Widespread procurement and more than 100 years in business help
French hydrocolloid producer Colloides Naturels International (CNI)
assure supplies for gum arabic amid global shortfalls in stock,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Against the backdrop of soaring prices for locust bean gum, getting
the best price for the customer is a challenge hydrocolloid
producers must meet if they want to ensure ongoing contracts,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Biopharmaceutical company Bionutrics has said it will carry out
clinical trials for its newly formulated dietary supplements
designed to address lipid metabolism and help maintain a normal
level of cholesterol.
Moves in the food industry this week include Monica Gonzalez
joining the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) as director of
scientific and regulatory policy and Mike Leavitt being picked to
head the Health and Human Services department..
Several major beverage companies plan to begin selling flavored
water early next year, a move that could bost their sales in the
rapidly growing bottled water market, according to a report by the
Associated Press (AP) this week.