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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 […]

Packaging firm set to expand

Bosch Packaging Technology is aiming to expand its position in the packaging technology market globally by 2020, and in particular in Africa and Asia. The company also intends to spur further growth by venturing into new fields of business. “We expect to see fundamental change in the market for packaging machinery. We not only want […]

Sustainable cocoa farming in Indonesia

Cargill’s Cocoa and Chocolate business has teamed up with international development agency Swisscontact and the Soppeng Regency Government to implement the Cargill Cocoa Promise in the Soppeng Regency of South Sulawesi Province, Indonesia. The Cargill Cocoa Promise demonstrates the firm’s commitment to developing a sustainable cocoa supply chain by improving the lives of cocoa farmers […]

Non-GMO lecithin production expands

Archer Daniels Midland Company is set to expand its production capacity of non-genetically modified lecithin. The firm will expand capacity at its soybean processing facility in Latur, India, and adding new rapeseed processing capabilities to its facility in Hamburg, Germany. Lecithin is an emulsifier that is used in a wide variety of food processing applications […]

Sustainable cocoa production

Cargill has presented the first Cocoa Technology Transfer Centre in Ba Ria Vung Tau, Vietnam, to the Xa Bang Cocoa Co-op and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the province. The centre, supported by Cargill, cost US $60,000 to build and will serve as a cocoa training campus for around 2,000 farmers in […]

Cocoa demand rises

North American cocoa grindings rose for the sixth straight quarter with the smallest increase in nearly a year and a half after the 2013 figure was revised upward, according to data from the NCA, Reuters has reported.

Danish companies in Asia

Palsgaard, a Danish producer of dairy, confectionery and bakery ingredients, received a visit from Danish Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Mr Dan Jørgensen, during a recent visit to Malaysia. On 7 April, a Danish trade delegation headed by Mr Jørgensen visited Palsgaard’s newly inaugurated emulsifier factory in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. The aim was to […]