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November 2019

Editor’s pickVeron Maxima takes freshness to the next level

29-11-2019

AB Enzymes has launched Veron Maxima, a fresh-keeping solution that is designed to provide bread improver companies with enhanced freshness in their products. Veron Maxima provides baking products with features for a long lasting and freshness experience, further driving the development of premium fresh-looking products for the baking …

Kerry releases ProDiem Refresh

29-11-2019

The vegan protein ingredient – developed for low-pH beverages such as waters, juices and energy drinks – delivers a refreshing taste and clarity Kerry has introduced ProDiem Refresh as a plant-protein ingredient for use in low-pH beverages such as waters, juices and energy drinks. Developed using Kerry’s protein expertise, …

Epi Ingredients launches fermentation-based additions at FiE 2019

29-11-2019

With a mission to drive innovation by supplying manufacturers with on-trends concepts and ingredients that resonate with consumers’ expectations, French dairy ingredient provider Epi Ingredients will be showcasing several of its solutions at Food Ingredients Europe 2019, which will be held in Paris, France from 3-5 Dec 2019. Mathieu Lucot, …

Wacker highlights vegan food solutions at FiE 2019

28-11-2019

The company’s CAVAMAX and FERMOPURE brands are some of the solutions Wacker has developed to serve the growing market for vegan food No eggs, milk and meat – more and more consumers are forgoing animal ingredients. This is evident is several market studies, which confirmed that the number of consumers adhering to a vegan diet is …

Editor’s pickGivaudan doubles flavour production capacity in China

28-11-2019

The company invests additional CHF30 million to support growth ambitions in China and meet consumer demand for healthier products Givaudan has inaugurated a new extension to its Nantong manufacturing facility with an aim to support the capacity on liquid flavour production for beverages, dairy and sweet goods. This move is said to double …

Barentz receives investment from Cinven to accelerate global expansion

28-11-2019

Private equity firm Cinven has invested in Barentz, an ingredients provider. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Barentz distributes ingredients and additives for products to customers globally. The company sources speciality ingredients from manufacturers worldwide. Through its production facilities in Europe, North America and Asia, …

Mesirow Financial buys Olam’s US onion and garlic real estate assets for US$110.3M

26-11-2019

Olam West Coast, a subsidiary of Olam International, has agreed to sell the real estate assets of its onion and garlic processing facility in Gilroy, California to Mesirow Financial, a Chicago-based investment management firm, for US$110.3 million. Olam has also entered into a tiered revenue sharing arrangement with Mesirow with whom it will share …