Food makers using soybeans suffered further price increases last
month as a worsening drought reduced production in Brazil and
pushed US soybean prices in February up around $1 a bushel, said
the USDA this week.
Coke war drives innovation in diet drink sweetener formulations
with the number one soft drinks player Coca-Cola rolling out a new
aspartame and acesulfame potassium based cola onto the market,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Spice company McCormick said yesterday that its Q1 profits and
sales were lower than expected, pushed down by struggling vanilla
prices, but remained confident for the rest of the year, writes
Chr Hansen last week launched an ingredient aimed at meat producers
whose foods suffer from a lack of flavor after functional blends
and water are added to optimize their recipes, writes Philippa
The Whole Grains Council yesterday launched its food stamp to the
general public at the Natural Foods Expo West show taking place in
Anaheim. Cynthia Harriman, head of the council, told Philippa
Nuttall how the food industry has reacted...
The low-carb trend and a general move towards healthy eating, plus
the ongoing search for convenience and ease-of-use were the three
factors that shaped the US breakfast market in 2004, according to a
The American Dairy Products Institute (ADPI) announced this week
that it will hold its International Whey Conference in September.
Autumn may seem a long way away when spring is only just in the
air, but for those in the whey industry...
The GMA said earlier this week that Americans are filling their
shopping carts with healthier foods and drinks, particularly whole
grains. Philippa Nuttall spoke to one firm to see whether
they had experienced an increase in sales...
Wineries are getting bigger and their businesses are therefore
exposed to greater risk. In a bid to help producers achieve greater
consistency, Danish ingredients firm Chr Hansen has created blended
yeasts, writes Philippa Nuttall.