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Azelis presents new APAC regional video

23-01-2020

Following the global launch of the new Azelis tagline “Innovation through formulation” and corporate video in July last year, Azelis Asia-Pacific has unveiled its own video, which describes the forces behind the growth Azelis has experienced in the region over recent years. The video also reinforces the company’s continuous …

Comexi strengthens European position with new installation at Termoplasti-Plama

23-01-2020

The flexographic press with an anthropomorphic robot for the changeover of sleeves will be installed in the facilities of the Slovenian company Comexi has begun the manufacturing of another automatic flexographic press, the Comexi F1, for Termoplasti-Plama. The collaboration between the two companies reinforces Comexi European installed based, …

Naturex’s Turmipure Gold receives Self-Affirmed GRAS status

23-01-2020

Naturex has obtained Self-Affirmed Generally Recognised as Safe (GRAS) designation for its natural turmeric extract, Turmipure Gold. GRAS status is the standard set by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for the acceptance of food and beverage ingredients. Last month, a GRAS Expert Panel of independent scientists specially …

Symrise earns ‘A’ in international climate protection rating

22-01-2020

Non-profit organisation CDP awards Symrise highest ranking, affirming the company’s efforts in climate protection and greenhouse gas reduction. Symrise has set the standard in sustainability around the world with its ambitious climate protection measures. This has once again been honoured by the non-profit organisation CDP (formerly …

PGP International launches enhanced automated packaging line

22-01-2020

A new automated flour packaging line at PGP International’s Woodland, CA plant has made valve bag packaging “faster, safer and more energy efficient”, the company claimed. The new line features a high-speed filling process that improves the density and deaeration of the flour to give a more compact, “brink-shaped” …

DMK Group expands strategic partnerships in the ice-cream sector

22-01-2020

Expansion of the Baileys and Milram product portfolio, and new ice-cream creation with Ahoj-Brause DMK Group has expanded its existing portfolio in the ice-cream sector with new creations for the Milram and Baileys brands, while also further established its partnerships with other brands. Following a collaboration with Bahlsen last year, DMK …

Editor’s pickAn all sensory-engaging indulgence

20-01-2020

The enjoyment of an indulging food experience traces back to the ingredients used and its sources. Anneke van de Geijn, global marketing director, food & beverages, FrieslandCampina Ingredients, elaborates more on creating an all-round, multi-sensory experience for today’s consumers. Experiences engaging all senses, conscious …

Microsoft and Danone commit to AI for a responsible food industry

20-01-2020

AI Factory for AgriFood is the third class of the Microsoft Artificial Intelligence (AI) Factory, building upon the successes after AI Factory for Green Energy and AI Factory for Health. The start-ups will be jointly supported by Microsoft and Danone, and will benefit from a three-month acceleration period. AI Factory, Microsoft’s support …

BlueNalu establishes strategic partnership with Nutreco

17-01-2020

Collaboration accelerates plans to commercialise cellular aquaculture globally BlueNalu, a food company developing seafood products directly from fish cells, has sealed a strategic partnership with Nutreco, a Dutch provider of animal nutrition and aquafeed. Nutreco’s aquafeed company, Skretting, is a producer of feeds for farmed fish and an …