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Chr Hansen positive about ingredients future

Chr Hansen, which experienced growth in all business areas and regions in 2005/06, expects to continue its upward trend.

Limagrain promotes salt-free snack pellet breakthrough

French firm Limagrain Cereales Ingredients was at the HIE show in Frankfurt to promote its patented method of making salt-free snacks pellets.

Mint additive could extend shelf life of meat products

Mint with lamb is a favourite combination on many British dinner tables, and could become even more closely linked after new research has reported that the herb spares the meat from the detrimental effects of irradiation.

Finnish study links salt intake to obesity

Scientists from Finland have claimed that comprehensive salt reduction would be a potentially powerful means to combat obesity, linked to lower consumption of high-energy beverages.

Finnish study links salt intake to obesity

Scientists from Finland have claimed that comprehensive salt reduction would be a potentially powerful means to combat obesity, linked to lower consumption of high-energy beverages.

Galactic raises global lactic acid prices

Lactic acid producer Galactic has announced a round of price increases designed to cope with rocketing production costs.

Jungbunzlauer increases ingredients prices globally

Citric acid leader Jungbunzlauer has jumped on the price hike bandwagon, announcing last week that it is to up the stake on citric acid, GdL and xantham gum in all markets where it operates

Jungbunzlauer increases ingredients prices globally

Citric acid leader Jungbunzlauer has jumped on the price hike bandwagon, announcing last week that it is to up the stake on citric acid, GdL and xantham gum in all markets where it operates

Meta-analysis of cutting salt in kids to pile pressure on food industry

A new meta-analysis of clinical trials of the effect of salt reduction in children reports that a modest reduction in intake does have a significant effect on blood pressure.

Ethics: benefits environment, community and bottom line

Integrating social and environmental concerns into business practices ultimately benefits a firm's bottom line as well as the environment, according to the CEO of energy bar manufacturer Clif Bar.

Jungbunzlauer targets salt and sugar reduction

Ingredients giant Jungbunzlauer plans to use next month's HIE show in Frankfurt to unveil a raft of healthier solutions to aid food makers.

National Starch announces ingredients price hike

National Starch Food Innovation has announced a price increase in Europe on a range of products including food and texturising starches.

UK firm launches 'cost-effective' salt replacer

Alexander Flavours has developed an ingredient that it claims could help food makers reduce the salt content of their products by up to 50 per cent.

Danisco launches 'novel flavour' salt replacer

Danisco has launched a novel flavour that it claims can reduce the salt in processed foods by 25 to 35 per cent, while retaining the original taste.

Danisco launches 'novel flavour' salt replacer

Danisco has launched a novel flavour that it claims can reduce the salt in processed foods by 25 to 35 per cent, while retaining the original taste.

Costs cause new rise in DSM vitamin, premix, citric acid prices

DSM Nutritional Products is increasing prices of its food and pharma-grade vitamins, premixes and citric acid, as it redoubles efforts to cover rising raw material, energy and logistics costs.

Essential oils offer natural antioxidant alternatives for meats

Essential oils of sage and rosemary could offer a natural alternative for processed meats, slowing oxidative spoilage as well as imparting flavour and aroma, suggests a new study from Spain.

WASH piles pressure on food makers to cut out salt

A global campaign against salt has been launched today with the stated aim of preventing over 2.5 million deaths a year.

EC comments on Codex food additive standards

The EC has commented on Codex's proposed new food additive standards.

EU court throws out sodium gluconate cartel appeal

The European Court of First Instance has dismissed an appeal against the EC's decision in October 2001 to fine a global sodium gluconate cartel.

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