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Dutch innovators develop biotech alternative to nitrites / Pic: GettyImages-apomares

Vaess develops biotech solution for nitrite-free bacon

By Katy Askew

Dutch food engineers at Vaess have developed an innovative biotech solution that can replace the controversial use of nitrites in meat products like bacon, while maintaining a stable pink appearance.

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Innophos develops new ingredient solution for bacon processing

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Specialty ingredients solution supplier Innophos has introduced Optibalance 200, a specialty blend ingredient created to help bacon processors achieve peak flavor, improve appearance, and produce greater yields of bacon.

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Hormel announces big jump in earnings

By Georgi Gyton

US firm Hormel Foods Corporation achieved record group sales of $2.24bn in its second quarter, up 4%. However, the firm announced that due to "lower anticipated hog supplies" it would be cutting slaughter operations to four days a week at its...

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