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FrieslandCampina Ingredients opens a new São Paulo office

By Stephen Daniells

Dairy giant FrieslandCampina Ingredients is aiming to capitalize more effectively on the growing demand for high-quality ingredients in Latin America with its new new sales office in São Paulo, Brazil.

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News in brief

Colombia approves non-GMO Reb D stevia from Sweegen-Ingredion

By Stephen Daniells

The Colombian Secretary of State for Agriculture and Procurement (SEAB) has approved non-GMO Reb D sweetener derived from the stevia leaf for use as a tabletop sweetener and added to food and beverages.

Enhancing cacao production through regenerative agriculture

Regenerative Agriculture, Part III

Enhancing cacao production through regenerative agriculture

By Simon Pitman

Regenerative farming is said to enhance crops and make the most of limited land resources while reducing the use of chemicals. In the third part of this series we look at how this translates into cacao production, and other crops.

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Layn has high hopes for monk fruit for sugar reduction across LATAM

By Stephen Daniells

As consumers across LATAM increasingly seek out low- or no-sugar alternatives to their favorite food and beverages, Layn is excited by the potential of the region and expects to introduce new sweeteners as and when regulatory approval is attained.