Daily Archives: October 4, 2014

Barry Callebaut showcases reformulation solutions: I Feel Good!

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In times when new flavors, new trends and new health requirements sway the market, Barry Callebaut is stepping to the plate with its reformulation solutions. Marijke De Brouwer, Innovation manager for Barry Callebaut, shared her insights and expertise on reformulation at today’s Kennedy’s Confection World Chocolate Forum in London. Barry Callebaut has been continuously reformulating chocolate that everybody can enjoy… Read more »

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Global cocoa sector to convene in Copenhagen for sustainability discussions

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Join global leaders for a 2-day meeting to explore the status of sustainability in the chocolate and cocoa sector. The meeting, hosted by the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF), will feature prominent speakers from the chocolate and cocoa sector, including government, civil society, public and private sector representatives. WHAT:    The World Cocoa Foundation 26th Partnership Meeting & Cocoa Sustainability Trade Fair… Read more »

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Japan, South Korea can stop GMO testing -wheat group official

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Japan and South Korea are continuing to test the U.S. wheat they buy to make sure the grain is not contaminated with an experimental version developed by Monsanto Co, but could soon stop the practice, the head of a U.S. wheat association said on Thursday.

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China launches media campaign to back genetically modified cropsChina launches media campaign to back genetically modified crops

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China’s government has kicked off a media campaign in support of genetically modified crops, as it battles a wave of negative publicity over a technology it hopes will play a major role in boosting its food security.

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Cooking Up Success in the U.S. Bakery Sector

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In the United States, the bakery category may be struggling as today’s health trends push down per capita wheat flour consumption and slow year-over-year growth of retail baked goods. Still, according to Rabobank’s new report, “Breaking Bread,” there is a recipe for success in the U.S. bakery sector. Sifting through this space, Rabobank sees four rising opportunities: 1. Industrial artisanal?… Read more »

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