Increased harvests for key food commodities could suggest a
near-term easing up of price pressures for ingredients companies
and food manufacturers but an overall draw-down in global stocks
means prices are still extremely vulnerable,...
Food makers may eventually benefit from imminent food technologies
designed to prolong space travel as NASA calls on food scientists
to provide food solutions that will enable humans to travel far
from Earth - to the Moon or Mars...
The complex issue of carbohydrate labelling fired up by the
low-carb trend will move up a gear next month when the FDA is
expected to release proposed rules on how information about
carbohydrates should appear on the nutrition facts...
A new technology that makes fruit pieces 'fizzy' could provide food
makers with new opportunities and encourage children to eat up
their '5 a day', report food scientists in the US behind the
Dairy science moves one step closer to helping dairy manufacturers
formulate the right product to meet customer demand as food
scientists reveal the science behind consumer perception of nutty
flavours in the popular cheddar cheese,...
Consumer trust in ingredient labels moved up a gear in the US
yesterday as President George W. Bush signed off new rules on food
allergens that will mean tighter labelling requirements for all
food makers operating in the US market,...
Science is getting to grips with mad cow disease. Researchers have
designed a synthetic protein (prion) that makes mice display
symptoms similar to those of the brain-wasting condition, as well
as offering the potential for new therapies...
Regular consumption of lutein-enriched eggs could provide the body
with protective levels of this antioxidant widely believed to help
fight degenerative eye diseases, suggests a small study from the
Food companies involved at every step of the food chain are obliged
to maintain a clean, safe environment to beat food pathogens, but
food scientists from the US report that strains of the deadly
pathogen Listeria monocytogenes can...
The benefits of conventionally grown produce over organic foods was
the focus of a recent debate between food technologists with
scientists warning it is too early to reach conclusions, despite
new research that suggests some organic...
Regular cups of coffee could upset the body's ability to metabolise
sugar in consumers with the increasingly common medical condition
type 2 diabetes, suggest scientists, marking new market
opportunities for decaffeinated coffee...
US cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray will roll out a plumper
version of its health ingredient for use in bakery products onto
the European food market in the next few months, hoping to see
value-added ingredients boost a bottom line...
Openings for low-fat, weight-conscious foods are growing with new
findings suggesting US consumers believe they are to blame for
being obese. While confusion exists over artery-clogging trans
fatty acid, soy foods come out on top...