The Cognis Group, a leader in antioxidant and botanical
ingredients, announced recently that it is near to completing
construction of the world's largest stand-alone manufacturing
facility for phytosterols.
Health, margins and consolidation came shining through at the FiE
exhibition this week as key issues currently facing the food
industry. But strategies to take on these issues were also in
evidence and one buzz word was louder...
Leading ingredients firm Danisco has announced its second licensing
deal for the Howaru probiotic strain with Chile's biggest dairy
processor Soprole. The agreement looks set to generate significant
interest among food makers...
A new gelatine replacer from Dutch company DMV International
carried off the gold award for the most innovative new ingredient
on the marketplace, rounding off the first day of the bustling Fi
Europe exhibition that opened its doors...
The international German mining and technology group RAG is to be
the new owner of Germany's third-largest chemical company, Degussa,
following news on Tuesday that the European Commission has approved
The Fi Europe awards committee, that last month creamed off eight
out of 40 new products shortlisted for the final selection, picked
the latest texturant in the FCI range from French company Limagrain
Cereales Ingredients for the...
Lifeway Foods, the Illinois-based producer of kefir and other
probiotic foods, has continued to lift sales and profits in the
third quarter of the year, helped by the launch of a new product
and effective marketing.
A disappointment for the food industry the US government last week
predicted a cut in the forecast for soybean production to the
lowest level in nearly 30 years. Although up slightly on 2002
figures, the area for harvest is expected...
Massive savings for food manufacturers and new formulations for
health foods could be just around the corner as ground-breaking
research into how to trick the taste buds receives a cash injection
from three leading ingredients companies.
Chaos is soon likely to set in with only one month to go until
tough laws on bioterrorism enter into force in the US. At least 90
per cent of foreign and domestic facilities have yet to register
with the FDA.
As speciality chemicals company Cognis heads for the FiE to promote
a number of ingredients - not least Tonalin CLA, results released
yesterday show a rise in organic growth for the health and
nutrition arm of the company in the third...
Facing up to the current challenging economic climate Danish
ingredients company Chr Hansen last month lifted previous profit
forecasts for the year on the back of decent ingredients growth and
higher exchange rates. Next week at...
The German town of Frankfurt will look on as 12 000 food and drink
industry professionals hit the exhibition centre to eat up the
latest innovations and visit 1000 exhibitors at the16th edition of
Fi Europe. In the run up to the event,...