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US: Dean Foods rebuffs "illegal additive" charges

24 Feb 2011

US dairy group Dean Foods has played down allegations that its new organic Horizon fat-free milk contains an additive that has not been approved for use in organic products.

NETHERLANDS: DSM profit jumps 50%

23 Feb 2011

Dutch ingredients group DSM has posted a 50% jump full-year profits, which were boosted by a strong performance at the group's nutrition business.

US: Dean Foods' organic arm Horizon unveils fat-free milk

23 Feb 2011

US-based organic dairy producer Horizon has added a fat-free line to its range of organic milk fortified with DHA Omega-3.

Quote, unquote: just-food's week in words

23 Dec 2010

Here is the best of who said what this week on just-food.

Editor's choice: the highlights on just-food this week

23 Dec 2010

The week kicked-off with the news that the purchase of French cheese maker Entremont Alliance by dairy co-operative Sodiaal had been approved.

In the spotlight - DSM's Martek buy a "strategic fit"

22 Dec 2010

DSM shares climbed yesterday (21 December), on news that the Dutch food ingredients group had struck a deal to buy US-based Martek Biosciences.

UPDATE: NETHERLANDS/US: DSM plans global baby-food push for Martek

21 Dec 2010

DSM, which has agreed to buy Martek Biosciences in a US$1.1bn deal, plans to expand the US firm's "strong position" in infant formula worldwide, the Dutch food ingredients group's chief executive said today (21 December).

NETHERLANDS/US: DSM strikes US$1.1bn deal to buy Martek

21 Dec 2010

Dutch food ingredients group DSM has struck a deal to buy US-based Martek Biosciences in an all-cash transaction worth US$1.09bn.

US: Martek boss hails Q4 results despite loss

9 Dec 2010

The chief executive of Martek Biosciences has hailed the food-ingredient group's fourth-quarter results, which included rising sales but also a US$6m loss.

US: Mead Johnson extends Martek supply agreement

21 Jun 2010

Baby food group Mead Johnson has extended its deal to source the DHA and ARA it uses in its infant formula from Martek Biosciences.

CHINA: Martek signs supply deal with Feihe Dairy

4 Jun 2010

US ingredients group Martek Biosciences has entered into an agreement to supply Feihe Dairy, a subsidiary of American Dairy.

US: Asia sales growth boosts Martek profits

4 Jun 2010

US ingredients group Martek Biosciences saw profits increase in its second quarter driven by revenue growth in Asia.

CHINA/US: Martek signs life'sDHA deal with Mengniu

5 May 2010

US ingredients business Martek Biosciences Corp. has struck a deal to supply Chinese dairy Mengniu with its life'sDHA product.

UPDATE: US: Martek defends science behind DHA, ARA

28 Apr 2010

Ingredients group Martek Biosciences Corp. has stood by the science behind its DHA and ARA nutrients after the US announced it would review their use in organic food.

US/CHINA: Martek strikes COFCO supply deal

1 Apr 2010

US ingredients group Martek Biosciences has won a contract to supply Chinese food group COFCO, the company has announced.

US/FRANCE: Martek secures Danone baby-food deal

4 Mar 2010

Ingredients group Martek Biosciences Corp. has extended a deal to supply ARA for Danone's infant-formula products.

US: Martek "gets closer to consumer" with Amerifit buy

21 Jan 2010

Infant formula and supplements maker Martek Biosciences has entered into an agreement to purchase consumer health and wellness company Amerifit Brands from Charterhouse Group for US$200m.

ASIA: Fonterra, Martek strike supply deal

10 Dec 2009

Fonterra has struck a deal with Martek Biosciences to add the food ingredient supplier's DHA and AHA fortification products to infant formula and dairy lines aimed at pregnant and breast feeding mothers.



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