There are signs that rising commodity costs are pinching the length
of the food chain with US cereal product maker General Mills
warning that, despite strong fourth quarter figures, the soaring
costs will have an impact in the near...
US flavours giant International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has
avoided a hefty payout after a jury in the US ruled against four
popcorn factory employees who claimed a butter flavouring caused
harmful lung injuries.
A new study on artificial sweeteners reported in the news yesterday
has fuelled a rapid response from the soft drinks industry, which
branded the research by US researchers at Purdue University as
Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's natural ability to
'count' calories based on foods' sweetness, claim US researchers,
suggesting mouthfeel plays a crucial role in gauging calories and
casting a potential...
Cheaper sugar ingredients could be on the way for food makers as
rumours continue to circulate about the proposed new rules to the
EU sugar regime that could open up the protected European market,
prompting Danish sugar giant Danisco...
Minnesota based company Protient is proving that the trend for an
increase in the consumption of whey, as reported last year on
NutraIngredients.com is continuing. It is kitting out its factory
in Norfolk, Nebraska to start processing...
Growing consumer awareness of the health benefits of soya
consumption is reinvigorating sales of soy drinks in south-east
Asia, according to a new report from OrganicMonitor. And while the
category is dominated by Asian manufacturers,...
Vegetable oils will take the lion's share of the oils and fats
market in the US as food makers continue to turn away from animal
fats in favour of vegetable alternatives. But as consumers increase
their health concerns, dietary...
The unofficial ban on GM foodstuffs has ended but sceptical
European ministers yesterday failed to give the green light on a
biotech sweetcorn from Monsanto, reports Lindsey Partos.
Food makers likely to continue to reject GMO ingredients...
A new project funded under the EU food quality programme will, for
the first time, unite medical and veterinary expertise in the fight
against zoonoses, report CORDIS. Findings from the research could
lead to savings for the food...
Eating an egg a day does not impact the cholesterol particles in
the blood most likely to cause heart disease, according to a new
study that could play an important role in debunking myths
surrounding the role of eggs in the diet.