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  • 10 October 2011

    New yeast strain reduces acrylamide in food

    Canadian Functional Technologies has developed a proprietary yeast strain that could cut the fermentation time of acrylamide, reducing it to undetectable levels within food.

  • 10 October 2011

    UK food exports continue to grow

    UK food and non-alcoholic drink exports increased to £5.8bn in the first half of 2011, up 13% year-on-year, according to the latest figures released by the Food and Drink Federation...

  • 10 October 2011

    ADM Cocoa develops fillings with long shelf-life

    US-headquartered ADM Cocoa, a producer of cocoa, chocolate and confectionery ingredients, has developed a range of fillings that combine an ‘indulgent taste’ with a shelf-life of between six and nine...

  • 7 October 2011

    Cristal Union to acquire Vermandoise for $1.3bn

    French sugar cooperative Cristal Union has agreed to acquire Vermandoise in a deal valued at nearly €1bn ($1.3bn), which would create France's second largest sugar group.

  • 7 October 2011

    Potato waste could produce new food ingredients

    Danish researchers have developed a new method, which uses potato waste for the extraction of rhamnogalacturonan I (RG-I), a pectic polysaccharide, that could be used to produce new ingredients and...

  • 6 October 2011

    Air Products launches new tunnel freezer

    Air Products has launched its new Freshline QS tunnel freezer, which can be used to cryogenically freeze or chill foods such as meat and poultry, seafood, fruits and vegetables, pasta,...

  • 6 October 2011

    British scientists develop superbroccoli

    Scientists at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) and John Innes Centre in the UK have developed a heart disease and cancer-fighting broccoli.

  • 6 October 2011

    Bega to gain full ownership of Tatura Milk

    Australian dairy cooperative Bega Cheese is planning to gain full ownership of Tatura Milk by acquiring the remaining 30% stake for A$42.7m (US$40.47m).

  • 6 October 2011

    Brasil Foods buys two Argentine food companies

    Brazilian food company Brasil Foods (BRF) has acquired corporate control of Argentinean Danica, after buying a share in Argentina’s leading poultry producer and exporter Avex.

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