The Benelux operation of Fiske Food Ingredients, a distribution
business belonging to €4bn Dutch industrial chemicals group Univar,
has linked up with starch ingredients company Avebe to distribute
the co-operative's full range...
Building on the one-stop-supplier philosophy, the new kid on the
xanthan gum block Danisco has made inroads into the market this
week, linking up with one of the largest xanthan gum suppliers in
China, the Henan Tianguan group.
Ongoing rumours that the Irish food and ingredients company Kerry
Group had bought up a US fruit flavour operation were at last
confirmed with the ambitious food ingredients business broadcasting
that it has purchased US-based Da...
Limited consumer awareness threatens to restrain the development of
probiotics markets, finds a new Frost & Sullivan report, yet
sales of the healthy ingredient are still set to almost triple in
value over the next six years.
Certain methods of preparation and cooking can causevegetables to
lose their cancer-fighting compounds, with microwaving the biggest
culprit, according to new evidence published in the Journal of the
Science of Food and Agriculture.
As US International Flavours and Fragrances and Swiss company
Givaudan continue to fight it out for the number one global
flavours and fragrance spot, the Swiss supplier reports stable but
far from dazzling 3 per cent sales growth...
Dutch based company Acatris, recently formed through the merger of
food and health companies Daminco, Orffa Health & Nutrition,
Schouten USA and SoyLife Nederland, has sold the the assests of its
brewery division in a bid to concentrate...
Controversial new rules in the US on the labelling of trans fatty
acids (TFAs) on food products continue to meet with opposition from
food manufacturers. On Thursday the National Food Processors
Association - the industry body - voiced...
Two years after the company went public, $20 billion US oilseed
giant Bunge declares a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per
share following swiftly on from strong second quarter earnings
announced in July this year.
Steady but unsensational growth is earmarked for soy products in
the US with market analysts predicting a 5.4 per cent rise year on
year to $8.6 billion (€7.3bn) in 2007. But demand for industrial
applications are poised for a surge...