Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland yesterday announced it
will increase its liquid sorbitol capacity at its Decatur plant in
the US by 60 per cent by the end of 2003 in order to meet increased
Dutch-based health and food ingredients company Acatris Group is
set to expand its sales network for health ingredients in the UK.
In a statement this week, the company claimed that the UK is among
the top three countries in Europe...
Cereal manufacturers could see growing sales in our
weight-conscious times as a new study shows that people who eat
cereal are less likely to be obese than those who skip breakfast or
choose a traditional English start to the day.
Increasing intake of vitamin C may be able to help prevent stomach
cancer, report researchers. A study found low levels of the vitamin
in blood samples to be associated with higher chances of
Helicobacter pylori infection, the bacteria...
A mother's diet can alter her offspring's development to such an
extent that it changes the baby's characteristics for life, and
potentially that of future generations, say researchers who have
found that nutrition...
Continuing uncertainty and senior management turmoil at cranberry
supplier Ocean Spray has led Moody's to downgrade the firm's
short-term and preferred stock ratings, with further downgrade
possible in the near future.
The theme of this year's World Food Day will be 'International
Alliance Against Hunger,' emphasising the need for global
mobilisation to create the political will to eradicate hunger, the
United Nations Food and Agriculture...
A new organic programme in the US has lifted sales of organic food
and drink while western Europe saw growth slowing down on 2002
figures. New report predicts drop in growth for industrialised
world, but acceleration in developing...
The Canadian government took a further step towards reducing the
risk of Canadians becoming exposed to the agent that may transmit
BSE with new rules that prevent specified risk material (SRM) from
entering the human food supply.