The familiar pungency of the common food ingredient garlic used
extensively by food makers comes down to one particular compound
and its ability to activate specific protein thermoreceptors in the
mouth, say researchers.
Leading US supplement retailer GNC is rolling out the first product
containing the satiety ingredient Olibra, a combination of palm and
oat oil fractions developed by Sweden's LTP Lipid Technologies
Provider, reports Dominique...
Imperial Sugar received an offer of acquisition earlier this week,
while Cargill announced its intentions to further invest in
Brazilian sugar and General Mills had its rating outlook revised
from negative to stable.
President Bush reiterated the importance of using current WTO talks
to expand foreign food export opportunities during the swearing in
ceremony of US trade representative Robert Portman this week,
writes Anthony Fletcher.
The Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA) is urging for the
immediate passage of the Central America-Dominican Republic Free
Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) in order to expand export markets for
the US food industry.