With food scares, health concerns and sustainability issues playing
heavily on consumers' minds - and influencing their shopping habits
- the humble food label has never played a more important role. But
how can consumers be...
Rising commodity and ingredients prices continue to hit the global
food chain with US food giant Kraft the next in line to be hit by
price pressures suggesting that despite reasonable fourth quarter
figures, the soaring costs are...
Competition for European suppliers of honey has ramped up with
Brussels clearing the way to end a two year ban on food imports
from China which should pave the way for cheaper raw materials for
Raw meat injected with water and additives to retain moisture is
being sold alongside ordinary fresh meat by leading UK
supermarkets, a disclosure that represents yet another blow to the
reputation of food production writes Anthony...
Faced with rising costs for starch ingredients sourced from
stock-squeezed wheat and corn the global food industry is on the
look out for better value alternatives. A recent report on the
modified starch market suggests that the tropical...
As food makers continue to roll out new low carb food products to
meet the rise in demand from consumers, starch supplier MGP
Ingredients has agreed to link up with agri-giant Cargill to push a
new resistant starch product aimed at...
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have produced evidence that
may help support a new entrant to the eye health market -
sulphoraphane, an indirect antioxidant found in broccoli and
Long-awaited changes to Europe's heavily subsidised sugar regime
are on the way after the European Commission tabled a new set of
rules that could lead to cheaper sugar ingredients, writes
Opening up new opportunities for functional foods, a powerful
cancer-fighting food compound found in broccoli could also boost
the eyes, find researchers in the US. The naturally-occurring
antioxidant sulforaphane protects the retina...
Welcomed by sweetener suppliers, scientists at the world's biggest
food ingredients exhibition claim this week that there is no
credible evidence to 'single out' the common sweetener high
fructose corn syrup (HFCS)...