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Synergy Flavours – new high-care blending facility

20th July 2020

Synergy Flavours, a wholly owned subsidiary of Synergy Flavours Ltd, UK, announces the completion of a new high-care blending facility which has been added to its existing production site in Samut Prakarn, Thailand. Equipped with a ribbon blender and an air shower, the new facility adds capacity allowing Synergy to produce powder blended flavours and…

Pecan Deluxe candy values bring AA Grade from BRC

20th July 2020

The recent introduction of a new set of company values consolidating the guiding principles and fundamental beliefs of Pecan Deluxe Candy Europe, has played a key role in the inclusions specialist achieving the much-sought after double-A Grade from the British Retail Consortium (BRC). Generally acknowledged as technically one of the toughest assessments to meet, the…

Vegans rejoice!

20th July 2020

Vegans rejoice! Jammie Dodger has returned its vegan-friendly status to further its products inclusivity for all consumers Beloved British biscuit Jammie Dodgers has today announced a recipe change that will mean its iconic jam-filled snack is 100% plant-based. Vegans rejoice! Vegans were heartbroken when dairy was added to the biscuit some years ago. Feeling bad…

Campden testing centre reopens for food and drink sector

20th July 2020

Campden BRI’s consumer research and testing centre in Leamington Spa has re-opened following the introduction of social distancing and safety measures to guard against COVID-19. The centre, which undertakes thousands of food, drink and household product tests for major supermarkets and manufacturers each year, closed its doors in March when lockdown measures were put in…

Accelerating cell recycling

20th July 2020

GoodMills Innovation now offers an ingredient with a high spermidine content / Positioning in the Health and Healthy Ageing segments GoodMills Innovation presents SpermidinEvo, a new wheat germ concentrate with added health benefits. Rich in spermidine, it supports autophagy, the self-cleaning process that takes place in the body’s cells and is linked to a healthy…

Plant-based dairy alternatives

10th July 2020

As plant-based, alternative dairy products increase in popularity, consumer insights into how the products fare in terms of mouth-feel and texture reveal areas for improvement. Here’s how emulsifiers and stabilisers can help. In February 2018, Food Navigator released a very interesting article based on a study performed by Comax Flavors on the motivating factors behind the purchase…

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The Hershey Group expands its growth

10th July 2020

The Hershey Company has announced that it will invest $135 million in expanding its manufacturing facility in Augusta County, marking its second major expansion of the operation since 2019. The announcement was made by Virginia’s governor Ralph Northam. With its most recent investment, the company will increase production capacity at its existing facility in Stuarts…

C✩TruSweet: Formulators meeting challenging demands

10th July 2020

C✩TruSweet 01795 fructose syrup can help formulators meet those challenging demands. A 95% pure fructose syrup, it draws its sweetness from the same type of sugar found in most fruits at high levels. Fructose, or fruit sugar as it’s often called, is the sweetest of all naturally occurring sugars. As a result, C✩TruSweet 01795 is…

Films 101 for packaging with flow-wrapping machines

7th July 2020

The packaging industry is facing a turning point in its history. And the trend towards more sustainable packaging materials with flow-wrapping machines, for example for films or trays, promises not to be a short-term fad. On the contrary, the legal requirements will probably become even stricter in the future. This article highlights what recyclable films…

Orangeworks acquires Tanis Food Tec

7th July 2020

Orangeworks acquires Tanis Food Tec as of June, bringing two leading international companies together This year celebrating two special occasions in Oss, the Netherlands. Orangeworks, manufacturer of machinery and production equipment for food processing companies worldwide, is commemorating its 50th anniversary. In addition, it has been announced that the company is set to acquire Tanis…