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Food industry trends including: #foodmarketing, #foodhistory and #foodies. Senior editor/curator - Margaret Carroll Boardman Ph.D.
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Britain's biggest supermarkets hit back at Cameron over horsemeat

Britain's biggest supermarkets hit back at Cameron over horsemeat | Food History & New Markets | Scoop.it

15 February 2013, The Telegraph, Christopher Hope, Robert Winnett and Gordon Rayner  -- "Supermarket bosses have pledged to “do whatever it takes to restore public confidence” in the food on their shelves after the horsemeat scandal.

 

In an open letter to customers, the chief executives of Britain’s biggest supermarkets and grocery chains said they would bring in new checks on food authenticity. 

 

Later today the retailers will publish details of 1,000 checks of processed beef ready meals which have been carried out over the past week.

The comments will be seen as response to sharp criticism from Prime Minister David Cameron who overnight attacked supermarkets for keeping customers in the dark. ..."

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Milk Specialties Begins North America’s Casein Production

17 April 2013, FoodProductDesign.com -- On March 6, Milk Specialties Global began production of casein at its Norfolk, Neb., facility. The company expects its initial production to be in excess of 5 million pounds annually.

 

The United States is the major world market for casein consumption, yet is entirely dependent on import for this commodity. Categories seeing major growth include ready-to-drink (RTD) nutritional beverages, sports nutrition powders, protein bars, yogurts, processed cheeses and chocolates and candy baking goods, coffee creamers, spreads, ice creams, frozen desserts, soups and gravies. ... 

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This is the first production of casein in the U.S. in 50 years.

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