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Europe: FAO, GAIN to help SMEs bring improved nutrition to market

FAO and the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) have agreed to enable inclusive and efficient agricultural and food systems, focusing on new approaches...

Americas: Sealed Air joins Alliance to End Plastic Waste

Sealed Air Corporation has joined the Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a new global organization comprised nearly 30 companies to date making a five-year...

Americas: IFST updates information on stevia

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has updated its Information Statement on Stevia, which covers EU regulatory changes to mid-2018. It also includes...

Europe: Institutions to curb the use of single-use plastic products

The European institutions have reached an agreement on a directive to curb the use of a number of single-use plastic products in the EU,...

Americas: IFF company’s 90 natural extracts are certified vegan

IFF-LMR, a subsidiary of International Flavors & Fragrances said its 90 natural extracts in its portfolio are certified vegan by the EVE (Expertise Vegan...

Europe: Sensus’ chicory inulin gets ISO standard

Sensus said its full range of chicory inulin and oligofructose products qualifies as natural according to the new ISO 19657:2017 standard. About a year...

Asia Pacific: Waters Corp opens research center in Singapore

Waters Corporation has opened the International Food and Water Research Centre (IFWRC) in Singapore to address the growing challenges of food and water security...

Europe: Measuring freshness in meat

Product quality and food waste are two of the most important topics in today’s food production. While the industry must keep production costs low...

Europe: Of profitability and complying with regulatory requirements

Manufacturers and producers are facing constantly growing challenges to meet all guidelines for quality assurance of production processes and environments, such as the Good...

Americas: Extending product shelf life with active and intelligent packaging

Thanks to their unique multi-functionality, active and intelligent packaging (A&IP) features are already in use for many consumer packaged goods. In particular, the food...