Increased harvests for key food commodities could suggest a
near-term easing up of price pressures for ingredients companies
and food manufacturers but an overall draw-down in global stocks
means prices are still extremely vulnerable,...
Ambitious Israeli flavours firm Frutarom has bought the European
natural fruit preparations business from the world's number two
flavours player just months after completing on the Swiss botanical
extracts firm Emil Flachsmann.
While universally welcomed by food manufacturers, retailers and
consumer allergy groups alike, one aspect of the new European
directive on food allergen labelling has proved unpopular and is
now slated for amendment- the labelling...
A popular food oil used extensively in food formulations is the
latest product-type to be pulled from the UK supermarket shelves as
the country's food watchdog identifies the illegal carcinogen Sudan
IV in a batch of palm oil...
After a recent acquisition, new product launches and nomination as
one of the fastest growing small companies in the US, Lifeway Foods
has ended its second quarter on a high, reporting record revenues
for its functional kefirs.
The broccoli compound sulphoraphane and apigenin, a flavonoid found
in fruits like apples and cherries as well as tea, appear to work
together against cancer cells, according a new research to be
published next month.
Ahead of a meeting of UN-backed Codex in Bonn, Germany this coming
November various US government bodies will host a public meeting
providing the food industry with an opportunity to voice its
opinion on a range of issues from gluten-free...
Changing economic conditions in eastern Europe are boosting sales
and demand for vitamins and dietary supplements, offering major
opportunity for foreign entrants to the market and suppliers of
Food makers may eventually benefit from imminent food technologies
designed to prolong space travel as NASA calls on food scientists
to provide food solutions that will enable humans to travel far
from Earth - to the Moon or Mars...
Soy protein manufacturer Solbar has opened an office in Shanghai to
allow it to meet the rapidly growing demand for soy products in
China. It launches just ahead of local production, scheduled to
start in January next year at a new...
Food makers will be encouraged to use a low-calorie sweetener
supplied by Danish ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients with a
new study showing a chocolate bar made with the prebiotic
ingredient is very low in glycaemic load (GL)...
The complex issue of carbohydrate labelling fired up by the
low-carb trend will move up a gear next month when the FDA is
expected to release proposed rules on how information about
carbohydrates should appear on the nutrition facts...