European Bioplastics (EUBP), the association representing the bioplastics industry in Europe, welcomes the positive outcome of the European Parliament’s plenary vote on the waste legislation proposal concerning the EU Circular Economy Package.
Symrise AG exceeded its targets for the fiscal year 2016. The Company benefited from strong demand across all segments and regions, increasing its sales by 12% (local currency: 1 %) to € 2.903 bn (2015: € 2.602 bn).
At the trade fair Vitafoods Europe in May in Geneva/Switzerland, Taiyo will present new additions to its Sunfiber portfolio, an all-natural, soluble dietary fiber that can now also be used as a sweetener.
The “Cocoa-Chain” project “Quality improved Cocoa and Cocoa-based Products with Flavour Profiles on Demand – From Farm to Chocolate Bar” is researching flavour in Germany and Peru. Geisenheim University’s Dr. Christian von Wallbrunn, a scientist at the Institute for Microbiology and Biochemistry, is investigating the microbiological characterisation of cocoa fermentation and the development of a fermentation starter for testing.
More and more consumers are turning to healthy, low-sugar diets, so many food product manufacturers are searching for possibilities to reduce the sugar content in their products. To accommodate this trend the Hamburg-based ingredients specialist Bolasco has joined with its brand partner Ocean Spray to introduce low-sugar dried cranberries onto the market.