People appear to be eternally optimistic when it comes to dieting,
always believing that the next diet will lead to weight loss. But
the results of a new study suggest that this cycle of dieting will
continue as most are not prepared...
Adding-value in the mature liquorice confectionery market is a key
area for growth for this flavouring ingredient and flavour
enhancer. With the launch of a new extract last year, German food
ingredients company Alfred L. Wolff is...
Spearheading growth in the increasingly mature caramel colour
market French starch manufacturer Roquette has teamed up with US
colour firm Sethness to target manufacturers in and around central
Companies working with soy and soy derivatives face continuing
price rises for the raw material as the US - a leading global
producer and exporter of the crop - raises concerns about the
'unusually low soybean stocks level'...
Food manufacturers using the sweetener cyclamate face change as
they come to grips with new European rules that radically reduce
the use of this man-made, non-caloric sweetener 30 times as sweet
as sucrose. German ingredients firm...
A lack of integration at a European level is 'severely hampering'
efforts to co-ordinate stakeholder efforts - food industry and
independent scientists - in the area of chemical contaminants in
food, warn Swedish scientists....
Asian countries that declare victory over avian influenza should
base such statements on in-depth investigations, FAO and the World
Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) urged in a joint statement
today. There have been fears that...
Vitamin C may prevent symptoms associated with respiratory diseases
such as cystic fibrosis and asthma by hydrating the airways and
clearing them from potential pathogens, report scientists this
month, helping to explain some of the...
An FSA survey of UK-produced eggs has found that the level of
salmonella contamination is now one third of what it was in 1996.
But one industry expert says that food manufacturers should still
exercise caution, writes Anthony Fletcher.
Oil from the seeds of an Asian plant, already shown to fight
leukaemia, also appears to kill prostate cancer cells and shrink
human tumours grown in mice, report US researchers. Human trials
could provide a promising treatment for...
Dairy culture leader Chr Hansen carves a deeper position in
Ukraine, creating a platform to access a surging food market that
currently sees the majority of the population spending between half
and up to 80 per cent of their income...
Flavours giant International Flavors and Fragrances and subsidiary
Bush Boake Allen must pay out $20 million in damages as an American
court rules that a US popcorn factory worker sustained harm to his
lungs from mixing flavouring...