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Ingredient giants DSM and Kemin have debuted forms of lutein and zeaxanthin for use in tablets and soft gels via their partnership on the eye health carotenoids.
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The European Union (EU) will make a decision on whether to ban fish imports from Thailand by December, while the EU gave out ‘yellow cards’ for illegal fishing to Comoros and Taiwan.
Mars Incorporated has opened a pre-competitive research and training facility in China to address food safety.
Quorn Foods has been sold to Filipino branded consumer goods company Monde Nissin for £550M, ending months of speculation.
Nestlé Pakistan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore.
Evonik has revealed it is planning further expansion at its methionine production site in Singapore.