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Americans are aging more slowly than the previous generation

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Fonterra Ventures teams with foodspring to tap into the active nutrition market

In New Zealand, Fonterra Ventures has entered into its first strategic partnership, teaming up with German active nutrition start-up foodspring, Germany’s fastest-growing food start-up. The...

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