Ingredients

Cargill is expanding its plant-based protein offerings in Middle East, Turkey, Africa and India. Pic: Cargill

Cargill expands RadiPure pea protein into the META & India markets

By Jim Cornall

As more consumers add plant-based foods to their diets, Cargill is expanding its RadiPure pea protein into the Middle East, Turkey, Africa (META) and India, which it said will help food and beverage manufacturers in the region respond to evolving marketplace...

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New HMO study looks to next-generation infant formula

By Jim Cornall

Human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) — important groups of carbohydrates in human breast milk — can, in some cases, be secreted in very high concentrations, and still be safe and well-tolerated by infants.

Quantum produces fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). Pic: Getty Images/ddukang

Tate & Lyle to acquire Chinese dietary fiber business

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a prebiotic dietary fiber business in China from ChemPartner Pharmatech Co., Ltd (ChemPartner) for a total consideration of $237m.

Phytolon and Ginkgo are partnering with the goal of maximizing production of purple and yellow betalain-producing strains. Pic: Getty Images/hdere

Phytolon and Ginkgo Bioworks collaborate on food colors

By Jim Cornall

Phytolon, a growing startup company making natural food colorants, has announced a partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks, a horizontal platform for cell programming, to produce vibrant cultured food colors via fermentation of yeast.

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Dairy UK holds Stronger for Longer event

By Jim Cornall

People are living longer today than at any other point in history and the goal of health systems globally is to make sure that older adults are stronger and healthier for longer.

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NZMP to supply Maypro with probiotics

By Jim Cornall

NZMP, Fonterra’s ingredients brand, and Maypro, a global suppliers of nutraceutical ingredients and fine chemicals, have entered into an agreement whereby Maypro will be an authorized reseller of NZMP's BifidoB HN019 and LactoB HN001 probiotic strains...

Kerry has acquired c-LEcta and Enmex. Pic: Getty Images/Zhanna Hapanovich

Kerry makes two biotechnology acquisitions

By Jim Cornall

Kerry has announced it has made two biotechnology acquisitions it said will expand its expertise, technology portfolio and manufacturing capabilities.

The company said it sees considerable growth potential in its methane-inhibiting livestock feed additive Bovaer.

DSM announces 2021 results

By Jim Cornall

DSM has published its full year results, which show group sales up 14% and adjusted EBITDA rising by 18%.

For the dairy sector, the company produces many ingredients, including functional products for yogurts. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Azelis acquires Turkish ingredient company Tunçkaya

By Jim Cornall

Azelis, a global service provider in the specialty chemicals and food ingredients industry, has announced the acquisition of 100% of the shares of Tunçkaya, a distributor of food ingredients and additives in Turkey.

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Beston to use Danish UV technology for lactoferrin production

By Jim Cornall

The Danish company Lyras A/S has given Australian food and beverage company Beston Global Food Company the exclusive rights to use Lyras’ sustainable technology for production of lactoferrin and similar products in Australia and New Zealand, for a limited...

Synergy Flavors has expanded its R&D laboratories at its US headquarters in Wauconda, Illinois. Pic: Synergy Flavors

Synergy Flavors expands US R&D labs

By Jim Cornall

Synergy Flavors, Inc., a supplier of flavors, extracts and essences for the global food and beverage industry, has expanded its R&D laboratories and other collaboration spaces at its Synergy U.S. headquarters in Wauconda, Illinois.

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DSM combines three business areas into new Food & Beverage group

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a Dutch-headquartered global company, has revealed a new integrated Food & Beverage operating structure which unifies three areas of DSM’s nutrition business – Food Specialties, Hydrocolloids and part of its Nutritional Products group.

SynSynbiotec specializes in the R&D of probiotics for applications in human and animal nutrition. Pic: Getty Images/tupungato

Sacco to take control of Synbiotec

By Jim Cornall

Italian headquartered biotech company Sacco srl, which produces lactic bacteria and probiotics for the food, nutraceutical and pharmaceutical industries, has recently taken over the majority of Synbiotec, a spin-off company of the University of Camerino...

Tagatose can be used in a variety of applications including dairy beverages, ice cream, and yogurt. Pic: Getty Images/vavlt

Approvals for low-cost low-cal tagatose sweetener

By Jim Cornall

Virginia-based Bonumose, Inc. said it has achieved regulatory and food application milestones in the US and Canada for the low-glycemic, rare sugar tagatose, as the company progresses on time and on schedule for the opening of its first commercial production...