Degussa Texturant Systems, a unit of German speciality chemicals
company, Degussa announced this week that its plant in Decatur,
USA, has been awarded Cert-ID non-GMO system certification for its
lecithin production system.
Following the declaration last week that it is to invest in the
food enzyme side to its business, Danish enzyme company Novozymes
yesterday reported 'the best year ever' for 2002 with sales rising
7 per cent from DKK 5,271...
Australian yeast and ingredients group Burns Philp, currently in
the midst of a hostile takeover bid for food company Goodman
Fielder, today reported a 40.3 per cent increase in net profit to
A$95.1 million (€51.8m) for the fiscal...
The Danish food ingredients Chr. Hansen Group has reported group
sales of DKK1,243 m (€167.3m) for the first quarter of its
financial year 2001/2002, a 3 per cent increase on the
corresponding period a year ago.
Using the World Social Forum as a launching pad, consumer rights
group Public Citizen has started a campaign in Brazil to draw
attention to what it calls the "dangers associated with food
irradiation" in the country.
Chr. Hansen - Food Ingredients saw net sales rising by five per
cent in Europe, South America and Asia/Pacific for the first
quarter ending 30 November 30, 2002 but plunging by six per cent in
North America. The overall impact - the...
Ingredients company Acatris Belgium, a division of the Dutch Royal
Schouten group, and FMC BioPolymer announced this week as from 1
January 2003 Acatris will be the exclusive distributor in the
Benelux for the polymer products of...
Food contamination is a major issue that the European, and global,
food industry faces today. A one day seminar in the UK will examine
how the industry can respond to the challenge and devise a strategy
A US food safety inspector has said that a series of listeria-based
food poisoning outbreaks, one of which has been blamed for eight
deaths since July, could have been found sooner if the government
had taken a stronger line.
Smooth or crunchy? Which ever way you prefer your peanut butter,
the ingredients contained within could well keep diabetes at bay.
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health in the US report
this week that consuming a daily...