All news articles for January 2018

Mattson unveils 10 macro trends driving food and beverage innovation

Mattson unveils 10 macro trends driving food and beverage innovation

By Elaine Watson

From cannabis cuisine - Jeff Sessions’ recent interventions notwithstanding - to ‘intrinsic nutrition' (a renewed focus on nutrient-dense foods naturally rich in healthy fats, protein, fiber, and other nutrients), here are 10 macro trends to watch...

Rhodiola rosea is one of nine well-researched adaptogens. Image © iStock / Maasik

Confusion abounds for adaptogens, says expert

By Stephen Daniells

Industry and consumer interest in adaptogens is on the rise, but the list of actual adaptogens may be a lot smaller than many think, says a leading expert.

The expansion includes roughly 1,000 more northeast retail locations that will stock a2 milk products.

a2 Milk Company expands to the US Northeast

By Mary Ellen Shoup

New Zealand’s a2 Milk Company is expanding its US business to the Northeast region, a market that accounts for roughly 20% of total US milk volume, a category that is beginning to see some growth in sales after years of declines.

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Cargill suspends business with Guatemalan palm oil supplier

By Stephen Daniells

Agri-giant Cargill has announced it has suspended sourcing palm oil from Reforestadora de Palmas del Petén, S.A (REPSA) after the Guatemalan supplier failed to meet Cargill’s sustainable palm oil policy.

From left, Edmund Ayres, Country Manager Chile, Peru & Bolivia; Mark Pollard, SrVP, Global Films SBU & Americas Region; and Andreu Gombau, Director, Sales, South America, cut the ribbon to officially open UPM Raflatac's new terminal in Santiago, Chile.   Image: UPM Raflatac

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UPM Raflatac opens new terminal in Santiago, Chile

By Stephen Daniells

UPM Raflatac, a leading supplier of pressure sensitive labeling solutions, has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago to expand its customer reach Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay and Peru.

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