A new report suggests that Americans are waking up to the health
benefits of cultured dairy products - and in particular probiotic
shots - as part of the wider trend towards functional foods,
reports Jess Halliday.
Four savory enhancers produced by food technologists Senomyx were
awarded FEMA GRAS last week. The flavor enhancers are aimed at
companies wanting to reduce the amount of monosodium glutamate
added to their foods.
The FDA has said it will review the report published last week by
the WHO, which confirmed that high levels of the carcinogen
acrylamide are still being found in 7000 food items, particularly
French fries, potato crisps and coffee,...
Producers of 28 different foodstuffs will be required by the
Chinese government to apply for production licences as part of the
Beijing government's ongoing measures to improve food quality and
safety, writes Chris Jones.
Vulnerabilities in the food chain through globalisation evident as
the sudan 1 food recall, that has racked the UK food industry in
recent weeks, spread to China with reports that international food
maker Heinz has called back chilli...
Parallel to growing demand from food makers for a diversified, and
competitively priced, range of functional soy protein concentrates,
Israeli player Solbar aims to meet these needs with the extension
of its Solcon platform, the firm...
Contributing the biggest revenue stream to Givaudan, the flavours
unit posted sales of CHF 1.6 billion (€1 billion) sales in 2004,
representing stagnant growth on a like-for-like basis in Swiss
Looking to boost growth in the sluggish caramel colour market, the
world's largest manufacturer, DD Williamson will extend its reach
in the burgeoning Chinese market with the extension of its liquid
product line for Asia,writes...
Ongoing impact of consolidation in the global food and drink
industry is evident in the cost-cutting exercise by Novozymes', the
world's number one enzyme supplier, set to relocate all Swiss
supply chain operations to Denmark...