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Food ingredient sales lift Penford 4Q results

Higher sales volumes of specialty starch systems contributed to US ingredient company Penford Corporation reporting a lift in sales for the fourth quarter. The...

World Food Summit postponed

The director general of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has proposed that a World Food Summit originally scheduled for next month should be...

GM protesters freed

British protesters won a High Court challenge on Tuesday that public order laws cannot be used against campaigners who damage or destroy genetically modified (GM)...

Firmenich Flavor Division opens Expertise Centre

Firmenich Flavor Division has announced the opening of their new international Foods and Flavors Expertise Center in Geneva, Switzerland. The centre is organised around three...

Cereal Chemists appoint Board of Directors

The American Association of Cereal Chemists (AACC) this week announced the appointment of its 2001/2002 Board of Directors, to be installed on October 18, 2001...

ANUGA opens its doors

As the food industry takes a look at itself this week during the massive Anuga Food show in Cologne, Germany, our compatriots in the Southern...

Danisco launches internet solution for global customers

Danish ingredients company Danisco launched on Tuesday an internet platform to help its customers across the world. Partnerweb aims to give global customers direct access...

Pernod restructures polish vodka

Polish company Polmos Poznan is to become a direct subsidiary of the Pernod Ricard group Wyborowa SA, following Pernod's recent acquisition of the vodka company....

Nabisco-Kraft integration leads to job losses

U.S. food company Kraft Foods Inc. on Friday agreed to sell its Brazilian dairy business to Italian food maker Parmalat Finanziaria. The move is part...

Beghin-Say sugar strike ends

Beghin-Say said on Thursday its five French sugar plants on strike since September had decided to resume work after an agreement was reached in each...

Danisco sells Foods business

Danish food ingredients company Danisco has concluded an agreement with DDG-Holding in Vejle, Denmark, for the takeover of Danisco Foods' business in Tårs, Northern Jutland....

Natural Products Expo opens doors, despite tensions

Despite current tensions in the United States and elsewhere in the world the Natural Products Expo East, a trade show for the $32 billion (35.2...

UK organic veggie sales grow

Sales for organic vegetables in the U.K. and Northern Ireland are continuing to grow according to a new report published on the organic market in...

Lonza launches large scale peptide production

Swiss-based life science chemical company Lonza has set up a cGMP manufacturing capacity for large scale solid phase manufacture of peptides at its Visp (CH)...

M&S sees sales increase

Sales for the ailing UK retailer Marks & Spencer for 12-week period to 29th September increased by 2.8 per cent, the company reports this week....

Degussa Unit aims for 25 per cent growth

The Fine Chemicals Business Unit of chemical giant Degussa AG aims to increase sales revenues from its current 1 billion euros by at least 25...

Smucker buys businesses from flavour giant IFF

US natural foods and drinks company J.M. Smucker is to acquire the formulated fruit and vegetable preparation businesses of flavours giant, International Flavors and Fragrances...

Food manufacturers discuss organics

The UK Food and Drink Federation's Organic Manufacturers Liaison Group has organised a seminar at the Natural Products EXPO in Washington DC, USA on 13...

Nutritlite dietary supplements first to receive certification

NSF International, a US Public Health and Safety Company(TM), announced on Monday the first five products to receive certification through the NSF Dietary Supplements Certification...

ADM gives functional foods greater focus

Functional foods and ingredients will be given a greater focus at global agriculture company Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), the company announced on Monday. ADM is...

Kerry Ingredients expands flavour business

Kerry, the Irish ingredients group, this week pushed further forward its development strategy with the acquisition of two flavour businesses in the UK and Brazilian...

New organic coatings for ice-cream

US Organic Commodity Products, a supplier of organic cocoa and chocolate products in North America, this week announced new certified organic dark and milk chocolate...

European consumers opt for non-GMO oils

Lower crude soyoil prices are not tempting west European consumers, who continue to prefer other soft oils that do not contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs),...

Rimini new destination for food summit - Italians reticient

The United Nations food body has accepted an Italian proposal to move a planned world food summit from Rome to Rimini, but officials are still...

E-commerce underpins sustainable growth, new study reports

E-commerce would continue to grow with more companies using the internet and business-to-business (B2B) strategies to reduce costs and increase profits, two reports have found...