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Azelis Strengthens Its Position in the Indian Food Segment

01-03-2019
India, Azelis, Acquisition

(From left) Mr. Mitesh Jobalia (MK), Mr. Dipan Dalal (MK), Ms. Aparna Khurana, MD, Azelis India and Mr. Vinit Dalal (MK) after the MK Ingredients acquisition event in Mumbai, India (Source: Azelis India) Azelis is pleased to announce it has acquired the distribution activities of MK Ingredients & Specialties and SSD Industries (combined …

AAK Acquires Dutch Vegetable Oils Refinery

28-02-2019
Acquisition, AAK, Oils, Fats, Refinery

AAK has announced that it is acquiring Dutch company MaasRefinery B.V., specialised in toll refining of vegetable oils and fats for the food industry. This move will allow AAK to increase capacity, support existing production facilities and enable continued growth, MaasRefinery is located next to a deep-sea terminal in Rotterdam and has a …

DuPont Nutrition & Health Receives Regulatory Approval for MicroGARD® in Thailand

27-02-2019
DuPont, Regulatory Approval, Thailand, Shelf Life Extension, Food Protection, Fermantate

Newly approved fermentates from the DuPont™ Danisco® portfolio that provide a natural solution to shelf-life extension will benefit health conscious consumers The Thai Food and Drug administration (FDA) has recently granted regulatory approval to two MicroGARD® products – MicroGARD® 100 and MicroGARD® 200. …

Editor’s pickOlam Aquires Indonesia's Largest Cocoa Processor, BT Cocoa

27-02-2019
Acquisition, Cocoa, Indonesia

London, 26 February, 2019 – Olam has announced the acquisition of Indonesia’s largest cocoa processor, BT Cocoa, to capitalise on Asia’s trajectory to become the largest global consumer of cocoa powder  ● Global food and agri-business Olam International Limited announced that it has acquired an 85% share of YTS Holdings …

TOMRA CEO Wins Prestigious European Business Leaders Award

26-02-2019
tomra, ceo, award

TOMRA’s president and CEO, Stefan Ranstrand, has achieved an international accolade in recognition of his leadership and corporate strategy. Stefan was named ‘best CEO in the sustainable resource management industry’ in the prestigious European CEO Awards. Organised by international business magazine, European CEO, the awards …

Fast-Growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand for Dairy Ingredients and Formula

25-02-2019
maternal nutrition, consumer trend, dairy, infant

Maternal nutrition is a hot new opportunity in emerging markets, according to the latest report from food and drink experts, Zenith Global. In many parts of Asia, the concept of optimal nutrition during the first 1,000 days of a baby’s life (from conception to two years old) is capturing the attention of mothers and their families, who all …