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Wageningen University's campus will house Unilever's R&D centre from 2019 onwards.

Unilever to relocate food R&D to Wageningen University

By Niamh Michail

Global food giant Unilever is to relocate its R&D centres for food, home and personal care to Wageningen University in the Netherlands, creating what it calls "a global food innovation centre".

Villaume Kal is the new CEO of NIZO. He replaces Ad Juriaanse, who retired in 2016 after taking over as CEO in 1995.

NIZO name Villaume Kal as new CEO

By Jim Cornall

NIZO food research, a Dutch-based global contract research organization for companies in the food and health industries, has announced that Villaume Kal has been appointed the new CEO.    

Tetra Pak, Moerdijk to close.

215 jobs will be axed by the end of 2014

Tetra Pak to close Netherlands factory

By Jenny Eagle

Tetra Pak will close a factory in Moerdijk, The Netherlands, at the end of the year, axing 215 jobs.

Folic acid: Old women and children first!

Folic acid: Old women and children first!

Look at the globe and you’d be hard pressed to find two countries further apart than Ireland and New Zealand. But they stand side-by-side on the folic acid fortification issue – it is not needed.

CFS flies flag for innovation

CFS flies flag for innovation

Equipment manufacturer CFS has come up with a novel way of
exhibiting its new products at the forthcoming IFFA 2004 show.
Instead of bringing all its machinery to Frankfurt, the company
plans to take event-goers to its production...

Gold for gelatine replacer

Gold for gelatine replacer

A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...

Cutbacks at Frisco

Cutbacks at Frisco

Staff cuts and closures are looming at Frico Cheese as the company
sets out to restructure its cheese maturation and packaging
activities. The firm has warned that 192 jobs out of a workforce of
2,140 are likely to be lost.

Unilever chills out

Unilever chills out

Unilever is to target the chilled dairy market in a number of
European countries from September as it pushes aggressively into
sectors with significant growth potential.

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