Organics are bigger now than ever before but the trend is set to get bigger still, according to experts, as institutions such as universities, schools, corporate campuses and even hospitals...
Tate & Lyle has launched a new ingredient solution for low- fat, no-sugar- added ice cream for the US market and vowed to continue its ambitious expansion plans.
Kraft Foods Global has extended its collaborative research programme with Senomyx on novel flavour modifiers for a further two years, underlining the flavour technology firm's success in working with the...
More acquisitions may be on the cards for Balchem, the company that last month bought Loders Croklaan's encapsulation and agglomeration business, reports Jess Halliday.
American consumers rate themselves as the world's most savvy shoppers when it comes to understanding nutrition labels on the foods they buy, but it's fat content and calories, not additives...
Energising ingredients and more spending on research and development has turned around the fortunes of flavoured alcoholic beverages in Russia, bringing better opportunities and growth forecasts, writes Chris Mercer.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and the rest of the soft drinks industry are considering a voluntary ban on carbonated soft drinks in elementary and middle schools following heavy lobbying from health campaigners.
Soy isoflavone producer Acatris has reached a deal with ADM allowing it to use substantial intellectual property covering isoflavones and women's health, reports Dominique Patton.
Growing consumer demand for nutritional foods will always be tempered by demands for taste, said ingredients firm Cognis at last week's IFT exhibition.
Although soybean production was below market expectations last month, the spread of Asian rust disease has receded.
Job losses at the sweetener operations of ambitious ingredients firm Cargill are imminent as the largest private firm in the US appears to feel the squeeze of "market conditions". ...
If food manufacturers can achieve a better understanding of how consumers interact with brands, then product development could be less of a hit-and-miss affair, writes Anthony Fletcher in New Orleans.
Measures to slow age-related disease and improve the quality of the elderly must be investigated by government, said a UK report yesterday, underlining the need for attention to growing numbers...
The world's number one caramel colour supplier DD Williamson drives further into the profitable natural colours market, acquiring the natural colours business of Artemis International.
Cadbury Schweppes unit will recruit the brains of flavour technologists at Senomyx through a new agreement to develop cutting edge flavour ingredients to beat the competition in gum confectionery, reports...
As Chinese producers move in on western markets, the first response by many established players is to protect and defend their previous market positions. It's a doomed strategy.
Cargill's pioneering Life Stage approach to developing and marketing ingredients shows how the industry can better tune into consumer demand, writes Anthony Fletcher from New Orleans.
FiberGel Technologies launched its new oat Z-Trim and soy Z-Trim fat replacer at the IFT show that opened this weekend in New Orleans.
Two major US bakeries are today adding white wholegrain bread to their product ranges, targeting consumers who want the taste they like while receiving the nutrition they need, reports Lorraine...
Isomerized hop extract, a natural product used in the brewing process, prevented weight gain in mice when they were fed a high-fat diet, reported Japanese researchers this month.
Cranberry supplier Northland Cranberries gains from agreement with rival Ocean Spray plus sale of branded juice business, reporting a lift in income for the third quarter this year.
Acquisitive US ingredients firm Cargill leapfrogs into a leading pectin position as the Citrico acquisition clears allowing pectin products to fall into Cargill's portfolio, reports Lindsey Partos.
Grasping the booming opportunities in the Chinese food and beverage market, Japanese food conglomerate Kagome has linked up with Chinese firm to bring vegetable and fruit juices to the market.
Organic production produces the same corn and soybean yields as conventional farming, but consumes 30 percent less energy and uses no pesticides, according to a revealing new study.
Food makers turn to wood-sourced vanillin as high oil prices continue to put pressure on the price of petrochemical-based vanilla alternatives, and natural vanilla stocks remain vulnerable,writes Lindsey Partos.