New Yorker Randy Blaun has developed what she believes to be a more
healthy French fry, which contains less than half the carbohydrate
content of regular fries. Blaun currently has a patent pending for
The sugar content of foods is of increasing concern to consumers.
Food ingredients suppliers are constantly making moves to meet
these new needs. Danish ingredients company Danisco announced this
week that it has launched a new technology...
The United States, Argentina and Canada have asked the World Trade
Organisation (WTO) to set up a dispute settlement panel to decide
whether or not the EU's policies on genetically modified organisms
(GMOs) constitute a barrier...
Heart-friendlier products may be one of the benefits from new corn
varieties developed by US scientists at the US department of
agriculture's chief scientific research agency and Iowa State
University (ISU). The 14 new lines...
German pharmaceuticals and ingredients group Boehringer Ingelheim
has reported a successful first half-year, with sales in the first
six months of 2002 rising 21 per cent on the previous year to €3.7
billion and an operating income...
With just three weeks remaining until the Cancun meetings, the EU
and the US yesterday presented a joint framework to relaunch
agricultural negotiations. Focusing on three areas, domestic
support, market access and export competition,...
Danisco Sugar expects an overall production considerably above the
quotas specified by the EU, the Danish ingredients company reports
this week. However, the final allocation of this year's quotas will
not be made until the European...
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland yesterday announced it
will increase its liquid sorbitol capacity at its Decatur plant in
the US by 60 per cent by the end of 2003 in order to meet increased