Daily Archives: August 6, 2016

Nestle to invest $42.5m to build new plant in Philippines

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Swiss food giant Nestle has announced that it would invest PHP2bn ($42.5m) to build a new manufacturing facility in the Philippines in a bid to meet growing demand for its products. The facility will manufacture protomalt, a key ingredient for its popular Milo drink. Nestle Philippines chairman and CEO Jacques Reber was quoted by philstarGlobal as saying: “The Philippines is… Read more »

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Food Safety Experts Say Raw Cookie Dough Might Not Kill Us After All

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Ah, cookie dough—the irresistible batter of the gods. The one uncooked foodstuff we’ll wantonly risk crippling food poisoning for, as we dive face first into mixing bowls and lick spatulas like ice lollies. The artery-clogging snack to soothe any teenage heartbreak. We know you could kill us but we just can’t resist. And now, according to the UK Advisory Committee on… Read more »

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ADM introduces Confectionery Moulding Starch

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Continuing to expand its starch portfolio, ADM is introducing ADM Confectionery Moulding Starch, a new line of starches that it says will offer high food-grade quality moulding capabilities to confectionery and gummy customers.

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The protein content of French milling wheat remains a major issue for the future

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Fabrice Bourjot, Head of Wheat Development with Moulins Soufflet: There is a direct relationship between yield and protein content in milling wheat. The year of poor weather that we are seeing should thus enable us without too much difficulty to meet our target of a minimum protein content of 11% on wheat bought. This should not make us forget the… Read more »

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