Europe's food watchdog comes up with benchmark consumer consumption
doses for antimicrobial agents used sparingly by food manufacturers
as a preservative in meat products and potato snacks, reports
Spearing the growing convenience sector starch specialities firm
Cerestar improves the functionality of its C*PulpTex brand, aiming
to slice away costs for food makers working in the pre-prepared
UK wheat quality has been pushed even further below the national
three-year average, according to the first survey of wheat
harvested during the worst period of the UK's summer rain,
confirming fears that bad weather will place...
Food makers using processed apples in their food formulations can
maximise on the health-boosting antioxidant component of the fruit
with a new study backing up previous findings that suggest levels
of polyphenols are dependent on...
Artificial sweeteners will lead the growth in the food additives
market on the back of rising consumer demand for functional foods,
closely followed by nutraceuticals and food preservatives, but
flavours will remain, by far, the largest...
Unilever yesterday turned its nose up at any talk of a decline in
the low-carb market and introduced 23 lines - the biggest launch in
the company's history - into Australian supermarkets, according to
an article in The Australian.
Scientists in Wales today suggested they have found a way to slow
down the metabolism of vitamins A and D, giving them the staying
power to help men with advanced prostrate cancer that no longer
responds to hormone therapy.
Competition in the sweeteners market could move up a gear in the
near future as Japanese scientists harness production capacity for
the taste-altering protein miraculin that makes sour foods taste
sweet,reports Lindsey Partos.
Brazil, the number two soy producer after the US, has again delayed
voting on a bill regulating the use of genetically modified
organisms, suggesting that the Lula-led government might repeat
last year's temporary amnesty for...
Calcium intake and exercise combination is the key to optimal
increases in bone density for pre-adolescent children, finds a new
study that combines previous evidence suggesting the independent
benefits of calcium and physical activity...
Dow AgroSciences multiplies alternatives for food makers looking to
remove artery-clogging trans fats from formulations with a new
canola oil sourced from a specifically designed seed with a low
saturated fat content.
Number one natural colours firm Chr Hansen builds on ambitions to
penetrate deeper into this growing market with the launch of a new
range of natural reds that tackle stability for beverage
formulations, reports Lindsey Partos.