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The body marks the third person to have died in the explosion.

UPDATE: BASF explosion death toll rises to three

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The search for the final missing person following the explosion at BASF’s plant this week has come to an end after divers found a body in the nearby harbour.

Some people are still missing following the explosion at the BASF plant this morning. Photo Twitter user @MichiLeber

One killed in explosion at BASF plant

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

One worker has been killed and six seriously injured in an explosion at a BASF plant in Ludwigshafen, Germany this morning.

Red Queen theory argues that despite inducing greater and more speedy responses from rivals, the most active and aggressive firms are the best performers.

Red Queen Rules: Understanding nutra space acquisition and evolution

By Dr Matthew Jones

By analysing the long-lasting commitments and acquisition activity of major companies Dr Matthew Jones at CPL Business Consultants uses the Red Queen theory to develop an understanding of their corporate mind-set and appetite for acquisitions and partnerships...

How high can high-end omega-3 go?

Special edition: Omega-3 (Editor's blog)

How high can high-end omega-3 go?

By Shane STARLING

Just got off the phone to Ola Snove, the new(ish) CEO of Aker part-owned Norwegian omega-3 specialist Epax. Wanted to know his view on high-end omega-3 prospects that have attracted BASF and DSM to the sector. His word: “Stellar”.

Samy Jandali: 'People are beginning to realize that it’s more important to reduce fat than to just lose weight. It’s all about body shape.'

Interview: Samy Jandali, VP Nutrition & Health, North America, BASF

Open innovation at BASF: ‘We want to move beyond the buzzwords'

By Elaine Watson

Chat to any major ingredients supplier at a trade show and you can expect to hear liberal use of buzzwords from ‘partnership’ and ‘collaboration’ to ‘open innovation’ says Samy Jandali.

BASF 'impressed' with Cognis integration, expecting more M&A

BASF 'impressed' with Cognis integration, expecting more M&A

By Stephen Daniells

One year on from the $3.1 billion acquisition of Cognis, Samy Jandali, VP of nutrition and health North America for BASF, told Stephen Daniells why he is impressed with the progress of the integration and why we can expect more M&A in the nutrition...

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