BEL: an ambitious sustainable growth strategy

Founded in 1865, the Bel group is a major player in healthy dairy and fruit snacking in portions, and has recently expanded its activities to include vegetable products. The family-owned group, whose emblematic brands are known worldwide, is committed to an ambitious strategy of sustainable growth. With emblematic brands such as The Laughing Cow, Babybel, Kiri, Boursin, Leerdammer, Pom'Potes and Nurishh, Bel's products are present in 120 countries: "which represents more ...

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COPALIS: everything in fish is good

Copalis, a subsidiary of the Scogal group created in 1960, is specialised in the valorisation of marine by products. The Boulonnais based company is now the world leader in soluble fish protein concentrates. " Copalis is one of the two subsidiaries of the Scogal group ," explains Thomas Delacourt, the company's Innovation Marketing Manager. Scogal is a cooperative of 95 fish traders in the Boulonnais region, which collects marine by products ...

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New ingredients and foods: new strengths for flexitarians

Written by IAR Food&Feed Community Cellular meat, 3D food, mycoproteins or plant proteins are now proteins are now being brought to the consumer's table. New foods and ingredients from research that will be able to meet the alternative demands of certain consumers. Consumers are increasingly aware of the importance of healthy and sustainable food. They are asking for more transparency in the products they consume and more trust in the food sector. To ...

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Tailor-made aromas

Since 1953, Metarom has been creating, manufacturing and distributing aromatic solutions and caramel for the food industry. Present in more than 80 countries, Metarom products are tailor-made to satisfy customers and consumers. « Metarom has 10 subsidiaries around the world. Most of Metarom France's activity is located in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. We work with SMEs, ETIs and intercontinental groups in more than 80 countries. Exclusively for the food industry" ...

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Eurocob exploits the full potential of maize cobs

Located in south-west France, Eurocob has been processing corn cob since the late 1980s. Today, the company has become the European leader and ranks 3rd in the world for this market. "We started our activity at the end of the 80s" recalls Jérémy Espinasse, director of Eurocob. At the time, the seed companies in the south-west of France no longer knew what to do with the corn cobs that they could ...

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The agri-food industry, a major power of the bioeconomy

What does the Covid-19 pandemic impress upon us? The precariousness of the world, the uncertainty of tomorrow. What does it give credibility to ? The interest of creating new models of development. The bioeconomy, which “holds out the hope of making a new industrial dynamic possible, a revitalisation of territories and an ecological transition” is an appropriate response in all its dimensions, and first and foremost in the agri-food industry. ...

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Food: a boulevard opens up to plant-based proteins and new resources

The food transition is underway. Spurred on by increasingly discerning consumers who want to put products on their plate that are good for both human health and planet health. The protein sector is very creative and introduces innovative ingredients to the market based on plant-based proteins and new resources. Review of market trends and potential by Juliette de Perthuis-Gougis, Director of the Food Division at Nutrikéo, a consulting agency in nutrition ...

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