Initiatives by food makers to push food products that can tap into
the growing health concerns from consumers have found support from
a new study that backs ongoing research to suggest a healthier diet
and lifestyle can potentially...
Obesity levels in the US and Britain are among the highest in the
world, and it is not surprising, therefore, that it is in these two
countries that the debate over how to tackle the problem - and who
is to blame - is the most advanced....
As food developers and marketers are aware, bright colours hold a
strong appeal with children. Jumping on the back of this phenomenon
Danisco in the US has launched a new flavour concept to add to
Burcon and Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) have completed the
technical phase of the commercialization of Puratein and Supertein,
canola proteins, expected to have a wide range of applications in
the food and nutraceutical industries,...
People who eat fish regularly several times a week are
significantly less likely to get cancers of the lymph and
hematopoietic system, which include leukaemia, non-Hodgkin's
lymphoma, and myeloma, suggests a recent study.
There are signs that rising commodity costs are pinching the length
of the food chain with US cereal product maker General Mills
warning that, despite strong fourth quarter figures, the soaring
costs will have an impact in the near...
US flavours giant International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) has
avoided a hefty payout after a jury in the US ruled against four
popcorn factory employees who claimed a butter flavouring caused
harmful lung injuries.
A new study on artificial sweeteners reported in the news yesterday
has fuelled a rapid response from the soft drinks industry, which
branded the research by US researchers at Purdue University as
Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's natural ability to
'count' calories based on foods' sweetness, claim US researchers,
suggesting mouthfeel plays a crucial role in gauging calories and
casting a potential...
Vegetable oils will take the lion's share of the oils and fats
market in the US as food makers continue to turn away from animal
fats in favour of vegetable alternatives. But as consumers increase
their health concerns, dietary...