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Movements at Rhodia

Quality chemicals company Rhodia used Informex - the fine chemicals exhibition taking place in New Orleans, US this week - as a platform to give...

GM debate takes to the road

The national GM Debate is about to get under way in the UK with a series of conferences, debates and meetings organised around the country...

GRAS for Xangold

Health ingredients manufacturer Cognis Nutrition and Health has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved GRAS status for the company's Xangold...

Leahy defends supermarket role

At a time when the UK supermarket sector is under increased scrutiny because of the plethora of bids for the number four player Safeway, the...

Dieting dynamics

As our obession with healthy living and slimline figures soars increasing numbers of people fall into the diet trap - one month the weight falls...

Organic push

Scandinavian milk-based ingredient supplier Arla Foods announced recently that it is to tackle the organic market with a new publicity campaign. The campaign - branded...

Swiss miss for AB in Budweiser case

After last week's decisive ruling in the UK, Czech brewer Budejovicky Budvar has won another trademark court case, this time in Switzerland. The state-owned brewer...

The nose of the matter

One of our most powerful senses - that of smell - remains enigmatic. Of the five basic senses, the sense of smell is the least...

Scientists turn bitter around

From one sense to another - taste. As children, and indeed adults, how many of us have been forced to swallow bitter-tasting medicines ? But...

AOC basmati

New guidance aimed at ensuring UK consumers are not bluffed into buying rice incorrectly labelled as 'basmati' has been published this week by the UK...

Polyphenol production moves up a gear

French grape polyphenol supplier Ferco Développement has stepped up production capacity and increased its colorant range with the news this week that it has fully...

All round improvement at Kerry

Irish food ingredient and dairy company Kerry continues to move forward with the group reporting on Tuesday a 22 per cent leap in 2002 profits...

Functional drink sales set to grow and grow

Functional soft drinks are no longer confined to obscure avenues of soft drinks consumption and are steadily edging towards the mainstream, according to a new...

D is for Dandy

Danish chewing gum manufacturer Dandy, which changed its name in October last year to Gumlink, is to establish a new research and development centre in...

Ahold facing lawsuit over accounting fiasco

Leading Dutch food retailer Ahold announced earlier this week that it had uncovered accounting irregularities relating to its US Foodservice unit which effectively meant that...

US frozen sector gives new rules the cold shoulder

Warning of American job losses, a white paper issued today by the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) describes specific scenarios under a country of origin...

ABF to deliver real growth

UK ingredients supplier Associated British Foods reports this week - ahead of its interim results scheduled for April - that its overall trading experience to...

Danish industry set to grow

This year will see substantial growth in the Danish food industry, driven by new product launches and expansion into new markets. This is the conclusion...

Heart of the cholesterol problem

More heart healthy food products could be hitting the shelves soon following the claim from US healthy ingredients company Cargill Health & Food Technologies that...

Eggs to beat cancer?It's no 'yolk'.

Women who eat more eggs as teenagers may be less likely to develop breast cancer later on, say researchers this week. The research, published in...

And then there were five…

The six-horse race to take over the UK supermarket chain Safeway has been reduced to five, with the announcement yesterday that the investment firm Kohlberg...

Melon rinds to treat arginine deficiencies

Could a cure to sickle-cell related deficiencies lie in the rind of the honey-like bounty of Mediterranean summers ? Scientists in the US would have...

Impact of coffee litres on pregnant women

Pregnant women who drink eight or more cups of coffee a day run more than twice the risk of stillbirth compared with women who do...

Brain food and fats

Europe continues to assess the role that diet can play in keeping our minds healthier for longer with the launch of a new study in...

Arla gets the Danish blues

Swedish dairy company Arla has been criticised by the Advertising Standards Agency in the UK over an advert for its Rosenborg blue cheese following a...

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