The price of soy ingredients could ease in the next twelve months
for manufacturers and processors as the US government predicts
farmers, on the back of rising soybean prices, will plant more
soybeans for the 2004-05 marketing year.
Driving hard into value added ingredients has paid off for Irish
food group Kerry as the company faces off tougher currency exposure
in 2003 to see a steady rise in sales and operating profit.
European bottom line benefits from greater...
Countdown to the integration of 10 new member states in Europe this
April begins under the aegis of the Irish presidency. For
manufacturers, a clear understanding of the marketplace in these
countries will be vital to pitching the...
Movement in the global hydrocolloids industry continues this week
with ISP Food Specialities, the UK arm of US private company
International Specialty Products (ISP), announcing it will buy the
UK stabiliser firm Red Carnation Gums...
A virulent form of bird flu has been discovered on a chicken farm
in Texas, USA. The outbreak, originally classified by the USDA as
low-risk, was identified through genetic testing yesterday morning
as being 'highly pathogenic'.
Tate & Lyle has sweetened its longer term outlook with its
deal, announced on 19 February, to buy out Johnson & Johnson's
sucralose manufacturing capacity, said the investment bank Goldman
Sachs on Monday. The move gives...
Scientists in Denmark are to investigate whether a radical
suggestion from the US about turning the 'food pyramid' on its head
- and therefore eating more foods such as rice and bread than is
traditionally considered healthy...
Irish dairy firm Glanbia is to invest €15 million in a new
innovation centre to develop functional foods and health
ingredients, Ireland's Minister for Agriculture and Food Joe Walsh
The European Commission recently convened researchers, experts and
decision-makers from all over the world to discuss ways to increase
international cooperation in the battle to combat highly
transmissible animal diseases such as...
The European research commissioner Phillipe Busquin has extolled
the virtues of a new EU-funded study that aims to turn around 4
million tonnes of tomato by-products into proteins, sugars, fibre
Eating more wholegrain foods could help people reduce their chances
of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers, analysing the
role of carbohydrates on insulin resistance and the prevalence of
the metabolic syndrome in a large...
Sourdough bread containing select bacteria may be tolerated by
patients with a rare digestive disease that causes gluten
intolerance, say Italian and Irish researchers. The new research
could provide new opportunities for food producers...