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Cornelius Nordic will take over distribution of Tereos products destined for the Danish andf Swdeish markets. © iStock

Tereos & Cornelius Nordic ink Scandinavian partnership

By Niamh Michail

Cornelius Nordic has secured distribution rights for Tereos in a Scandinavian partnership that will target the Danish and Swedish markets for ingredients such as starches, glucose syrups and polyols.

Will the tax encourage companies to reformulate? Pic: iStock

UK sugar tax: The big questions

By Rachel Arthur

The UK has announced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. But how hard will it hit the industry? How effective will the tax be at tackling childhood obesity? And could the tax be extended to other food categories? We take a look at the big questions surrounding...

Mars claims solid plant fat holds the key to caramel water migration issues

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Watertight idea? Mars files patent for multi-texture caramel

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Mars has filed a patent for ‘multi-texture’ caramel products, using a method that prevents moisture migration from caramel to crispy components without the need for a fat-based moisture barrier.

Expanding the role of enzymes ‘to get more out of less’

Expanding the role of enzymes ‘to get more out of less’

By Caroline SCOTT-THOMAS

Enzymes were traditionally used to make foods cheaper and faster, but the role of enzymes is expanding, to also help make foods more sustainable and to add consumer benefits, according to director of DSM’s business unit enzymes solutions Lars Asferg.

The elderly in particular may benefit from plant-based protein

Dispatch from HIE

Ageing Europeans should change protein consumption habits: Solae

By Caroline Scott-Thomas in Frankfurt

Europe's population is getting older, bringing a range of nutrition-related health concerns to the fore, including how to maintain muscle mass as we age - an issue thought to be closely related to protein consumption.

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