The notion that defining ‘natural’ is just too hard - either for the FDA or for the food industry - and that we therefore shouldn’t even bother to attempt it, is defeatist and “disingenuous”, says the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI).
Solazyme and Bunge have formed a joint venture in Brazil to build, own and operate a commercial-scale renewable tailored oils production facility to develop opportunities in sugar, bioenergy, and fuel.
The expected weakening of raw material prices this summer has been slower than expected, making life very unpredictable for buyers in the flavors and fragrances industry, according to one leading supplier.
Cargill’s bid to buy Goodman Fielder’s edible fats and oils business looks to be scuppered by the Australian competition authorities, who say it would be an unacceptable concentration of refining assets in the country.
Canadian natural ingredients company SunOpta has clinched a deal to
begin construction of a new organic and natural oil refinery in
Colorado in a joint venture with Colorado Mills - in spite of its
financial and legal worries.
Hot on the heels of weak third quarter results, US agri-giant Bunge
said on Tuesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell
its bakery business to US company Dawn Food Products for $76
million in a bid to focus on the core...