The sixth International Cocoa Agreement in three decades came into
force at the beginning of October, heralding a break from the past
with the exclusion of market regulatory mechanisms - production
quotas, buffer stocks and other...
One year after new rules on organic standards hit the American food
industry one in ten Americans are eating more organic foods,
reports a US trend tracker - but price is still a barrier to new
The Benelux operation of Fiske Food Ingredients, a distribution
business belonging to €4bn Dutch industrial chemicals group Univar,
has linked up with starch ingredients company Avebe to distribute
the co-operative's full range...
Building on the one-stop-supplier philosophy, the new kid on the
xanthan gum block Danisco has made inroads into the market this
week, linking up with one of the largest xanthan gum suppliers in
China, the Henan Tianguan group.
Ongoing rumours that the Irish food and ingredients company Kerry
Group had bought up a US fruit flavour operation were at last
confirmed with the ambitious food ingredients business broadcasting
that it has purchased US-based Da...
As US International Flavours and Fragrances and Swiss company
Givaudan continue to fight it out for the number one global
flavours and fragrance spot, the Swiss supplier reports stable but
far from dazzling 3 per cent sales growth...
Controversial new rules in the US on the labelling of trans fatty
acids (TFAs) on food products continue to meet with opposition from
food manufacturers. On Thursday the National Food Processors
Association - the industry body - voiced...
Two years after the company went public, $20 billion US oilseed
giant Bunge declares a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.11 per
share following swiftly on from strong second quarter earnings
announced in July this year.
Steady but unsensational growth is earmarked for soy products in
the US with market analysts predicting a 5.4 per cent rise year on
year to $8.6 billion (€7.3bn) in 2007. But demand for industrial
applications are poised for a surge...
Fresh from acquiring starch derivatives company Cerestar,
privately-held US company Cargill throws another European
ingredients company into its shopping trolley with the purchase of
French cocoa and chocolate ingredients company...