Cargill has said it intends to create a new sweeteners and starches joint venture in Saudi Arabia with agri-business firm Arasco, saying it will give the company a foothold in the fast-growing Middle East and North African market.
French flavour firm Mane has entered into a joint venture in Jeddah to tap the growth potential of Middle Eastern food manufacturers – said to the first global flavour company to set up shop in Saudi Arabia.
A year on from the formation of Oenobrands, a joint venture between DSM and Anchor Yeast, we went down to their offices in Montpellier, France, to find out about its first crop of wine yeasts and enzymes.
The melamine milk crisis throws up some serious questions that foreign food firms must ask before they hop aboard a joint venture to take them into China. What food safety features is it fitted with? And are they robust enough to be life-savers if disaster...
Grim economic outlook has not put a halt on mergers, acquisitions
and investments in the ingredients sector in the last month, as a
number of new deals have been announced, received approval, or been
finalised - on both sides of the...
Distributors Barentz Europe and Ernst Sander are officially
launching their joint venture, called Barentz-Sander, this week,
with an eye to bringing a bigger portfolio of ingredients to the
tricky Swiss market.
US agri-giant Cargill is set to expand its gum manufacturing
capabilities in China. Working with its joint venture partner
Shandong Huanghelong Group, the company has announced a significant
capacity increase at its Zibo production...
Freshly formed Bunge-Dupont soy ingredient joint venture, The Solae
Company, is to plunge into flavors and to work on the taste of soy
protein through a new collaboration with flavor scientists at the