Flavor

“Fruit ingredients are never there to replace fresh fruit.”

Fruit ingredients shows super European growth

By Nicola Cottam

Food manufacturers have pampered to health-conscious Europeans with a raft of new fruit-based product launches in 2013, with overall fruit ingredient launches up 22% over the preceding year, according to Innova Market Insights.

Symrise bids for Swedish probiotic player

Symrise bids for Swedish probiotic player

By Shane Starling

Symrise has given Swedish probiotic player, Probi’s board and shareholder’s about a month to sell it the remaining 70% it doesn’t own after making a formal bid today.

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

WikiCell targets Louvre as site for first outlet

By Rod Addy

A snack bar next to the Musée de Louvre in Paris will be the site of the first outlet selling products in edible packaging from WikiCell Designs, the company behind the concept.

Symrise adds probiotics to portfolio with Probi stake

Symrise adds probiotics to portfolio with Probi stake

By Shane Starling

The CEO of Swedish probiotics specialist Probi says the 11.8% stake taken by German flavours, fragrances and nutrients house Symrise will give it, “more marketing and R&D muscle”.

Kerry results boosted by recent acquisitions

Kerry results boosted by recent acquisitions

By Nathan Gray

Kerry Group’s 2011 acquisitions have performed well for the ingredients and flavours giant, boosting its Q1 results despite challenges in trading conditions.