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Sensient develops palm-free colors

By Maggie Hennessy

Amid increased environmental concerns over palm oil production, Sensient Colors has developed palm-free natural colors to expand on its existing natural colors portfolio. 

Danone Canada to expand Oikos Greek yogurt capacity

Danone Canada to expand Oikos Greek yogurt capacity

By Mark ASTLEY

Danone in Canada has announced plans for a CAD$40m (US$39m, €29m) expansion of its Greek yogurt manufacturing capabilities – an investment designed to meet growing demand for its Oikos yogurt range from Quebec-based consumers.

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

WhiteWave seeks to patent ‘light milk’

By Maggie Hennessy

WhiteWave Services Inc. has filed a patent application for ‘light milk,’ a lower-calorie alternative to skim milk without a watered-down flavor and mouthfeel.

The snacks, breads/cereals/grains and frozen/refrigerated prepared foods gluten-free categories led 2012 sales, totaling $335 million.

Canada’s gluten-free market surges: Packaged Facts

By Maggie Hennessy

Riding the wave of continued strong consumer demand for gluten-free food options, Canada’s gluten-free market reached $458.9 million in 2012, according to a recent report from Packaged Facts entitled 'Gluten-Free Foods in Canada'.

Stevia First is working on methods of high yield, mechanized production of stevia in California.

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Stevia First bets on US-based production, technical innovation

By Hank Schultz

Stevia First, an early stage company based in Yuba City, CA, has built its business model on bringing stevia production onshore in the US.  Supply chain transparency and technical innovation are the two pillars on which the company is built, said CEO...

Dairy Farmers of America acquires Dairy Maid

Dairy Farmers of America acquires Dairy Maid

By Maggie Hennessy

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), the nation’s largest dairy farmer-owned milk marketing cooperative, has purchased milk, juice and fruit drink processor Dairy Maid Dairy.

Producing natural yogurt that's free of preservatives 'adds a layer of complexity to the production process,' says a Chobani spokesperson of pulling bloated yogurt cups from store shelves

Chobani pulls yogurt cups from store shelves

By Maggie Hennessy

Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani has asked grocery retailers to pull selected yogurt cups from shelves after quality concerns surfaced over certain cups experiencing swelling or bloating.

Startup debuts shelf stable meat replacement free of soy and gluten

Startup debuts shelf stable meat replacement free of soy and gluten

By Hank Schultz

A new entrant is set to stir up the long stagnant shelf stable meat replacement market. Neat Foods, a Lancaster, PA-based startup, will debut its line of vegan, gluten- and soy-free, non GMO meat replacements at the upcoming Expo East trade show in New...

Fair trade, flavor keys to Garden of Life's new protein products

Fair trade, flavor keys to Garden of Life's new protein products

By Hank Schultz

When Garden of Life looked at extending its protein and meal replacement lines with coffee and yerba mate flavors, the company was looking for partners that were the right fit both in terms of ingredient quality and service but also in terms of outlook,...

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