minimally processed, expeller-pressed soy proteins, oils and gluten-free...

Europe: Study finds high-fat diet disrupts brain maturation

High consumption of fatty foods during adolescence may in fact impair cognitive functions in adulthood, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from...

World: F&B companies to phase out trans fat

Members of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have commitment to phase out industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) in their products globally. They...

Americas: Palsgaard ahead of CO2-neutrality goal in Mexico

Palsgaard's Mexican branch celebrated having achieved carbon dioxide (CO2)-neutrality in 2016 recently. In 2016, the company achieved CO2-neutrality at its headquarters and largest production site...

Americas: Study finds link between fatty acid and longevity

The fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked to lower mortality among older men followed over a 15-year period,...

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