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Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients names new COO

02-06-2020

Lim Siew Tin takes over from Marc Deschamps, who has retired from the corporate world.   Jebsen & Jessen Ingredients, the ingredients arm of Jebsen & Jessen Group, has appointed Lim Siew Tin as COO. Lim has over two decades of experience within the group, first joining the company in 1997. She has served in leadership roles …

Solina Group completes acquisition of Hagesüd

02-06-2020

Solina, a European producer of savoury solutions for the food industry, has completed the acquisition of Hagesüd from BK Giulini, a company of ICL Group. Headquartered in Hemmingen, Germany, Hagesüd is a provider of savoury solutions for the butchery industry. Founded in 1881, Hagesüd produces spice blends, seasonings, functional …

Editor’s pickKHS invests €20m in site modernisation

01-06-2020

The KHS Group has invested €20 million in modernising its headquarters on Juchostraße in Dortmund, Germany. In a bundle of measures underway since 2015, the company has built a 4,300-square meters production shop and renovated another. As a provider of filling and packaging systems for the beverage industry, KHS is thus ensuring that it …

Arjuna reports elevated demand for BCM-95 turmeric extract

01-06-2020

Arjuna Natural has experienced a surge in demand for its range of key botanicals, especially its BCM-95 turmeric extract. Consumers globally have expressed an increased interest in natural solutions to take proactively as preventative healthcare measures. BCM-95’s composition of curcumin and essential oil of turmeric has the backing of 68 …

Marfrig and ADM unveil PlantPlus Foods joint venture

29-05-2020

New joint venture combines the experience and expertise of both companies for the sale of plant-based products in the North and South American markets. ADM has sealed an agreement with Marfrig, a beef producer, to create PlantPlus Foods, a joint venture for the sale of plant-based food products across North and South American markets. Marfrig …

Givaudan to acquire Alderys

29-05-2020

Strengthens Givaudan’s expertise in sustainable disruptive biotechnology process. As part of its long-term strategy to expand its capabilities in bioengineering technologies, Givaudan has announced that it is to acquire Alderys. Founded in 2009, Alderys is a French biotechnology company headquartered in Orsay, France. The company develops …

Consumers in Asia changing their diets in the wake of COVID-19

29-05-2020

Consumers are concerned about the threat of the COVID-19 virus and the impact that it will have on health. This is true irrespective of whether experts say the pandemic has peaked in the region or not, with many consumers believing it will continue to impact day-to-day lives for at least a year. Consumers are looking to improve their diets as they …

Symrise opens production site in China

28-05-2020

Opening marks company’s biggest individual investment of €50 million in flavour and fragrance production. Symrise has opened its biggest individual investment and invested €50 million in the construction of a new production site for flavourings and fragrances in Nantong, China. In addition, the executive board, senior staff, …

Duravant announces appointment of new CTO

28-05-2020

Duravant has appointed Dr Louis Vintro to the position of CTO. He will bring over 25 years of experience in technology development and innovation in capital equipment. Commenting on his new role, Dr Vintro said: “The Duravant family of operating companies has a strong position as the market leader of manufactured equipment in food …