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Europe: 95% of carton FSC certified, Barry Callebaut

Barry Callebaut says it now purchases 95% of its corrugated carton boxes as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified in the EMEA Region. This...

Europe: Nestlé, R&R enter into JV

Nestlé and R&R have set up joint venture company called Froneri with sales of around CHF2.7 billion (US$2.81 billion) in more than 20 countries...

Asia Pacific: Mondelez introduces Milka products in China

Mondelez International says it will enter China's US$2.8 billion chocolate market with its Milka brand in September 2016. "When we launched our growth plan last...

Asia Pacific: Morinaga Milk opens Singapore subsidiary

Morinaga Milk Industry opens its new subsidiary, Morinaga Nutritional Foods (Asia Pacific) in Singapore. A vigorous demand for dairy products has been developing in Southeast...

Europe: ISM 2017 to showcase vegetarian, vegan products

The trend towards vegetarian and vegan products is unabated. In Germany, 7.8 million people are vegetarians and around one million people are vegan, according to...

Europe: Using limonene for better reduced-fat chocolate

Adding limonene to cocoa butter could result in better reduced-fat chocolate, researchers report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Previous research...

Americas: Mondelez International stops plans to acquire Hershey

Mondelēz International ended discussions with The Hershey Company regarding a possible combination of the two companies. "Our proposal to acquire Hershey reflected our conviction that...

Europe: Sugar replacer offers possibilities for chewing gum

Beneo showcased its new Isomalt translucent gum coating technology for the first time at ISM 2016 in Cologne, Germany recently. This coating process enables chewing...

Germany: Lampados exhibits 2-calorie sweetener at ISM

Israel's Lampados International will launch Liteez, a next-generation sweetener, at the ISM show in Cologne, from January 29 to February 1, 2017. This dual-purpose meringue...

Europe: Baker Perkins release 3D starchless jelly depositing line

Baker Perkins has introduced technology to deposit three dimensional (3D) jellies, which can be made in one or two colors; with stripes and layers;...

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