Emulsifiers, stabilizers, hydrocolloids

Volume sales lifts Degussa 1H

Volume sales lifts Degussa 1H

Building on a stronger start to the year, Germany's third largest
chemicals group reports continued growth into the second quarter
with an increase in demand pushing up sales and earnings for the
period but the firm warned that...

CP Kelco slice up for sale

CP Kelco slice up for sale

Number one global xanthan gum supplier CP Kelco is on the auction
block as majority stakeholder merchant bank Lehman Brothers opts to
sell its slice in the leading hydrocolloid company, reports
Lindsey Partos.

Pectins expansion for Danisco

Pectins expansion for Danisco

In response to an increasing worldwide demand for pectin, Danish
ingredients company Danisco is to expand its Czech production
capacity by 40 per cent to accommodate an expected growth rate of
5-6 per cent on the world market.

PURAC absorbs AVEBE subsidiary

PURAC absorbs AVEBE subsidiary

Dutch food ingredients and confectionery multinational CSM
continues its strategy to expand worldwide activities in the food
and pharmaceutical markets with the recent announcement that it has
completed the acquisition of the gluconic...

Europe's food industry steady

Europe's food industry steady

In the wake of terrorist attacks in the US on September 11, 2001
Europe's manufacturing industries have taken a knock but figures
released this week reveal that the food industry is managing the
course, registering a 'light...

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Pectin's "a-peeling" future

Pectin's "a-peeling" future

Familiar, plant-based, highly functional… today's pectin ticks off a lot of boxes for consumers and product developers alike. Learn how this humble...

Sustainable sweetness

Sustainable sweetness

According to proprietary Cargill research, more than half of consumers indicate they are more likely to purchase a product if it includes a sustainability...

Leading the way to less sugar

Leading the way to less sugar

Meeting consumer expectations for less sugar isn't always easy – due to its many functions and complex attitudes toward alternative sweeteners.