Facing the pressure of squeezed margins ICI-owned starch supplier
National Starch passes price rises onto the market, announcing an 8
to 10 per cent price hike for its tapioca based modified food
starches,reports Lindsey Partos.
Cereal and snack producer Kellogg will have the edge over
arch-rival General Mills over the next few years as superior
innovations in the premium health sector and a more focused product
portfolio drive the firm forward, writes Chris...
US oilseed and cocoa processor Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) said on
Monday it will post a gain of $93 million in its fiscal third
quarter, due to the sale of a 27.9 million share stake in UK starch
and sweeteners firm Tate & Lyle,...
Genaissance Pharmaceuticals, Monsanto and the Agricultural Research
Service (ARS) have formed a triple alliance to draw up a genetic
map of the soybean, the companies announced today, writes
Dr Sin Hang Lee, founder of the green tea TeaForHealth, yesterday
demanded that the FDA introduce a tea flouride safety standard
after recent research suggested that ingesting certain levels of
the chemical could be harmful, writes...
Pressure groups plan to use this year's Food Allergy Awareness Week
to promote the need for clear and effective product labeling to the
food industry as the allergy labeling legislation deadline
approaches, Philippa Nuttall reports.
Drinks manufacturers competing for market share in coffee products
will welcome new technology from Swiss scientists that should shed
light on the complex roasting process associated with the appeal of