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Editor’s pickFive Opportunities for Fresh Snacking: GNT

Snack, Natural Colours, Trends

Due to our increasingly hectic society, snacking is gaining in importance for today’s consumers. People have little or no time to cook or to prepare food. But even when snacking in-between meals or on the go, food has to be fresh, appealing and satisfying. EXBERRY®, the leading global brand of Colouring Foods, has identified the top five …

WACKER Begins Cystine Production in Spain

Production, Expansion, Cystine, Cysteine

WACKER BIOSOLUTIONS, the life sciences division of the WACKER Group, has begun producing fermentation-generated cystine at its new site in León, Spain. Over the past eighteen months, the division has extensively modernised part of the 800 m³ fermentation capacity acquired there at the end of 2016. In addition, it has built a production …

Merchandise Management 4.0: Digital Catalogue Data Now Provided for Chainflex Cables

Digital, Catalogue, Online Data, Merchandise Management

Data exchange made easy: More than 1,400 chainflex cables for moving applications are now managed in the digital product catalogue according to BMEcat. (Source: igus GmbH) Selection, procurement, ordering, invoicing - complex merchandise management with products in the B2B area needs one thing above all: simple and standardised processes from the …

DuPont Nutrition & Health Receives Ingredient of the Year Award 2018 for HOWARU® Shape


SINGAPORE, Sept. 12, 2018 – DuPont Nutrition & Health today announced its HOWARU® Shape has won the prestigious Ingredient of the Year Award 2018 in recognition of its contribution to weight management and the global fight against obesity. The inaugural NutraIngredients-Asia award recognises true innovation and cutting-edge research …

Carlsberg Launches Snap Pack in Great Britain

Sustainability, Secondary Packaging

By switching over to the Nature MultiPack™ packaging system the Carlsberg Group wants to save up to 76% of plastic per annum – in absolute figures about 1,000 metric tons a year. (Picture source: NMP Systems/ Carlsberg) Kleve/Copenhagen, September 10, 2018 – The Carlsberg Group has set itself ambitious goals: Switching to the …

DSM to Increase Production Capacity of Vitamin B2 in Germany

Vitamin, Production, Expansion

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, will expand the production capacity of its Vitamin B2 facility in Grenzach, Germany, by 15%-20% to further strengthen DSM’s leadership position for this important vitamin.  It is expected that the new capacity will be available in Q4 2019 …

Corbion Achieves Gold Sustainability Rating from Ecovadis

CSR, Sustainability

Corbion, the leading supplier of biobased food and biochemical ingredients, announced on 6 September 2018 that it achieved a gold rating in its latest Ecovadis assessment. The independent review, whose findings have just been released, put Corbion in the top three percent of all suppliers audited worldwide across a wide range of industries. 2018 …

Editor’s pickRoquette Signs Agreement to Acquire Sethness Products Company

Acquisition, Colours

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, announced on 5 July 2018 it has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of Sethness Products Company, the global leader in the production of high quality caramel colour for Food & Beverage markets.  As a family business founded in the USA in 1880 and …

Fi Asia 2018: NZMP to Reveal Innovative Dairy Ingredients


NZMP, Fonterra’s global ingredients brand, will be displaying its innovative range of dairy ingredient solutions in Jakarta for the annual Food Ingredients Asia (Fi Asia) Expo in October. NZMP will be showcasing a range of exciting products from its Consumer Powders and Sports & Active Lifestyle categories. Visitors to the NZMP stand …