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Raisio CEO Matti Rihko: “All in all a good performance...

Competition remains fierce in cholesterol-lowering niche

Benecol buy-back boosts Raisio Q2 results

By Shane STARLING

Sales and profits were up in Q2 at Raisio, with CEO of the €500m Finnish agro-food player Matti Rihko content its re-housing of key brand Benecol was paying off.

Ethanol byproduct could go some way to providing nutrition for malnourished children

special edition: Protein

Entrepreneur's frustration in marketing cheap protein for India's poor

By RJ Whitehead

There’s no shortage of children in India in need of cheap, high-quality and—crucially—vegetarian protein. Trouble is, there’s a chronic lack of companies wanting to produce it, and governments to promote it, even when its formulation could be massively...

Unilever back in court over pro.activ cholesterol claims

Unilever back in court over pro.activ cholesterol claims

By Shane STARLING

Food giant Unilever appeared in a Hamburg court today to defend use of expert statements that its plant sterol-based Becel pro.activ did not have any side effects such as bloodstream plaque levels in healthy people.

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