DuPont launches new range of enzymes with improved functionalities

DENMARK – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences has launched the ‘DuPont™ Danisco® POWERPasta™’ range of enzymes, the latest solution for customers in the rapidly expanding global pasta sector. The enzymes offer solutions to food manufacturers byhelping […]

Beyond Meat names former Amzon executive as chief operating officer

USA – Los Angeles-based meat-alternative producer, Beyond Meat has appointed Sanjay Shah as the company’s new chief operating officer, effective September 18, 2019. Shah, who had earlier on served as an executive in Amazon and […]

FDA launches updated Food Defense Plan Builder to control food adulteration

USA – The US Food and Drug Administration has launched an updated version of the Food Defense Plan Builder (FDPB) to help companies meet the requirements of the Intentional Adulteration (IA) rule. The rule, entitled […]

Cargill to sell its interest in asset management subsidiary CarVal Investors

USA – Cargil has agreed to sell its ownership and economic interest in CarVal Investors to a partnership comprised of the firm’s senior management team. CarVal Investors is an alternative investment fund manager and independently […]

Impossible Foods rolls out plant-based burger in select US stores

USA – Impossible Foods has launched its plant-based Impossible Burger in 27 outlets of California-based Gelson Markets grocer, marking the first time consumers will be able to purchase the product from grocery stores. The Impossible […]

South African varsity student develops ecofriendly edible straws to promote sustainability

SOUTH AFRICA – As companies strive towards developing innovative ways of tackling plastic waste, Leila Siljeur, a Chemical Engineering student at Stellenbosch University (SU) in South Africa has joined the drive by developing edible straws. […]

Popular Farms, Invests U.S.$70m to make Nigeria self-sufficient in rice and sesame production

NIGERIA-Popular Farms and Mills Limited, a subsidiary of Stallion group has invested over US$70 million to boost production of paddy rice and sesame in Nigeria to enhance economic fortune of the country. The company, which […]