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Eating out under the stars to rise by €34bn

Regular eating and drinking out in the evening will no longer just be the preserve of the French, Spanish and Italians, claims a new report...

Food chain tackled in the UK

UK Prime Minister Tony Blair this week gathered together leaders from the food and farming industries to discuss their future in the wake of devastation...

Dairy alliance to drive growth in the Americas

The heads of Swiss food group Nestle and New Zealand dairy group Fonterra Co-operative signed an agreement on Monday to form Dairy Partners Americas (DPA),...

Shift in focus for ADM ingredients division

ADM Specialty Ingredients, the ingredients arm of agricultural processing company Archer Daniels Midland, announced this week that it is to restructure its sales and marketing...

Danisco manufactures natural, biological preservative

Danish ingredients company Danisco announced this week that it is to use new production facilities in Denmark to produce Natamax - a natural, biological preservative....

Cadbury and Ocean Spray in juice deal

UK confectionery and drinks group Cadbury Schweppes has agreed to acquire juice maker Nantucket Allserve from cranberry growers co-operative Ocean Spray Cranberries, the company announced...

Danisco sells crispy onions to Norway

Leading Norwegian food company the Rieber & Søn Group has entered into an agreement with Danish ingredients company Danisco to take over the Danisco's crispy...

Cargill contemplates Australian flour business

US agribusiness giant Cargill is among a handful of groups running the ruler over Goodman Fielder mixing and milling operations, Reuters reports. "We're assessing the...

Danisco explores Russian market, with positive results

After posting disappointing financial results for the third-quarter earlier this week, Danish ingredients company Danisco announced on Wednesday that business is booming in Russia. The...

Barry Callebaut examines the cocoa market

Both cocoa terminal markets retraced last week in quiet sessions and light volumes, due mainly to tradeand speculative profit taking, cocoa product company Barry Callebaut...

Specialty products segment boosts Balchem Encapsulates results

US encapsulated ingredients producer Balchem Encapsulates recently reported a record fourth quarter for sales and net income. The results were based on growth in the...

New partnership for cellulosic providers to the food industry

Hercules Aqualon, a supplier of cellulosic products used to modify the physical properties of aqueous or water based systems, reported recently that it has appointed...

Cargill proposes giant vegetable oil refinery

Cargill, the US agribusiness group, is looking to build one of India's largest vegetable oils refinery in the coastal state of Orissa, the Financial Times...

Danisco shares drop as Q3 results announced

Shares in Danish food and ingredients company Danisco dropped three per cent on Wednesday to a six-month low on disappointing quarterly results and a slight...

Cargill constructs new soy protein plant

US agribusiness giant Cargill announced this week that it is to open a new soy protein isolate plant in Ohio, US. The plant, destined to...

Chiquita enters new phase to recuperate market share

Chiquita Brands, the number two banana producer, said on Tuesday that it had emerged from the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and it has began a...

Faith in food irradiation boosts sales for US company

Consumer faith in food irradiation appears to be on the rise in the US, arguably driven by an increase in food safety concerns since the...

Green consumer shifts in attitude

Products with both functional and emotional benefits may be the way forward for manufacturers looking to make an impact on green consumerism. In a new...

Degussa exceeds expectations

German specialty chemistry company Degussa reported a one per cent increase in sales in 2001 this week, up to €12.9 billion from €12.8 billion for...

Cadburys to up slice of chewing gum market?

UK confectionery and drinks group Cadbury Schweppes is preparing a $2 billion (€2.27bn) bid for the chewing gum and cough drops arm of Pfizer, the...

Organic supply chain must be united

The National Farmers Union (NFU) in the UK this week called on every element of the organic supply chain to work together to increase efficiencies...

Forbes declines to buy back phytosterol ingredient from Novartis

US health science company Forbes Medi-Tech announced this week that it has exercised its right not to buy back the licensing and distribution rights to...

Sports drinks dominate performance industry, more evidence

A British study has found that the global market for performance foods and drinks is now worth in excess of $11billion(€12.5bn), and is dominated by...

Molson raises brewing stakes in Brazil

Canadian brewer Molson made a significant leap forward in Brazil this week by acquiring the country's second-largest brewer, the Financial Times reports. According to the...

Kraft cuts 7,500 jobs

US food company Kraft Foods announced this week that it is to cut about 7,500 jobs as it incorporates the biscuit and cracker maker Nabisco...

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