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Closed Supply Chain Key to Clean, Green Food Exports

12-02-2016

A closed loop supply chain and a strong contact network in Asia are behind the success of an emerging premium food company from South Australia.   Beston Global Food Company listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in September and has already seen its share price rise from 35 cents to 67 cents. It exports premium seafood, dairy, meat and …

Customised Duo Supports Sales and Saves Costs

12-02-2016

RPC Superfos has developed a customised packaging solution for Orkla Foods Norway’s top-selling chocolate spread Nugatti, which combines a new clear brand display with valuable cost savings. The improved design of the injection moulded polypropylene pot from RPC Superfos, which marks the launch of three new varieties of the spread with …

BASF Increases Prices for Vitamin A

12-02-2016

Price increase by 20 per cent globally; existing contractual obligations will not be affected   Ludwigshafen, Germany – BASF globally increases prices for its Vitamin A products by 20 per cent with immediate effect. Existing contractual obligations with customers will not be affected. BASF is a worldwide leading producer of Vitamin A …

Vitafoods Europe Conference will Offer Chance to Hear Findings from EU-Funded Studies

12-02-2016

Results from four major EU-funded nutrition projects exploring weight management, heart disease and healthy ageing are to be revealed at this year’s Vitafoods Europe Conference. Taking place at Palexpo, Geneva, from 10-11 May 2016, the conference will play host to a selection of the world’s leading experts on nutrition and health, who …

Editor’s pickTetra Pak Expects to Deliver More Than 100 Million Fully Renewable Packages in 2016

05-02-2016

Lausanne, Switzerland – Tetra Pak announced that the company expects to deliver more than 100 million packs of Tetra Rex® Bio-based to customers during 2016, reflecting strong demand for the package since its launch in January 2015. The world’s first package made entirely from plant based materials has gained popularity among …

Closing the Safety Gap with the New EFLA® HyperPure Line

05-02-2016

HyperPure lets manufacturers meet new PAHs regulations   Frutarom Health BU launches its new EFLA® HyperPure natural ingredients line in response to new regulations to prevent polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and other contaminants in food supplements. The EU recently published the 2015/1933 PAH regulation, which includes …

ADM Enhances Naturally Sourced Vitamin E Range

05-02-2016

Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, has strengthened its offering with two new natural source vitamin E products, Novatol® Sunflower 5-67 Vitamin E and Novatol® Sunflower Vitamin E Succinate. The two new ingredients are derived from non-GMO sunflower oil …

More Data = Greater Efficiency?

05-02-2016

SICK demonstrates the uses of sensor data in business processes at the Hannover Messe Industrie 2016 trade fair   Waldkirch – Integrated solutions based on Industry 4.0 are at the heart of SICK’s presentation at the Hannover Messe Industrie 2016 trade fair, with typical production applications presented in four different …

“Sol D’Oro Stars” Set to Become a Group Show

05-02-2016

New marketing opportunities at Sol&Agrifood for winners of Sol D’Oro awards   The last ten days for entries in the Sol d’Oro Northern Hemisphere competition, which this year offers even more new business opportunities to award-winning companies. These include the chance to take part (at a subsidised price) in the first …