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As the worst effects of the worldwide economic downturn have passed, there are signs that the global food additives market is returning to growth.
Nestlé Waters UK has announced that it has achieved independently verified zero waste to landfill at both its factory in Derbyshire and head office in Hertfordshire.
The Federation Council in Russia is set to amend the Civil Code to grant equal rights to manufacturers who wish to use product images on their packaging.
The global alcohol ingredients market, which covers flavours, colours and other ingredients for beers, spirits and wines, is expected to see steady growth despite the dominance of a few companies.
DSM, the global life sciences and materials sciences company, has published a Global Insight paper, stating that the appeal of yoghurt is on the rise globally.
The June 2014 issue of Food and Drink Technology is available to read online for logged-in subscribers.
Product Focus: Fruit and vegetables Ingredients: Emulsifiers and stabilisers Packaging: Plastics and films Processing: Lubricants and machinery maintenance; Health, safety and hygiene