European food manufacturers starting to get to grips with incoming
rules on food allergen labelling in the EU block face similar
adjustments in the US as the Senate clears new allergen laws this
week, writes Lindsey Partos.
Deaths due to poor diet and lack of exercise have risen by more
than a third in the last ten years, said the US government
yesterday, citing new research that suggests obesity could soon
overtake tobacco as the leading preventable...
Favourable news for the pro-GM camp as a team of British scientists
claims that genetically modified (GM) maize is less damaging to
wildlife than conventional varieties. At the same time, leading UK
organisations call on Tony Blair...
Expecting a higher uptake of vegetable fats by European chocolate
manufacturers following the new '5 per cent' chocolate rule, Danish
oils and fats supplier Aarhus United sees a drop in income for
2003, compounded by currency...
Rubbing shoulders on the shelves with 'low-carb' friendly food
products, wholegrains must reach out to the consumer to remain in
the game. Cereal chemists in the US bring wholegrains into the
user-friendly zone with a new,...
Wheat, corn and soybean prices will remain high for much of 2004,
warns the US agency Fitch Ratings, with the industry likely to see
a continual shifting of higher ingredients costs onto the food
manufacturer. But tough negotiations...
US starch supplier MGP Ingredients witnesses the benefits of
'adding-value' to ingredients products with strong growth in
low-carb ingredients pushing demand for its resistant wheat starch
Chipping away at heavy debt the Australian ingredients firm Burns
Philp & Co will spin off its US herbs and spices unit - Tones
North American - following 'expressions of interest' for the
division, the company said...
You say tomato…and Sainsbury's says 'kumato'. Six years in R&D,
the super-sweet, nutritional black tomato has arrived on the
supermarket shelves to meet increasing consumer demand for novel,
exotic food products.
Countdown to new rules for the labelling of allergen ingredients
begins with national governments and stakeholders in Europe getting
to grips with the small print before enforcement next year. The
Scottish food watchdog updates the...
The US could see its share of the wheat market in Indonesia,
southeast Asia's biggest buyer, cut by half this year as a result
of surging freight tariffs. Rocketing prices are transforming
global food export markets as importers...
As soyoil prices are hit 19 year highs, poor soybean harvests and
increased demand from China take their toll on the world's leading
oilseed processor with Bunge North America announcing that from
early this month it will idle...