As governments challenge the high consumption of salt in their
citizens' diets, US researchers shed light on a controversial
30-year-old theory that the high rate of hypertension in certain
ethnic groups is caused, in part, by...
Olive oil has become the latest food to win the FDA's approval,
receiving a cautious nod that will allow the product to display a
qualified health claim for its potential to reduce coronary heart
Cyanotech, the Hawaiian based nutraceutical firm, which saw a
return to profitability in fiscal 2004, appears to be benefiting
from growing public awareness of the health benefits of its
products, reporting solid results for the second...
ADM, the US processor of soybeans, corn, wheat and cocoa for food
that sells extensively to Europe, saw profits in the first quarter
soaring by 77 per cent, fuelled by a drop in oilseed and grain
Reorganization activities in Europe caused a dip in International
Flavors & Fragrances' earnings in the third quarter of 2004,
but North America continued to see strong growth, particularly in
its flavors division.
The glycemic index, a method established to rank foods based on the
rate of carbohydrate absorption they trigger, is seeing increasing
interest from researchers and the food industry, but there is still
much confusion as to what it...
A new chocolate bar made from cocoa from sustainable plantations
was launched in New York late last month by the Rainforest
Alliance, which has high hopes of building on the growing awareness
of ethical products among today's...