Florida's tomato growers are still feeling the effects of the four
hurricanes that swept through the state last year, said the Florida
Tomato Committee today, urging food manufacturers to realize that
supplies of the fruit are...
Kettle Foods, have decided that 2005 is to be the year when the
humble potato chip takes on a guise never seen before by asking its
consumers what new flavor of chips they would like to see on the
shelves, reports Philippa Nuttall.
Biotech giant Monsanto announced a smaller net loss for the first
quarter of 2005 than the same period last year thanks mainly to
increasing seed sales, but legal problems are still proving
expensive for the company.
Opportunities for suppliers and users of low-calorie bulk sweetener
erythritol open up as Canada clears approval for inclusion of this
natural sweetener in a range of food formulations from cream
fillings to chewing gum.
Moves in the food industry this week include Monica Gonzalez
joining the Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) as director of
scientific and regulatory policy and Mike Leavitt being picked to
head the Health and Human Services department..