Cargill-DSM joint venture starts commercial-scale production of EverSweet stevia sweetener

USA – Avansya, the joint venture between Cargill and Royal DSM, has started production of stevia sweeteners at the new US$50 million commercial-scale fermentation facility in Blair, Nebraska, US. The 10,000 square-foot stevia sweetener fermentation […]

Ishida Europe launches advanced multihead weighers with improved functionalities

EUROPE – Food packing equipment supplier, Ishida Europe has launched an enhanced version of its mid-range multihead weighers that offers enhanced performance in the fast and accurate weighing of a wide variety of dry, frozen […]

Tate & Lyle opens new Latin American headquarters and application centre in Brazil

BRAZIL – Food and beverage ingredients and solutions provider, Tate & Lyle has opened its new and expanded Latin American headquarters in São Paulo, Brazil enabling the company to capitalize on the high growth potential […]

IMCD establishes national US footprint as single entity with full integration of Horn

USA – IMCD N.V., a leading distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients, has completed the integration of specialty chemicals distributor, Horn into its IMCD US operations. Horn was acquired by IMCD in August 2018 […]

Alfa Laval opens new global innovation & test center in Denmark

DENMARK – Alfa Laval, a world leader in heat transfer, centrifugal separation and fluid handling, has opened its Innovation & Test center in Søborg, Denmark, to strengthen the company’s position within food and water sectors. […]

Givaudan acquires US flavour and specialty ingredient company Ungerer

USA – Swiss flavor and fragrance company, Givaudan has reached an agreement to acquire Ungerer & Company, the US-based flavour, fragrance and specialty ingredient company. Headquartered in New Jersey, USA, Ungerer is a leading independent […]

Positive prospects in convenience foods sector to benefit flavor carriers market through 2028

USA – The flavor carriers market value reached nearly US$1.38 billion in 2018 and is forecasted to grow at CAGR of 3.0% to reach US$1.85 billion by the end of 2028, according to the recently […]

Ajinomoto forms JV with Accenture to accelerate operational transformation

JAPAN – Tokyo-based seasonings major, Ajinomoto has reached an agreement to form a joint venture with Accenture in Japan, to help the food and biotech company accelerate its operational transformation. The new company, Ajinomoto Digital […]

Nestlé to partner with Corbion to develop ingredients for plant-based products

NETHERLANDS – Nestlé has entered into a partnership with Dutch ingredients supplier, Corbion to develop the next generation of microalgae-based ingredients that will be utilized in plant-based products. Through the partnership, the companies will collaborate […]

Cargill opens Culinary Experience Hub at R&D facility in Belgium

BELGIUM – Cargill has opened a Culinary Experience Hub in its research and development site in Vilvoorde, Belgium, to help customers develop on-the-spot innovative solutions. At the new facility, Cargill will work with customers from […]