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Purac product to extend shelf life

A tool to help determine the amount of lactate and diacetate to control Listeria is on demonstration at the Purac stand under the FiE roof...

Spanish sell-off at heart of Ahold recovery plan

Nearly a year after Dutch retail group Ahold confirmed an accounting fraud at a number of its operating units, the company's new chief executive has...

Braille new world for Spanish shoppers

Spanish supermarket group Alcampo is to introduce labels in Braille on 60 of its own label products, the first retail group in Spain to cater...

Raw materials from sugar by-products

Tekes, the national technology agency in Finland, is currently funding an investigation into the use of rare sugar components - previously deemed as unimportant by-products...

Combine and conquer

Israel may not immediately spring to mind as one of the world's major wine producing nations, but there are a number of large wineries there...

Sales growth leaves Delhaize confident

Belgian retail group Delhaize has raised its growth forecasts for fiscal 2003 after an excellent third quarter performance hampered only by adverse currency exchange rates....

British buy organic!

The British chomped their way through £1 billion worth of organic products in one year, making the UK the number three outlet - behind the...

BFG confirms burgeoning recovery

After years of dwindling market share, an often less-than-focused business strategy and a succession of profit warnings, the restructuring measures implemented in March last year...

Kerry, organic growth pivotal to success

Leading Irish food ingredients company Kerry brushed off currency fluctuations and testing market conditions to post a stable set of figures for the first six...

Solid peformance from sugar leader, but what does the future hold?

British Sugar's parent company, cash-rich Associated British Foods (ABF), delivered a strong set of results for the year with the food and agriculture division pulling...

Pressure pays off on Spanish prices

Efforts by the Spanish government to counter what it believes are excessive price increases for a number of fresh products appear to be paying off....

Seminar supports safety

Facing up to food safety is the focus of an upcoming seminar in the UK that will tackle the rise of food contamination in the...

Südzucker ups stakes in Raffinerie Tirlemontoise

Europe's largest sugar producer, Südzucker, has closed a five-year convertible bond of €250 million, the proceeds from which will be used to lift its stake...

Soyoil stocks down and price rises for Solae

Soy bean crushing figures in the US rose slightly in September on August to beat trade expectations but soyoil stocks were drawn down. According to...

We must trust the food chain, says Sir Ben

The UK National Farmers' Union president Sir Ben Gill, meeting key European food industry leaders over the weekend, has called for international co-operation between farmer-controlled...

Chr Hansen expands in China

Western ingredients companies continue to make inroads into the massive Chinese food market with Danish company Chr Hansen cutting the ribbon yesterday on new facilities...

Good first half for Marks & Spencer

First half sales at UK retail group Marks & Spencer were 4.3 per cent ahead of the previous year at £3.3 billion, helped by gains...

Food driving Spanish retail growth

Retail sales in Spain grew by 6.6 per cent in September compared to the same month a year earlier, driven primarily by food sales, which...

Metro sees Chinese growth - report

With Ukraine and India under its belt this year, German retail and wholesale giant Metro is turning to China as its next main market for...

ADM breezes past market expectations

US agribusiness ADM withstood droughts, higher raw material prices and tougher market conditions to post a lift in profits for the first quarter, in sharp comparison to competitor Bunge who...

Robertet launches flavour solutions

French flavour and fragrance company Robertet (Stand E50) introduces its latest flavour creations in a variety of foods and beverages. The company will present three...

Texture analyser from Stable

UK texture analysis equipment company Stable Micro Systems (Stand D160) will officially launch its new-generation texture analyser at the FIE 2001. The company claims that...

Profits plunge at Bunge's agribusiness

The rolling out of third quarter results today continues with a slip in earnings for US agri-giant Bunge on the back of weaker profits sorely...

Further price cuts from Laurus

The sluggishness of the Dutch economy is taking its toll on retailers there, with most of the major supermarket chains cutting prices substantially over the...

Russia plagued by counterfeit goods

Some 40 per cent of all the alcoholic beverages and 36 per cent of all the foodstuffs on sale in Russia during the first half...

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