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Robertet targets UK growth with acquisition

By Oliver Morrison

The France-based flavour and fragrance company has announced the acquisition of Omega Ingredients, which makes provenance driven, natural flavours and ingredients for the food and beverage industry.

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Co-op scraps use-by dates on own-brand yogurts

By Jim Cornall

UK retailer Co-op is getting rid of use-by dates from all of its own-brand yogurts in a bid to reduce food waste and combat the 42,000 tonnes – £100m ($127.6m) worth – of edible yogurt thrown away by UK householders each year, due to guidance printed...

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Vaess develops biotech solution for nitrite-free bacon

By Katy Askew

Dutch food engineers at Vaess have developed an innovative biotech solution that can replace the controversial use of nitrites in meat products like bacon, while maintaining a stable pink appearance.

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Calls for greater support for ‘unmet needs’ of agrifood SMEs

By Oliver Morrison

Agrifood SMEs are crucial to the development of much-needed innovation in the food system but encounter limited access to scale up facilities and technological proficiency, reveals a new report from EIT Food, the food arm of the EU-funded European Institute...

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World food commodity prices make 'significant leap'

By Michelle Perrett

World food commodity prices made a “significant leap” in March to reach their highest levels ever as the war in Ukraine spread shocks through markets for staple grains and vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)...

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