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Our editorial board comprises a specialist group of leading industry figures who, in conjunction with the food processing technology editorial team, identify the main drivers of the industry helping to produce regular, thought provoking opinion pieces on the latest issues, challenges and developments.

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July’s top stories: ABM buys WILD Flavors, Unilever sells Ragu and Bertolli brands
13 August, 2014 | by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju
Archer-Daniels-Midland (ADM) bought Swiss flavor manufacturer WILD Flavors for €2.3bn, while Unilever divested its Ragu and Bertolli brands to Mizkan for $2.15bn....
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Inside Food: Issue 9 03 July, 2014 In our latest issue we explore the healthy snack revolution, discover the benefits of the Teff grain, find out how 3D printers could become a kitchen appliance, learn how the British palette...

June's top stories: Tyson's $8.55bn acquisition offer, ConAgra's $200m expansion 03 July, 2014 by Srivani Venna Tyson Foods submits a binding offer to acquire Hillshire Brands for $8.55bn, Iranian researchers develop starch nanocrystals to conserve food products, Irish Dairy Board opens new...

Pure Indulgence: Luxurious treats for the health conscious shopper 27 June, 2014 by Margot Knight In a world where healthy eating is encouraged and chocolate is cheating, the indulgent food and drink market must be suffering? Apparently not. Margot Knight asks three new businesses about...

The Forgotten Meal: Breakfast makes a comeback 20 June, 2014 by Sonia Sharma Breakfast ‘on-the-go’ has become a regular occurrence for many, but how do brands ensure their product is successful and nutritional? Sonia Sharma takes a look at this emerging breakfast market....

The Trust Issue: The aftermath of the horse meat scandal 19 June, 2014 by Sonia Sharma In the year that has passed since the horse meat scandal made headlines, Sonia Sharma investigates whether consumer’s confidence has recovered or if eating habits have changed....

Dawn of a New Era: Robotic technology 19 June, 2014 by Stephanie Phillips The image of autonomous robots stalking over fields and streams may seem dark, but new developments in robot technology have been put to use in the farming industry. Stephanie Phillips...

Ditch the Diet: Consumers take control over their dietary habits 19 June, 2014 Consumers are turning away from traditional ‘dieting’ products as they seek to take control over their weight-loss goals. Leading market research company, Canadean, discuss why consumers...

Instant Success: Gourmet noodles enter the market 19 June, 2014 by Stephanie Phillips Although often linked to cheap student living, instant noodles are starting to be taken more seriously in the UK. Stephanie Phillips finds out why instant noodles are making a...

Some Like It Cold: Saving nutrients and enzymes 10 June, 2014 by Margot Knight Cold-pressing food is said to save nutrients and enzymes from the damage they face under high heat. Margot Knight speaks to the experts to find out why the market is rapidly increasing....

May's top stories: Tyson's $6.8bn offer, USDA-ARS food modelling tool 04 June, 2014 by Srivani Venna Tyson Foods announced that it is to buy Hillshire Brands for $6.8bn, USDA-ARS scientists launched an advanced modelling tool, Highlander divested its portfolio company to Balchem,...

April’s top stories: Post Holdings-Michael Foods deal; Arla Foods’ China lab 06 May, 2014 by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju Post Holdings agreed to acquire Michael Foods for $2.45bn on a cash-free, debt-free basis, while Arla Foods decided to build a new innovation lab in Beijing, China....

Inside Food: Issue 8 04 April, 2014 In our latest issue we profile the fast growing cold-pressed sector, look at the transformation of instant noodles, discover the secrets behind salted chocolate, and much...

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