More than 600 school nutrition professionals will next week call on Congress to adopt national food and beverage standards for 'competitive foods' sold in schools.
The UK has outlined its commitment to developing environmental labelling for food.
Increasing consumer awareness in the UK over healthy eating suggests that government messages are finally getting through.
Tate & Lyle's appointment of a new head of global research and development underlines the company's focus on the value-added end of the ingredients market.
Ingredients giant Cargill last week finalized agreements with three of Canada's leading food distributors.
Reports from Canada indicate that country's ministry of health has reopened its evaluation of the ban on saccharin, the artificial sweetener linked to bladder cancer.
The nation's leading biotech firms yesterday outlined their performance and expectations at the eleventh annual Agricultural Biotech Forum held by investment banking firm Goldman Sachs.
AC Neilsen's latest market report, which examines the fastest-growing categories and product areas across 66 key markets around the world, provides an insight into the future direction of global food development.
Ingredient firm Corn Products International has completed the acquisition of the food business of SPI Polyols, as well as the remaining 50 percent of SPI's Brazilian joint venture.
Leading US ingredient firm Cargill has announced the appointment of a new chief executive officer, a move that comes in the same week as a leadership reshuffle in competitor ADM.
Opportunities are rife within the French confectionery sector for those manufacturers willing to invest in innovation targeted at European consumers, according to a report by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Corn Products International has reported "record" sales for 2006, closing its 100th anniversary year with what it had forecast to be its "best year ever" .
US demand for sweeteners is expected to continue its steady growth to the end of the decade, but despite the expected increase in volumes, market value will be suppressed by falling prices, reveals a new report.
French firm Roquette has developed what it claims is a unique approach to applying sugar-free ingredients to current 'deposited gum' technology.
Food products with lower levels of 'bad' ingredients, such as fat and sugar, have seen a sharp rise in popularity over the past year, according to Mintel.
Tate & Lyle has predicted sales and profits of its Splenda sucralose product to 'only modestly' increase due to a slower than anticipated acceleration of uptake from major customers.
Corn Products International today announced that it is to acquire the food business of SPI Polyols, as well as the remaining 50 percent of SPI's Brazilian joint venture.
Cargill is seeking EU approval for its sweetener Xtend Sucromalt, which it claims can bring slow energy release and low glycaemic response to a wider range of applications.
Kraft Foods could face a lawsuit for deceptive marketing, which claims that the US giant is mislabeling a fruit juice product as 'all natural'.
Tate & Lyle's new subsidiary in Australia and New Zealand is operational as of 1 January.
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