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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...

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. ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Quest flavours

Flavour company Quest International introduced globally this month its new range of 25 High Impact Taste (HIT) flavours Ingredients or ` Hifi aromatics ' for...

WFP plans large scale food relief for Zimbabwe

The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it was planning a massive relief food operation for more than half a million mainly rural...

RSSL launches screen service

UK research centre Reading Scientific Services Ltd is to add irradiation testing to its portfolio of analytical services for the food industry. The company...

Calcium complex from Glanbia

Irish food ingredients company Glanbia ingredients presents at the FiE show in London this week a natural milk mineral complex. Called TruCal the ingredient is...

Britons turn to comfort food, National Food survey reveals

Britons snack more, drink more and eat out more in a rush for comfort food that could set waistlines bulging, a survey said on Monday....

Consumer supports Scandinavian organic market

Revenues relating to the Scandinavian market for fresh organic vegetables are forecast to double in the near future as consumer demand for organic foods continues...

Colon cancer drops but obesity rises

Colon cancer rates in the United States have been dropping in recent years, and although many Americans are changing their eating habits there are more...

Black raspberries to prevent cancer

A handful of black raspberries a day may help keep oesophageal cancer at bay, US researchers report this week. Scientists from Ohio University claim to...

Osteoarthritis unaided by Vitamin E, new evidence

Vitamin E may not be effective against osteoarthritis, a new study from Australia suggests. A study published in the October issue of Annals of...

Phospholipid in eggs to combat cholesterol

A compound in eggs, a lecithin, can reduce the absorption of cholesterol, US researchers reveal this week. The research by scientists at Kansas State University,...

Vitamin C fights cell death in heart failure patients

Vitamin C can aid congestive heart failure patients by suppressing the signal for cell death within blood vessel linings, French and German scientists reveal this...

Complex carbohydrate regulates plant growth

Twenty-five years ago, Alan Darvill and colleagues described one of the most complex carbohydrates found in nature. Called rhamnogalacturan II or RG-II, it is found...

Genes of food poisoning bacterium mapped

US scientists have mapped and sequenced the genome for a bacterium that is a leading cause of food poisoning worldwide: Salmonella typhimurium. The sequence...