News On Ingredients
FAO Food Price Index drops in August, reversing the slight rebound of the previous month
September 13, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 121.4 points in August 2023, down 2.6 points (2.1 percent) from July, reversing the rebound registered last month and pushing the index as much as 38.3 points (24.0 percent) below its peak reached in March 2022.
'DUG potato drink' challenges milk around the world with partnerships in China, Germany, Italy, Japan, and Poland
September 12, 2023Veg of Lund continued its international expansion plans and launched the DUG brand plant-based milk in Germany, Poland, Japan, and Italy.
FAO Food Price Index rebounds slightly in July
August 07, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 123.9 points in July 2023, up 1.5 points (1.3 percent) from June but remaining 16.6 points (11.8 percent) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
Potato deliveries to Walkers Leicester Chips factory entirely powered by used cooking oil
July 27, 2023In the United Kingdom, PepsiCo has scaled the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) – used cooking oil - across their supply chain in a move set to save 2,650 tonnes in GHG emissions annually.
FAO Food Price Index continues to fall
July 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 122.3 points in June 2023, down 1.7 points (1.4 percent) from May, continuing the downward trend and averaging as much as 37.4 points (23.4 percent) below the peak it reached in March 2022.
Brenntag Specialties announces strategic partnership with potato starch manufacturer Royal Avebe, significantly enhancing supply partnerships in nutrition
June 30, 2023Brenntag, the global market leader in chemicals and ingredients distribution, just announced a partnership with Coöperatie Koninklijke Avebe U.A. ("Royal Avebe").
Royal Avebe appoints Klaas Hidde Kuipers as its new Chief Operations Officer
June 18, 2023Klaas Hidde Kuipers will start at Royal Avebe on August 21, 2023 as Chief Operations Officer (COO). He succeeds Mark Tettelaar, who will leave Avebe on August 31.
The FAO Food Price Index back to its downward trend in May
June 08, 2023The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 124.3 points in May 2023, down 3.4 points (2.6 percent) from April and as much as 35.4 points (22.1 percent) from the all-time high it reached in March 2022.
US Potato Prices Expected to Ease but Stay Elevated according to Rabobank Report
June 06, 2023The Rabobank report on the US Potato Industry anticipates good prices for the remainder of the 2022/23 marketing year, particularly as the year comes to an end before the new crop harvest begins.
AGRANA expands production capacity for technical starches and invests EUR 23 million at Gmünd site
May 22, 2023This year, the fruit, starch and sugar group AGRANA is starting with the construction of an additional drum drying plant at the site of its potato starch mill in Gmünd (Waldviertel District of Lower Austria).