Corn Products International has announced improved sales and
improved earning for the first nine months of 2004, though as the
company had previously forecast, the second half of the year is
proving more challenging.
Powerhouse antioxidants contained in three or more pieces of fruit
and vegetables a day could severely reduce the risk of developing
cancer of the lymphatic system with broccoli and cabbage showing
particularly strong benefits.
The battle for market share in the growing zero trans fats oil
marketplace has gathered pace after a small US co-operative joined
the large commercial players by rolling out its first batch of
trans fat-free soybean oil.
Despite acknowledging last week that considerable investments in
R&D and production facilities, designed to support the low carb
surge, would impact sales in the first quarter of 2005, wheat
protein and starch supplier MGP Ingredients,...
Unsafe food makes almost a third of the globe ill each year,
putting constant pressure on governments and the food industry to
come up with tools to increase food safety and reduce the risk of
Soy products firm Solbar Industries is to set up a new company
specialized in sugar analysis, which will market its technology for
use by manufacturers of dairy products, protein-rich foods and
Scientists at the Emory University Health Sciences Centre are
hoping to widen the understanding of an enzyme that breaks down
caffeine into theophylline, using bacteria that need the breakdown
product of the enzyme for survival.
A rise in global stocks of wheat after a 30-year low will offer
continued relief to the tighter prices experienced by the food
industry in previous years, but the food chain still needs to stay
on the alert.