All news articles for March 2018

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EU approves €54bn Bayer-Monsanto deal

By Will Chu

The European Commission has approved Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto, with the German pesticides supplier committed to selling off certain parts of its business as part of the agreement.

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SPECIAL EDITION: ORGANIC AND NON-GMO

Can organic food capitalise on flagging confidence in the food industry?

By David Burrows

Since the horsemeat scandal of 2013 there has been a steady stream of food scares and scandals, which has played neatly into the hands of organic food. Sales were up more than 11% in Europe at the last count, but is the sector making the most of growing...

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SGS installs second Sciex TQMS

By Joseph James Whitworth

SGS has installed a second Sciex 6500+ Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer at its Brookings South Dakota laboratory.

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Coding salty snacks: the challenges

Salty snacks market to reach $63bn by 2023

By James Wolff

'From the ubiquitous potato chip, to nuts, popcorn, pretzels and jerky, the salty snacks market is one of the most dynamic in the global snack food category,' says James Wolff, global marketing manager, Videojet Technologies.

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