The Ferrero Hazelnut Company is launching the ‘Ferrero Hazelnut Award Contest’ in a bid to support and improve research and innovation in the hazelnut world.
Archer Daniels Midland Company has reached an agreement to purchase Meiweiyuan Biotechnology, a privately held sweetener manufacturer near the city of Wuhan, in the central Chinese province of Hubei.
BFP Wholesale Limited (BFP), a UK-based wholesaler of bakery ingredients, has appointed Bill Thurston as chief executive. The new appointment follows BFP’s acquisition by David Burresi and Sebastian Sipp, co-founders of ZIMT Partners, in July 2014.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is working on voluntary guidelines aimed at further enhancing the existing standard’s requirements on issues such as deforestation, peatland development and indigenous people’s rights.
The May 2015 issue of Confectionery Production is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.
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