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Americas: Unilever buys nutrition company

Unilever has signed an agreement to acquire Liquid I.V., a U.S-based health-science nutrition and wellness company. Based in El Segundo, California, Liquid I.V. was founded...

Asia Pacific: Thyssenkrupp to build second bioplastics plant in China

Thyssenkrupp has won a contract for the construction of a bioplastics plant based on the patented PLAneo technology. The plant is to be built...

Europe: Research found detection method for gene-edited crop, Greenpeace

Greenpeace, some non-governmental organizations, non-GMO food associations and a food retailer, announced a public detection method for a gene-edited crop. The new research refutes claims...

Europe: FAO releases new policy guidance on trade and food safety

The COVID-19 pandemic will have an unprecedented impact on global and regional trade. According to the World Trade Organization, world merchandise trade in 2020...

Americas: Consumers confused about whole grain labels, finds survey

Whole grain labels on cereal, bread, and crackers are confusing to consumers and could cause them to make fewer healthy choices, according to the...

Europe: FrieslandCampina Ingredients to boost lactoferrin capacity in the Netherlands

FrieslandCampina Ingredients plans to increase its lactoferrin production capacity in Veghel (Netherlands) by 60 mt in 2022 to enable growth in its early life...

Asia Pacific: Japan’s Toyochem releases high bio-based adhesive

Toyochem has developed a new pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) with a high bio-based content for use in packaging, labels and tapes. The bio-based content for...

Europe: Nestlé pumps effort into sustainable packaging moves

Nestlé is intensifying its actions to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025 and to reduce its use of virgin plastics...

Europe: Intertek, Roquette partner on shared audit program

Intertek and Roquette have released a shared audit program in France that allows food companies to evaluate the same supplier simultaneously through a third-party...

Europe: Arla Foods releases organic micellar casein isolate for dairy products

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched an organic micellar casein isolate, helping manufacturers meet demand for organic, natural and functional protein products. It is extracted from...