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Asia Pacific: Rising milk production costs continue to squeeze margins, says...

Higher average prices for globally traded dairy commodities have not necessarily brought higher average margins for milk producers, according to a new report from...

Asia Pacific: Australia approves Life Technologies’ food pathogen detection methods

The Australian Government, Department of Agriculture has approved Life Technologies’ MicroSEQ Real-Time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) workflow as an approved test method to detect...

Asia Pacific: Singapore holds conference on food safety

More than 70 countries, private companies, international organizations, trade associations, academic institutions, and non-governmental groups met in Singapore on December 11, 2013, for the...

Europe: Barry-Wehmiller acquires packaging firm in France, approaches $1.7B

Barry Wehmiller Companies, Inc., has acquired Arcil SA, a Paris-based supplier of packaging technology for the fresh dairy and food industry. The purchase, Barry-Wehmiller’s first...

Asia Pacific: Crown opens three beverage can facilities in China

Crown Holdings, Inc has officially opened and commercialized three of its Chinese facilities in Heshan (Guangdong province), Ziyang (Sichuan province) and Putian (Fujian province). “These new...

Europe: Celanese to sample reduced calorie beverages made with Qorus at...

Celanese Corporation and its food ingredients business, Nutrinova, presented to show visitors of Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) 2013 the authentic taste of its Qorus...

Europe: Chr. Hansen’s salt-reducing cheese ingredient solution receives FiE 2013 innovation...

For the third time in a row (2009, 2011 and 2013), Chr. Hansen has received a Food Ingredients Excellence Award in the Dairy Innovation...

Asia Pacific: Puratos Grand-Place Vietnam opens two facilities, holds discussion in...

Puratos Grand-Place Vietnam inaugurated its Cocoa Collection and Fermentation Plant in Ben Tre province in Vietnam on November 14, 2013. This plant also includes a...

Americas: Frutarom acquires US flavor company Hagelin for $52.4M

Frutarom Industries Ltd. has acquired 100% of the share capital of US-based Hagelin for a cash consideration of $52.4 million. This fourth acquisition in 2013...

World: LycoRed launches Lyc-O-Pro for prostate health

LycoRed has launched Lyc-O-Pro, a science-based formulation targeting prostate health. The ingredient combines curcumin, omega 3 fatty acids, zinc, and a proprietary tomato extract optimized...