Balancing liberalisation with a better deal for developing
countries must be a priority for the World Trade Organisation as
figures from a new report released yesterday show that
protectionism and subsidies by industrialised nations...
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
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.
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 volatile vanilla market has seen food manufacturers turning to
synthetic substitutes as prices per kilo soar from double to treble
figures in recent years. Danish ingredients giant Danisco - a
leading extractor of vanilla in the...
US firm Technology Flavors & Fragrances continues to falter in
2003 with a 70 per cent decrease in net income for the second
quarter, a decrease in net sales of 5.7 per cent and rising
The World Health Organisation continues on its mission to reduce
global obesity, hosting further meetings with food manufacturers
from around the world to discuss the role the trade can play in
tackling the problem.
The €435 billion US food industry has welcomed a move by the Bush
administration to inject more cash into food security. "Both
Secretary Thompson and FDA Commissioner McClellan emphasised that
the focus of this new food security...