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UK leads European organic market

Sales of organic food in the UK are rising faster than in any other European country, according to a new report launched on Monday by...

Cargill food ingredients business restructures

Cargill announced this month that its business unit Cargill Nutraceuticals will now be known as Cargill Health and Food Technologies. The decision comes after the...

Egg technology advances with Belovo

According to ingredients company Belovo scientific trials have shown that one can eat as many as two or three of its Columbus Eggs a day...

From filling fats to e-services, Aarhus reveals all

The laboratories of Danish speciality vegetable fats and oils company Aarhus Olie are busy developing new products for the food manufacturer. At the Food Ingredients...

Mind the turkey, risks revealed

US consumer group, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) Consumer group, revealed this week that the turkey industry does not appear to...

AVEBE and Aventis in joint venture

Research into the commercial use of genetically-modified potato starch has been agreed in Germany by Aventis CropScience in a joint venture with Dutch cooperative AVEBE,...

New concepts from WILD

German ingredients company WILD presented new concepts for the confectionery, bakery and ice cream industries at this year's FIE in London this month.    The range...

Education, the key to a healthy diet

A recent study in Denmark supports the view that social class and education can play an active role in dietary habits.    Scientists from the University...

Fish oil fights depression, more evidence

Remember your mother telling you: "Eat your fish. It's good for your brain." She may just have been right.    Scientists think they have evidence that...

Cranberries, the top antioxidant source

The little red berry, the unremitting companion to our Christmas turkey, may be better for us than the accompanying broccoli , US researchers report this...

WTO trade talks, a challenge for agriculture

The successful launch of the new round of world trade talks is good news for the economies of the UK, the European Union and the...

Moderate drinking helps arteries

Further evidence to support the view that the odd tipple may help, rather than harm, the body was presented this week by the National Institute...

ANZFA launches labelling campaign

Australian health minister Annette King launched on Wednesday an information poster, developed by the Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA), to help consumers understand new...

Danisco pilot plant for starter cultures

Danish ingredients company Danisco is accelerating the development of starter cultures to the dairy industry and other food industry customers with the opening of a...

Fruit extracts fit the bill

Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) unveiled its newly developed range of fruit extract powders at Food Ingredients Europe last week in London. The cranberry...

Treatt not so bananas

UK flavour specialist Treatt promoted its new natural banana distillate at the FiE in London last week.    The company boasts that recent have confirmed the...

Oats to kickstart kids grey matter

Children who eat oatmeal as opposed to cold cereal or no breakfast at all perform better on memory tasks, according to new research findings announced...

Nutritional whey from Borculo Domo

Whey derivative producer Borculo Domo Ingredient introduced a new range of brand names at the Food Ingredients Europe 2001 exhibition in London last week.    The...

Carob fibre hits the shelves

Specialty ingredients manufacturer, Nutrinova presented its Caromax™ dietary fiber at this year's FiE exhibition. This new ingredient enables Nutrinova to offer food manufacturers a total...

Aquaceuticals, the new drinks concept

German flavour group WILD announced recently the launch of a new product group for the breakfast and lunch drink segment.    With ACE drinks, in addition...

Blackberry flavours for ice cream

US dairy company Mayfield Dairy Farms launched a new ice cream flavour onto the market this month.    Blackberry Cobbler has a base vanilla ice cream...

ARS looks for pectin partners

Food processing ingredient pectin could be made in the US instead of overseas for the first time in a decade, if a business partner to...

Boysenberry - the next fruity food fad?

Fruit ingredient company J.O. Sims Ltd. has introduced the taste of New Zealand boysenberries to the UK consumer.    The company teamed up with two leading...

Food security forecasts investigated

In this paper written for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ,Professor Alex F. McCalla, University of California, Davis, and L. Revoredo, University of...

New potato based starches from National Starch

UK starch company National Starch launched two new potato-based starches at the FiE 2001 in London last week.    Novation 6600 and National 10270-4 form part...