Intensified competition in the ingredients marketplace and
disappointing orders for Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBE) following
the new chocolate rules leads to job losses at Danish fats and oils
firm Aarhus United.
The Thai poultry industry could be about to restock on a massive
scale after the devastation of the avian flu epidemic earlier this
year. The country's feed industry is set to import cargoes of
Argentine soybeans as the country...
Soy protein appears to lower risk of heart disease by increasing
the size of LDL cholesterol particles and reducing dangerous
cholesterol, shows a new study that further examines the mechanism
behind soy's benefits to heart health.
Growth for food and beverage manufacturers will continue to lie in
health-driven foods with a new survey direct from Brussels
confirming that consumers have faith in fruit and vegetables, while
the majority remain extremely sceptical...
Natural colours UK firm Overseal Foods is set to carve a deeper
position in the US market, signing a new distribution deal with US
company RFI Ingredients and meeting growing demand for natural
colouring foodstuffs, writes Lindsey...
The popularity of low-carb diets has helped to maintain demand for
poultry products in the US, according to financial analysts
Motley Fool Stock Advisor. But exports have been
adversely affected, and there are problems on the horizon...
Building up a market position through direct contact with the
consumer and cashing in on the growing low carbohydrate fad,
ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients will see its low-cal,
low-carb tagatose sweetener emblazoned on the...
French natural ingredients firm Diana-Ingredients will shift from
one equity investor to another with confirmation yesterday that its
owner, a BNP Paribas holding company managed by PAI Partners, will
spin the company off to London-based...
As the US advisory body on dietary advice convenes in Washington,
D.C. to discuss salt consumption, the Salt Institute and the US
Chamber of Commerce were taking the Bush government to court,
claiming the full scientific facts on...
New ways to combat the global obesity epidemic could be on the way
as recent findings from influential obesity researcher Jeffrey
Friedman improves our understanding of leptin resistance and
obesity. New studies show that the appetite-regulating...
The active component in green tea, epigallocatechin-3-gallate
(EGCG), already shown to fight several types of cancer, also
appears to kill cells of the most common form of leukaemia, reports
a US team this week.
Major processors of canned tuna in the US have described a recent
ad campaign by environmental activists as being "an
irresponsible and highly inflammatory tactic" that will scare
consumers away from what they call a safe...
Despite repeated pledges to tackle the problem, many of the big
brand breakfast cereals on supermarket shelves in the UK still
contain excessive levels of sugar, salt and fat, according to new
research from the Consumers' Association...