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TruFood's acquisition of Simply Natural will expand its footprint in the nutrition bars segment. Pic: GettyImages/AntonioGuillem

TruFood grows BFY snack footprint with Simply Natural acquisition

By Gill Hyslop

Baked goods and snack food contract producer TruFood Manufacturing has acquired Simply Natural Foods, which will help leverage its footprint in the better-for-you (BFY) snacking segment and serve a larger customer base with a broader range of offerings.

Bakery producers have a great opportunity to fortify their goods. Pic: GettyImages/Say-Cheese

Guest article

Concerns about health create opportunities for fortified bakery products

By Gill Hyslop

With fears of a second wave of the virus mounting, consumers are looking to make improvements to their diets to maximise their health and reduce vulnerability to illness, opening opportunities for bakery producer, writes Mike Hughes, head of Research...

Puratos has ramped up its presence in Africa. Pic: GettyImages/Ridofranz

Puratos boosts food security in Africa with expanded presence

By Gill Hyslop

The global ingredients specialist has opened subsidiaries in Kenya, Ivory Coast, Ethiopia and Nigeria to cement customer relationships and localise production using indigenous raw materials, which will lessen the continent’s reliance on food imports and...

The Creative Studio is a state-of-the-art facility, located adjacent to the Bunge Turkey office. Pic: Bunge Loders Croklaan

Bunge Loders Croklaan to open Creative Studio in Turkey

By Gill Hyslop

The sustainable plant-based edible oils and fats specialist will inaugurate its first Creative Studio in Istanbul in Q3, a dedicated workspace designed to accelerate customer innovation in the growing Middle East/North African markets, while adhering...

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