The Food and Drug administration announced via e-mail alert late Friday that the procedure for food facility registrations will not be ready to be implemented by Monday, Oct. 1, the day the biennial registration procedure was supposed to begin as mandated...
US Halloween candy spending is projected to rise this year and the major players Mars and Hershey will be raking in the profits with seasonal variants of popular brands, according to an analyst from Euromonitor.
JBF Industries will build a giant new plant in Brazil dedicated to the production of the recyclable PET material used in Coca-Cola's PlantBottles to help the soft drinks giant meet its goal of making every plastic bottle a PlantBottle by 2020.
A group delivered a petition to Trader Joe’s via a news conference outside one of the food retailer’s stores in New York City yesterday to ask that the chain stop selling meat that had been raised with antibiotics.
PureCircle says it is one step closer to establishing its high-purity stevia as a “mass volume, mainstream ingredient” after signing a joint development and supply agreement with soft drinks giant Coca-Cola.
The food industry has rarely been out of the headlines this month, with NYC Mayor Bloomberg’s super-size soda ban getting the green light, a defamation lawsuit filed vs ABC News over its ‘pink slime’ reporting, questions about overcapacity in the Greek...
With changes at the top at beverage big guns Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, and new appointments at Hormel, Flowers Foods, McCormick, Ingredion, Caravan Ingredients and the GMA, we have an action-packed photo gallery round-up of new hires this fall.
A new line of financing will help Elcelyx Therapeutics further develop its satiety ingredient Lovidia, the company announced recently. Lovidia, a proprietary blend of GRAS ingredients, is aimed at the dietary supplement and functional foods markets.
Big interview: Russ Moroz, VP Research Development & Quality, Kraft Foods
Kraft Foods has made significant cuts in sodium across its portfolio - and is currently working on “proprietary approaches to take this work to the next level” - but there is “not yet a silver bullet in the toolbox”, admit R&D chiefs at the firm.
There is a “unique opportunity for high purity EPA as a standalone ingredient” as the omega-3 market becomes more sophisticated, says algal omega-3 specialist Aurora Algae as it prepares to break ground on a commercial-scale production site it claims...
Dallas-based dairy giant Dean Foods is inviting potential buyers to cast a slide rule over its Morningstar warehouse delivery business - the smallest of its three divisions - as it seeks to reduce its debt pile.