Arla opens new factory
Arla Foods Ingredients has opened its new, dedicated factory located in Nr. Vium, Denmark. The €40 million facility can produce approximately 4,000 tonnes of high quality whey and casein hydrolysates a year.
Nestlé supports EU nutrition policy
Nestlé has announced that it supported the Dutch EU Presidency efforts to develop an EU-wide nutrition policy to motivate industry to invest in healthier products.
GNT to double capacity
The global market for food colouring is experiencing a strong rise in the demand for spirulina-based Colouring Foods according to the GNT Group which believes that it is excellently positioned to serve its clients’ needs today and in the future.
Ganeden announces finalists
Three finalists have been selected for probiotic company Ganeden’s first-ever Innovation Jumpstart program, which encouraged the development of new probiotic food and beverage ideas.
DSM publishes PUFA review
DSM Nutritional Products has co-authored a new structured review, published in Progress in Lipid Research, which indicates that adults in most regions of the world have a low to very low status of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs).
TAPAS consortium formed
NIZO food research, Royal FrieslandCampina, Ruitenberg Ingredients and SONAC are joining forces in a consortium called TAPAS to develop protein-rich foods.
Fonterra doubles lactose recovery
The upgrade underway at Fonterra’s Edgecumbe site will allow Fonterra to capture lactose that was previously unable to be extracted from the site’s waste stream by creatively applying existing filtration technology.
Kellogg establishes VC fund
Kellogg is to establish eighteen94 capital (1894) to make minority investments in companies pursuing next-generation innovation, including start-up businesses pioneering new ingredients, foods, packaging, and enabling technology.
NZ positive about dairy outlook
New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) says the outlook for New Zealand primary industries is positive with strong growth forecast across most sectors and dairy prices expected to gradually increase over the next 2 years.