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Supplier Innovations and News PureCircle reduces carbon footprint of product line by 15% Chicago-based PureCircle said it has reduced the carbon footprint of its products by 15% since last year and is now a quarter of the way to its 2020 carbon footprint intensity goal. "This is the third carbon footprint we've completed across our supply chain from farming to extraction and purification," said Ajay Chandran, director of corporate sustainability. "The footprint reduction shows the rapid progress we're making toward attaining our 2020 goals of carbon intensity reduction of 20%." The company has been able to achieve the reduction by continuing non-carbon intensive farming and processing practices, optimizing production scale and developing innovative products. Visit: FMC separates into two public companies FMC Corp., Philadelphia, plans to separate into two public companies, "New FMC," which will be comprised of FMC's Agricultural Solutions and Health and Nutrition segments and "FMC Minerals," which will be comprised of FMC's current Minerals segment. The company expects to complete the separation in early 2015, and each company is expected to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange. New FMC will be led by Pierre Brondeau, president, chief executive officer and chairman, and Paul Graves will be the executive vice-president and chief financial officer. Mark Douglas, president of Agricultural Solutions, and Mike Smith, vice-president and global business director of Health and Nutrition, will continue in their current roles. Visit: It's Fresh! announces sustainability goal DSM conference set for nutrition/health entrepreneurs Parsippany, N.J.-based DSM will hold its Innovation Conference June 25-26. Startup and young company attendees have been selected to attend and will have an opportunity to participate in a half-day Learning Academy. The Learning Academy 108 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® of 10 million lbs of fruit from the waste-stream by 2015 as a result of its technology. According to the company, it helps by extending the quality of fruit one to three days during the "last mile" where most of the waste occurs. It's Fresh! is a paper-thin, food grade sheet developed to trap ethylene, the natural ripening hormone that contributes to premature spoilage. It has been proven to extend the shelf life of berries, stone fruit, tomatoes, avocados and other fruit. will feature presentations by five senior DSM executives representing all major phases of nutritional product development: innovation; research and development; regulatory affairs; sales and marketing; and venturing. The executives will provide insights about the company's approach and criteria when collaborating with entrepreneurs to develop new products for the global human nutrition market. Visit: Eden Prairie, Minn.-based It's Fresh! announced a new sustainability goal, the diversion Visit: June 17, 2014

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Food Business News - June 17, 2014
Tyson building a prepared foods powerhouse
Sodium reduction: Aiming at the target
Mid-year markets spotlight
Web Contents
Editorial - Preventing food fraud must be a priority
Peanut butter innovaton propels Smucker
Pinnacle opens pilot plant at Rutgers
Consumer interest in protein remains high
Trashing trillions of calories
Health science at the center of Nestle’s strategy
Nestle sees emerging markets as an e-commerce opportunity
McDonald’s U.S. sales still slipping
Innovation popping at Diamond Foods
Emerging natural and organic food and beverage trends
B&G Foods goes clubbing
C-suite focus shifting toward greater effi ciencies
Krispy Kreme looks to create buzz with licensed coff ee
Private label, sustainability shaping Hain Celestial’s strategy
Quality Egg executives plead guilty to selling adulterated products
Redefining food allergens
Have your cake and quinoa, too
Three snack makers to watch
Flavor mining
Ancient grains for modern trends
Ancient grains in America
All systems go on sustainability strategies
Targeting sodium reduction
General Mills launches Cheerios Protein
Wonka introduces Peel-a-Pops
Ready Pac expands on-the-go meals
Pacifi c Foods adds to hummus offerings
Big chicken fi llet sandwiches debut
Breyers off ers gluten-free ice cream
oCrunch and Kellogg’s partner to create cereal bowl
Stoneridge Orchards launches new dried whole fruit products
GoOrganic debuts fruit chews
popchips rolls out veggie chip line
On the Border debuts smart menu selections
Annie’s announces snack and mini meal kits
Gold’n Plump upgrades frozen chicken patties
Ingredient Market Trends - U.S.D.A. raises U.S. and world wheat ending stocks forecasts
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - June 17, 2014