Advitech aims for psoriasis deal by year-end
Advitech is embroiled in discussions with potential partners to
bring its XP-828L product to market, targeting sufferers of mild to
moderate psoriasis and other inflammatory diseases.
New Cargill sweetener targets dairy desserts and baked goods
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 brownies,
without altering the taste.
Natural flavor enhancer promises greater shelf stability
Blue Pacific's new functional flavor system offers health-minded
beverage makers the promise of shelf stability without the threat
of ringing or separation.
Italian gourmet sector targets US consumers
An ambitious Italian gourmet food promotion programme could
transform the fortunes of a revitalised sector - as long as EU
bureaucracy doesn't ruin everything.
Rice ingredient launched as nutritional dairy replacer
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.
Trans fat unease moves to food service sector
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.
Givaudan taps demand for salt reduction
Givaudan Flavours' new proprietary salt reduction system aims to
help food makers develop lower salt alternatives without
Flavor and fragrance sales continue to fall at IFF
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 last year.
Anheuser sales slip marrs waste award
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.
Milky skin - DMV targets cosmeceutical market
A dairy peptide shown to protect liver health is also an effective
cosmeceutical ingredient, says innovative ingredients firm DMV
International, which is exploiting milk fractions to build a new
Monsanto, Solae to create new soy protein line
Biotech giant Monsanto and soy ingredients supplier Solae are to
develop a new line of soy proteins that they claim will have a
better taste and higher level of solubility than any other soy
protein on the market.
Potato plugged as new lactic acid source
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.
New fruit ingredient promises texture retention
A new fruit ingredient claimed to have all the attributes of fresh
fruit - but with the added benefit of retaining its texture in both
dried and frozen form - has been developed.
Age and habit influence cereal choice, says study
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.
New culture medium to fight salmonella war
UK food laboratory Oxoid adds a new culture medium to its portfolio
as the food industry continues to fight against the prevalent