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Ingredients giant Cargill has launched a new line of sweeteners designed to reduce the number of calories in frozen dairy desserts and sweetened bakery products such as cake, muffins and...
Blue Pacific's new functional flavor system offers health-minded beverage makers the promise of shelf stability without the threat of ringing or separation.
An ambitious Italian gourmet food promotion programme could transform the fortunes of a revitalised sector - as long as EU bureaucracy doesn't ruin everything.
A new ingredient made from rice could allow ice cream, yoghurt and protein bar manufacturers to make grain claims on their products, say scientists at food research company CRM.
Eat'n Park Hospitality Group's company-wide shift to trans fat-free cooking oil reflects growing unease within the food service sector that it could be the next target of the health crusaders.
International Flavors & Fragrances saw a further drop in sales in its third quarter, as it still struggles to overcome the impact of the sale of one of its businesses...
Anheuser Busch's waste-cutting focus may have got it into the Environmental Protection Agency's hall of fame but another slip in beer sales looks like making 2005 a year to forget.
Potato waste could offer the food industry a cheap, renewable and as yet underutilised source of chitin and lactic acid, according to a university scientist.
Age and habit are key influencing factors when it comes to the type of cereal US consumers choose to buy, according to a recent study by Zogby International.
ConAgra's attempt to inextricably link itself with current health trends is evident in the launch of its latest range of products under the "Eat Well, Live Well, Choose Well" slogan....
Television viewing is a key factor in the nation's growing obesity epidemic, according to two studies published in this month's Journal of Pediatrics.
Up to 15 percent of Florida's citrus crop was destroyed when Hurricane Wilma hit the southern part of the state on Monday, according to preliminary estimates by Florida Citrus Mutual,...
Innovation must be a priority for microencapsulation and food ingredients companies to meet the challenges in today's competitive market, says a new study.
The FDA is unconvinced that cherries pack as much of a health punch as some marketers of cherry-based products are claiming. It has issued warning letters to 29 companies, telling...
Food producers are flogging the term 'premium' for all it's worth, threatening to flood a market that relies on exclusivity for its success with well-packaged tat.
Growing demand from food companies for quicker pathogen testing to free up both time and inventory should benefit microbiology firms, according to a business consultant.
The body's biological signal for controlling hunger and fullness does not step in to regulate intake in the face of huge food servings, according to a Penn State researcher.
A successful lawsuit against the tuna industry would lower the threshold for mercury so low that every US seafood product would require a warning, claim canners.
Functional food could present a solution to the crisis of chronic diseases that is crippling health care systems across Europe, but the emphasis should be on action over education, according...
An upbeat forecast for Florida's 2005-06 citrus crop is good news, but it still leaves the industry a long way from fully recovering from devastating disease and natural disaster.
A patent covering the use of the human sweet taste receptor to screen for compounds could give Senomyx a significant edge in the race to identify new sweet flavor ingredients.
This week's passage of the so-called Cheeseburger Bill looks like a straightforward victory for food makers, but the industry should still be wary over the possibility of future litigation.
European almonds pose less of an acrylamide risk than their US counterparts, finds a new study to interest confectioners.
Millers and supplement makers could see prices for niacin, or vitamin B3, increasing further next year if energy prices continue to rise, says a leading supplier.
Food giant Kraft, which saw earnings drop 13.5 percent in third quarter earnings yesterday, moved a step closer to being spun off from parent Altria after a $280 billion government...
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