Cleaner labels, health claims and satiety are amongst the projects
in the pipeline at ingredients giant National Starch Food
Innovation, which will be looking for food firms to partner with in
its quest to bring new products to market.
Until recently China was the favourite destination for foreign
retailers, but the country has slipped to fifth place as market
saturation has made trading more difficult. Meanwhile the stakes
have been raised in Vietnam thanks to...
Exceptionally high growth rates in the organic meat market in
recent years are attracting new entrants into the industry, but
supply still remains short of burgeoning consumer demand, says a
report published this week.
Coca-Cola and Cadbury Schweppes have joined the list of beverage
firms set to be sued in Florida over allegations their drinks
contained benzene, 15 years after the industry first pledged to fix
US red meat and poultry production in 2007 is projected to grow at
a considerably slower rate than expected this year, while
consumption is expected to increase marginally, according to an
agriculture department forecast.
The FDA has confirmed the qualified health claim linking whole
grain barley to a reduced risk of coronary heart disease, which
could help raise awareness of the grain amongst heart
The relationship between journalist 'hack' and scientist 'lab-rat'
must be developed if science is to get a fair deal in the press,
and for consumers to be presented balanced and accurate science
Wellness, convenience, quality and organics are the key areas that
leading soup maker Campbell is focusing on, the firm told
FoodNavigator-USA.com, as it reports better than expected third
Five US soft drinks were found containing the cancer-causing
chemical benzene at levels above the legal limit for drinking
water, America's food safety watchdog has announced, sparking calls
for more thorough testing.