Olive oil has become the latest food to win the FDA's approval,
receiving a cautious nod that will allow the product to display a
qualified health claim for its potential to reduce coronary heart
Reorganization activities in Europe caused a dip in International
Flavors & Fragrances' earnings in the third quarter of 2004,
but North America continued to see strong growth, particularly in
its flavors division.
The glycemic index, a method established to rank foods based on the
rate of carbohydrate absorption they trigger, is seeing increasing
interest from researchers and the food industry, but there is still
much confusion as to what it...
A new chocolate bar made from cocoa from sustainable plantations
was launched in New York late last month by the Rainforest
Alliance, which has high hopes of building on the growing awareness
of ethical products among today's...
Kellogg reported a solid 7 percent increase in its earnings for the
third quarter with the North America region also putting up a
strong performance thanks to the successful introdution of new
Investigations into the benefits of a low calorie diet have led
scientists to pinpoint the gene responsible for an increase in life
span in flies on a calorie-restricted diet, paving the way to
further elucidate the health and longevity...
United International Enterprises Limited (UIE), the majority
stakeholder in vegetable oil firm Aarhus United, confirms it will
sell its considerable stake in the Danish firm, due to be divested
by January 2005.
Individuals, health officials and the food industry must act now to
halt the alarming proportion of low-income Asian and Pacific
Islander children in California becoming overweight, if the figures
of study published last week are...
Health promoting compounds found in honey could make this
ingredient a more attractive option for food makers currently using
bulk sweeteners such as high-fructose corn syrup, say scientists in
the US, and looking to jump on board...
An international task force meeting in Brazil last week under the
aegis of Codex Alimentarius, the global food standards body,
cleared a decision after difficult discussions on defining the
identity of reconstituted orange juice.