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Sales capabilities expand in Japan

Tate & Lyle is set to expand its direct sales capabilities in Japan with a new office in Tokyo. “Japan’s food and beverage companies are highly innovative, so they expect nothing less than world-class experts to help them create new products,” says Joan Braca, senior vice president and general manager, Asia-Pacific. “Tate & Lyle has […]

Going organic

Rafal Taciak, commercial director for cocoa and Christina Franken, marketing communication, Tradin Organic, discuss the challenges of meeting a growing demand for organic cocoa.

Stevia distribution agreement

GWI, a raw ingredient distributor from California, has been selected to distribute and sell Chenguang Biotech’s Stevia products in North America. “We have been looking for a partner in North America for many years on a variety of our herbal products”, says Mr. Qingguo Lu, President of Chenguang Biotech. “With GWI’s customer service, their reputation, […]

Confectionery operation expands

Yusen Logistics (YL) in the UK has confirmed further expansion of its operations in food and confectionery. Building on relationships with leading food manufacturers and grocery multiples, YL is providing solutions throughout the grocery supply chain from raw materials through to finished products. With ocean, air and contract logistics services, YL is adding value to […]

Trade mission to Thailand

Senior executives from Taura Natural Ingredients have accompanied New Zealand’s Prime Minister, John Key, on a high profile trade mission to Thailand. Based in Mount Maunganui, Taura is one of the world’s leading suppliers of real fruit products. It is among 23 New Zealand companies chosen to participate in the Prime Ministerial visit, organised to […]

Natural colouring line grows

LycoRed, Israel, has announced an expansion in production capacity for its natural beta-carotene colouring line in response to growing demand from food and beverage companies in the US, West Europe and Asia-Pacific. The expansion of the natural beta-carotene colouring line will take place at LycoRed’s facility in the Ukraine, where B. Trispora biomass is produced. […]

Good taste

Jonathan Thomas, principal market analyst at Leatherhead Food Research, discusses the role of flavours in confectionery and snacks.

Using real fruit in dry products

Taura Natural Ingredients has created a free white paper for food manufacturers addressing the challenges associated with incorporating real fruit into long shelf life dry products such as biscuits, cakes, breakfast cereals and snack bars. Entitled ‘Extending the shelf life of products containing fruit’, the paper offers comprehensive advice on how Taura’s URC fruit ingredients […]

Going nuts

Graham Kingston, commercial director of inclusions and toppings specialist Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe), charts the progress of the inclusions market.

New joint cocoa processing facility

Barry Callebaut, manufacturer of cocoa and chocolate products, is celebrating the inauguration of its new, joint cocoa processing facility in Makassar. For this, Barry Callebaut created a joint venture with P.T. Comextra Majora, a diversified soft commodities trader and exporter of cocoa from Indonesia as well as a long-standing business partner of Barry Callebaut, as […]

New factory for emulsifier

Danish emulsifier specialist Palsgaard’s new factory is open and ready for business. The facility is able to produce various single emulsifiers as well as a variety of emulsifiers and stabilizer blends and has a capacity of 20,000 MT per year. The official opening ceremony took place on 20 August and was attended by the Danish […]

Focus on sustainability

Semi-solid at room temperature, palm oil and palm kernel oil are among the world’s most versatile raw materials.

Sweetener wins award

Natural, calorie-free sweetener Tasteva Stevia Sweetener has been awarded the Ringier Technology Innovation Award in the Food & Beverage Industry (Flavourings) at the 15th Asian Food Ingredients China Exhibition held in late June in Shanghai. Tasteva Stevia Sweetener, is described as a versatile, clean tasting sweetener that is easy to formulate with. It has shown […]

Coatings specialist changes hands

The Riverside Company has sold Capol to Freudenberg Chemical Specialties, a Business Group of Freudenberg Group of Weinheim, Germany. Based in Elmshorn, Germany, Capol develops and manufactures polishing, anti-sticking and release agents used in the confectionery, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries. Capol boasts more than 250 trademarked products, sells in more than 60 countries, and its […]