Food makers using soybeans suffered further price increases last
month as a worsening drought reduced production in Brazil and
pushed US soybean prices in February up around $1 a bushel, said
the USDA this week.
Coke war drives innovation in diet drink sweetener formulations
with the number one soft drinks player Coca-Cola rolling out a new
aspartame and acesulfame potassium based cola onto the market,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Spice company McCormick said yesterday that its Q1 profits and
sales were lower than expected, pushed down by struggling vanilla
prices, but remained confident for the rest of the year, writes
Chr Hansen last week launched an ingredient aimed at meat producers
whose foods suffer from a lack of flavor after functional blends
and water are added to optimize their recipes, writes Philippa
As food makers continue to slice artery-clogging trans fats out of
their formulations, a new study sheds light on the mechanisms
behind the impact of these fats on health, examining whether trans
fatty acid intake could also affect...
Democrat Tom Harkin, senator for Iowa and health and nutrition
advocate, announced at a press conference earlier this week that he
will propose a bill enabling the FTC to regulate food advertising
to children, Philippa Nuttall reports.
The Whole Grains Council yesterday launched its food stamp to the
general public at the Natural Foods Expo West show taking place in
Anaheim. Cynthia Harriman, head of the council, told Philippa
Nuttall how the food industry has reacted...