Netherlands-based Royal Schouten Group has merged four of its food
and health ingredients companies to form Acatris. The merger
involves Daminco, Orffa Health & Nutrition, Schouten USA and
US agribusiness Bunge, part owner of the new plant-based speciality
food ingredients business The Solae Company formed in April with
DuPont, announced the sale of its Brazilian ingredients operations
to the new company for $256 million...
Adding to a growing body of evidence that suggests environmental
pollution may have an impact on the proportion of male births
around the world, a new study from the US states that women exposed
to polychlorinated biphenyls may be...
Natural ingredient manufacturer Kemin Foods last week voiced its
support for the US Food and Drug Administration's new initiative to
strengthen labelling, manufacturing and product quality
requirements for the dietary supplement...
German enzyme company AB Enzymes, a subsidiary of ABITEC Group, the
food ingredient and specialty chemicals group, announced this week
that it has acquired Gamma Chemie, a German-based enzyme business.
Implicit vote for the celebrated, and some might say controversial
Atkins diet, with new evidence that suggests a high-protein diet
containing mostly meat does not have adverse effects on women's
ability to retain calcium.
A fall in demand for domestic soybean meal, the first time in more
than ten years, saw the North American operating arm of agri-giant
Bunge announcing this week that it will idle production at Bunge's
Marion, Ohio, soybean processing...
As savoury marinades and cooking sauces gain in popularity, some
industry forecasters are predicting that the next product to fly
off grocery shelves will be dipping sauces. Meeting the trend, food
ingredients company Danisco has...
The importance of adequate nutrition levels for women at the time
of conception is under the spotlight as new animal research
suggests even modest restrictions in maternal nutrition around the
time of conception can lead to premature...