Health ingredients manufacturer Cognis Nutrition and Health has
announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
approved GRAS status for the company's Xangold brand natural lutein
esters products in a variety of...
French grape polyphenol supplier Ferco Développement has stepped up
production capacity and increased its colorant range with the news
this week that it has fully acquired the production plant Sefcal, a
subsidiary of Chr Hansen, based...
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...
The American arm of Danish ingredients company Danisco announced
this week that in order to capitalise on the most influential
segment of US shoppers in America - women - the company has
launched a new juice bar novelty idea, Elevations...
The American arm of Danish food ingredients company Danisco this
week announced the launch of a flavour concept designed to target
the ice cream and frozen novelty segment and to maximise on the
persuasion techniques of children.
The acquisition of the Belgian-based flavour house Perlarom has
enhanced Danisco's position in the premier league of European
flavour houses, the Danish company reported this week. In May this
year Danisco acquired the Perlarom...
Dutch based company Acatris, recently formed through the merger of
food and health companies Daminco, Orffa Health & Nutrition,
Schouten USA and SoyLife Nederland, has recently published research
claiming that SoyLife is a complex...
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has been awarded three US patents for
the use of concentrated isoflavones combined with other
phytochemicals to treat blood-related diseases, cancer and
Consumer groups, keen to a void a repeat of the massive ConAgra
beef recall, have called on the USDA to tighten food safety
controls at meat processing plants, a move branded as unnecessary
A major study of the effects of hormone replacement therapy has
been halted after scientists discovered a major risk of ovarian
cancer - but there are plenty of natural alternatives to help women
deal with the menopause.
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said on Tuesday it is
paying an extra 20 cents per bushel for soybeans that have not been
genetically modified and are delivered to its processing facility
in Decatur, Illinois.