Three workers killed at DSM plant in Italy
DSM has confirmed that three workers were killed at the weekend after an industrial accident at its food and pharmaceutical ingredient plant in southern Italy.
Ohly opens yeast extract plant in China
Ohly has officially opened a new yeast extract plant in Harbin, China, giving it an Asian production arm to complement existing plants in the US and Europe.
The Genius gluten-free fresh bakery brand is now worth more than £10m at retail level, just 15 months after launch, making it one of the most successful launches in the free-from market over the last decade.
New R&D centre for Spanish food company Grupo Siro
Leading Spanish food company Grupo Siro has opened a €6m research and development facility in El Espinar, northern Spain to develop a range of new products including ones suitable for consumers who are intolerant to gluten and for children.
Deal sees Barry Callebaut double existing business with Kraft
Industrial chocolate supplier Barry Callebaut has secured a key, long-term supply contract with Kraft Foods, which will see the Swiss firm invest €51m to expand production capacity in North America, the Ivory Coast, Malaysia and Europe.
SternEnzym and Lallemand team up for distillery ingredients
German ingredient firm SterEnzym has joined forces with a Lallemand group to create a new range of enzyme and yeast combinations targeting sprit manufacturers in the eastern bloc.
Report ranks food ingredient leaders by revenue
Cargill, Südzucker and Tate & Lyle are ranked as the three leading global food ingredient companies, according to a listing based on annual turnover.
Kerry plans expansion in emerging markets
Kerry Group’s strong interim performance has prompted the Irish ingredients and finished product firm to raise its earnings forecast, with more investment planned in emerging regions.
Givaudan to move savoury flavour production to Hungary
Givaudan plans to streamline its savoury flavour manufacturing production in Europe, with a new plant in Hungary designed to take over most of its current production from the UK and Switzerland.
Nestle Nutrition boss resigns
Nestle Nutrition has a new interim VP at the helm, as Richard Laube has left today to pursue new personal opportunities outside the company.
Glanbia raises outlook as nutrition drives recovery
Glanbia has reported a significant recovery in turnover and profits for the first six months of 2010, driven largely by the strong performance of its nutrition and ingredient businesses.
Lactalis gets EU backing in Puleva buy out
Lactalis has secured regulatory approval from the EU to buy Puleva Foods - the dairy arm of Spanish food giant Ebo Puvela.
Danisco appoints new Enablers president
Danisco has appointed a new president to its Enablers division, who is said to bring “broad experience from running sizeable global businesses”.
Olam to build cocoa processing plant in Ivory Coast
Olam International is planning to invest $43.5m to build its first, large greenfield cocoa processing plant in the Ivory Coast as well as additional primary processing and warehouse facilities.
Cognis gains new green certification
Cognis has been recognised for its commitment to sustainable development by Sustainability A to Z, which has certified its ‘Green Carrier Management Tool’.