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Sale boosts BASF profits but earnings fall

German chemicals maker BASF said on Tuesday its net profit rose 21 per cent in the third quarter from the same period a year earlier,...

Canadian consumers pay a milk premium

Canada's supply management system for milk may be costing consumers $2.5 billion a year, according to the Fraser Institute. The free-market think-tank says that after...

Innovations for functional egg ingredients

US Golden Oval Eggs and Canadian company Inovatech this week announced the formation of a joint venture, Inovatech USA. Canadian Inovatech has established the...

Danisco Venture invests in biotechnology and foods

Danisco Venture, the venture capital arm of Danish food company Danisco, announced recently that it has invested DKK 10 million in DTU Invest. The...

Danone steps closer to drinks purchase

While Frucor's independent directors search for a rival takeover offer, French suitor Groupe Danone has tightened its grip on the drinks maker, IndustrySearch reports. ...

US vitamin sales slump hits Numico

Dutch food group Numico NV Wednesday suffered a 10 per cent fall in underlying profit in the third quarter on the back of weaker U.S....

Consumer concerns revealed

Price, time and convenience are the most important factors for consumers, a new report from the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) revealed last week. ...

Award no barrier for Loders

Speciality oils and fats producer Loders Croklaan on Tuesday evening won the Fi Europe Most Innovative Food Ingredient Award 2001 for Cotebar S, the company's...

Global food ingredients group makes its stake

New ingredients supplier Braes used the FiE 2001 to formally introduce itself to the food ingredients world. Founded in 1999, Braes aims to achieve global...

Choline confirmed

US encapsulation company Balchem Encapsulates this week at the FiE 2001 confirmed the presence of its new choline product on the market. Called Vitashure™...

Global organic market to reach 27 billion euros

The global market for organic foods is expected to expand by 23 per cent in 2001 to reach US $26 billion. Speaking at Food Ingredients...

Uelzena presents cocoa replacer

German ingredients company Uelzena launched a new product on Monday at the FiE 2001 show in London. Cocoa powder replacer Decoration sprinkle is a...

Profits sweet for Associated British Foods

Associated British Foods Plc on Tuesday reported annual profits at the top of market forecasts and said it aimed to grow future earnings in high-single...

Two China firms say not behind mass food poisoning

Singapore-listed Chinese firms United Food Holdings Ltd UTDF.SI and People's Food Holdings Ltd PPFH.SI said on Thursday their pork products were not to blame for...

Kraft Foods recalls certain Louis Rich products

Kraft Foods Inc. KFT.N, the No. 1 North American food maker, on Thursday said it was voluntarily recalling one-day production of two Louis Rich turkey...

Intl Multifoods sees Pillsbury deal done in days

Food manufacturer and distributor International Multifoods Corp. IMC.N on Thursday said it expects to complete its $316 million purchase of specialty foods and desserts businesses...

New logo for Bord Bia

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, this week brought the emerald isle to the shores of the Docklands, home to the FiE exhibition. The...

Revenue up for organic food company

US organic food company, The Hain Celestial Group this week announced that for the first quarter of fiscal 2002, ended September 30, 2001, revenues increased...

Parmalat creates North American region

Italian food company Parmalat this week announced the creation of a new organisational structure to focus on strengthening the Company's operation in North America. ...

Aarhus launches new look web site

Danish fats and oils company Aarhus Oliefabrik launched at the FiE this week its new look web site. Although currently providing news and ingredients information...

Spray milk powder from Armor

French ingredients company Armor Proteines (Stand) presents Galax, a range of food and dairy preparation in spray powder form. These dairy products are made by...

Newcomers to Cerestar group

Cerestar (Stand M70) will exhibit its range of speciality starches and polyols. New additions to the range of starches and polyols include: C*IsoMaltidex, isomalt...

Is it a cranberry?

Cranberry specialists Ocean Spray (Stand N150) launches its new enhanced blueberry Flavoured Fruit Piece (FFP) at the FiE. This new FFP is an all-natural...