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Boost for global cocoa brand

Cargill’s cocoa and chocolate business is revitalising its global Gerkens Cacao brand, highlighting its premium nature and key benefits for confectionery customers. “We found from research amongst our customers that Gerkens is a much-loved and well-known brand that is already closely associated with its Dutch heritage, but which needed refreshing,” says Philippe Huet, Cargill managing […]

Unique business potential

Dubai’s Food and Beverage Manufacturing Business Group (FBMG), a non-profit industry body for food and beverage manufacturers based in the Emirate, has praised the inaugural Gulfood Manufacturing – running 9-11 November at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) – for its ‘unique business potential’. With more than 1,000 global food manufacturers, suppliers and service providers due to […]

Skills programme for farmers

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Cargill are investing US $2.5m to strengthen and expand the Cargill Coop Academy in Ivory Coast to provide greater access to advanced business skills training for over 300 cocoa co-operative leaders. The Cargill Coop Academy, established in 2013, was the first of its kind in the cocoa sector and […]

Specialty ingredients investment

Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to diversified industries, has announced that it plans to invest about $100m to increase its manufacturing capacity for specialty ingredients. The planned expansion is driven by the growing demand for the company’s higher-valued ingredients. The capital investments are expected to be made over the next several years […]

Environmental goals report

Danish-based food ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard has released its 2013 CSR report, detailing a list of CSR goals and initiatives. The 48-page 2013 CSR Report outlines the latest steps in four key areas (energy and environment, employees, corporate governance and products) where the company is making significant efforts to address its impact on the environment. Palsgaard […]

Clean label nutrition

Sports and fitness have rarely had a higher profile in the UK, following the financial and cultural success of the London Olympics, Le Tour Grand Depart and, most recently, the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The sports nutrition sector has undoubtedly benefited from renewed consumer interest in sporting competition and Ulrick & Short Ltd, British-owned clean […]

Speciality fibre business grows

Tate & Lyle PLC has welcomed local dignitaries, customers, employees and other guests to a ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new polydextrose dietary fibre manufacturing facility in Nantong, Jiangsu Province, China. On 13 March 2014, Tate & Lyle announced it had signed an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Winway Biotechnology […]

Strategic sustainability partnership

Unilever and Solidaridad have announced a new strategic partnership to improve the lives of one million people in Unilever’s extended supply chains. The agreement was signed at Unilever’s annual Partner to Win Supplier Summit in London. The partnership will be focused on promoting gender equity, improving agricultural and labour practices as well as supporting young […]

Chocolate business acquisition

Cargill has agreed to purchase Archer Daniels Midland Company’s (NYSE: ADM) global chocolate business for $440 million. The acquisition is an excellent fit with Cargill’s existing chocolate business and brings together two organisations with strong talent, broad customer bases and extensive research and development capabilities. “This acquisition is a major milestone in Cargill’s chocolate growth strategy and […]

Chocolate director appointed

Cargill’s Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Asia cocoa and chocolate business has appointed Inge Demeyere as its new managing director, chocolate. Demeyere began her career working in the vegetable oils sector and joined Cargill from Vandemoortele in 1998 as a purchasing manager. Following a range of roles in Cargill’s European refined oils business, […]

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Mini real fruit pieces

Taura Natural Ingredients has introduced Mini’s – an innovative range of extremely small real fruit pieces developed to enable food manufacturers to add the benefits of real fruit to applications where it has not before been possible. Demand is increasing across Asia-Pacific markets for very small real fruit pieces that are suitable for use in […]

Expanding operations in Asia

Packaging and processing solutions provider, tna, has expanded its operation in Asia with a new office in Bangkok, Thailand, as part of its global expansion strategy. The Bangkok office will host tna sales, project management and service teams and will enable the company to better serve its is customers across Asia. Paul Webster will be […]

Sourcing palm oil

Mondelēz has announced that it will revise plans on how it sources palm oil in a bid to address deforestation. Greenpeace forest campaigner, Annisa Rahmawati, responded: “With Greenpeace and its supporters having already moved consumer giants like P&G to begin cleaning their supply chains, the momentum for clean palm oil is undeniable. But while Mondelēz’s […]