Motif Ingredients rebrands as Motif FoodWorks, raises US$27.5m

USA – Motif Ingredients, a food science and technology company owned by biotech unicorn Ginkgo Bioworks has US$27.5 million funding to expands research and development of animal-free ingredients. In addition, the company has also revealed […]

DuPont considers divesting food additives and ingredients business for US$20bn

USA – Specialty chemicals maker, DuPont is said to be considering selling its nutrition and biosciences unit, few months after Dupont became independent following a three-way split earlier this year. According to a Bloomberg report, […]

Natural, clean label and healthier options driving flavor developments

NETHERLANDS – New flavor development and innovations are largely driven by growing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options, according to July 2019 Innova Market Insights report. Global flavor developments in food and beverage […]

DSM files for EU authorization for new methane-reducing feed additive

EUROPE – Royal DSM has announced that it has started filing for EU authorization for a new feed additive for dairy cows that will reduce methane emissions by around 30%. The new product will help […]

Azelis opens new application lab in China to serve agri-food market

CHINA – Leading specialty ingredients and chemicals provider, Azelis has opened a new application laboratory in Shanghai, China to expand its service delivery to agri-food customers. The center which is Azeli’s fourth technical laboratory serving […]

Symrise expands dry taste solutions with new liquid flavoring line

RUSSIA – The Dutch flavors and fragrances company, Symrise has launched a new production line for liquid flavorings at its Rogovo facility in Russia, expanding dry taste solutions range. The expansion allows the company to […]

Buhler and Givaudan partner to support food startups in Switzerland

SWITZERLAND – Leading food technology company Buhler has joined forces with Givaudan to support food startups in commercialization as well as scaling up operations. The companies will work to accelerate market access for food start-ups […]

DSM launches young cheddar and barrel cheese culture

NETHERLANDS – The Dutch bio-science company, Royal DSM has launched a new culture range for young cheddar and barrel cheese. Called DelvoCheese CH-120, the new range is said to be resistant to phage – viruses […]

DuPont opens probiotics fermentation facility in the US

USA – DuPont has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation plant at its Rochester, New York, facility to meet the growing customer demand for healthier products. The facility expansion is part of the US$100 million […]

Kröner-Stärke launches clean label spelt gluten and starches range

GERMANY – Kröner-Stärke, organic starches manufacturer has launched new clean label spelt gluten and starches range for bakery and meat products applications. The Vital Spelt Gluten and Spelt Starches are said to contain no additives, […]