Food technologists and manufacturers will be swarming to Florida
tomorrow to learn about the latest ingredients innovations as the
2006 IFT annual meeting and food expo opens its doors in Orlando's
Orange County Convention Center.
Changes to the labeling requirements of calorie content, trans fats
and portion sizes are among the issues being considered by the US
Food and Drug Administration, according to a recent food labeling
The chairman of Kraft Foods, the world's second biggest food
company, Roger Deromedi, has launched an attack on EU and US trade
barriers that are driving up the price of commodity ingredients
such as sugar and coffee.
Energy costs and supply issues have contributed to price hikes for
popular beverage ingredient citric acid, with manufacturer Cargill
announcing a price increase for its citric acid and citrate
Adolescents, an often overlooked population, could also be reaping
the benefits of folic acid fortification of enriched grain products
with lower levels of a marker of cardiovascular disease (CVD), says
a new study.
Leading US organic dairy firm Stonyfield Farm and Danone have
joined forces to create a European subsidiary, which the groups
hope will duplicate Stonyfield's US success in Europe's organic
The race is on to see which of two leading cereal makers will be
the first to place an omega-3 fortified product on shelves,
following a new license and supply agreement between Martek and
General Mills that is substantially similar...