All news articles for April 2021

The fund will offer up to €30m investment over a span of up to four years to approximately 10 startups per year. Pic: Getty Images/William_Potter

New agrifood-tech seed fund FoodSparks launched

By Jim Cornall

Agrifood-tech venture capital fund manager PeakBridge and agrifood innovation ecosystem EIT Food, which is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), have announced the launch of PeakBridge FoodSparks SCSp, a new seed fund...

APP said it has seen soaring demand for its faba bean protein isolate.  Getty Images/PavloBaliukh

Australian Plant Proteins secures Bunge investment

By Jim Cornall

Australian Plant Proteins (APP), which launched its first commercial processing plant last year, has secured A$45.7m (US$34.8m) in investment from global agri-food company Bunge.

Clement became CEO of Synlait in September 2018.

Synlait CEO to step down

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand dairy company Synlait Milk Limited has announced “with regret” that it has accepted the resignation of CEO Leon Clement.

The baby care division The division focused on current nutritional trends to expand its portfolio, developing a range based on goat's milk and a vegan infant formula based on GMO-free soya.  Pic: Hochdorf

Profit up despite sales drop at Hochdorf

By Jim Cornall

Swiss company Hochdorf Swiss Nutrition Ltd said during 2020 it largely completed the restructuring it began in summer 2019. The integration of Bimbosan was implemented with its move to Hochdorf in January 2021.

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Lactoferrin market set to surpass €265 million by 2027

By Nikki Hancocks

The global Lactoferrin market size is set to surpass €265 million (315 million USD) by 2027, thanks to its increasingly relevant links to infant nutrition, immune health, the microbiome, and skin health, according to Global Market Insights, Inc (GMI).

Pic: Saint-Gobain/Gilles Trillard

Saint-Gobain introduces new Versilon dispensing tubing

By Jim Cornall

To preserve fluid integrity in all of its fluid transfer products, Saint-Gobain has developed Versilon SPT-70 FB IB, a new food and beverage dispensing tubing that imparts essentially no taste or odors to the transferred fluids.

Tate & Lyle said selecting the appropriate stabilizer is key to solving challenges relating to taste, texture, mouthfeel, processing and labeling. Pic: Getty Images/Amguy

Tate & Lyle adds Stabiliser University

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC, a global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, has added to its ‘University’ courses with the launch of Stabiliser University.

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