International Flavors & Fragrances’ $7.1bn (£5.26bn) takeover of Frutarom was announced in May

Frutarom takeover gets the all-clear

By Noli Dinkovski

The acquisition of Frutarom by fellow flavours giant International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) has moved a step closer after receiving clearance from all relevant authorities around the world.

What does the future hold for novel foods?

Back to the future

By Lorraine Mullaney

Sometimes we have to go back to move forward. This is particularly true for novel ingredients and health claims, says Lorraine Mullaney.

Enter the matrix

Enter the matrix

By Lorraine Mullaney

National Starch's former European marketing manager Laura Goodbrand described the challenge of producing clean-label food as a "matrix". "You can't simply pull one ingredient and put another one in," she says. "Each...

Healthy gets tasty

Healthy gets tasty

By Rick Pendrous

The Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) show, which takes place over three days in Paris from November 28, will provide the launch pad for a number of 'healthy' new ingredients. Rick Pendrous samples what's on offer


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