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Vitamin mixture can help extreme athletes

Athletes who participate in "extreme" exercise such as marathon running may benefit from taking daily antioxidant supplements, finds a new study. The study, published in...

Hicks Muse here to stay

Acquisitive US private equity group Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst is keen to buy up more British food businesses and expects to be running its...

New acquisitions expected to boost Kerry results

A number of recent acquisitions by Irish food ingredients, flavours and consumer foods group Kerry will help the group post 2002 results in line with...

Whey processing partnership planned

Volac International of the UK and Dutch group D.O.C Kaas are to form a new joint venture company which will use cutting edge technology to...

Rocky Mountain Chocolate wins packaging award

In the US, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has won the National Paperbox Association's Gold Award for its new line of gift packaging designed for franchised...

No health risk from GM crops

Genetically modified foods pose no greater health risk than conventional foods, but the US government should scrutinise more closely the safety of new biotech products,...

Space-grown soybeans could provide new benefits

Soybeans and soy proteins have received a lot of good press recently, helped by the recent validation of a health claim for soy products by...

SAB buys Miller to become world's number two brewer

Philip Morris, the tobacco-to-food group, has agreed to sell its Miller brewing unit to the London-listed South African Breweries, a move which will turn SABMiller...

EU pledges to protect crop diversity

The European Union's Council of Ministers has agreed to sign the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, which is designed to...

Bio Panda bread - good for health and for the environment

A new brand of organic bread has been launched in Belgium which will also help protect the environment via a link up with the Belgium...

Energy drinks - the advertising dream

The booming energy drinks market has prompted advertising agency Liquid Billboards to use the beverage in publicity campaigns. The company adds graphics and advertising to...

Lonza to invest in new plant

Switzerland's Lonza group has confirmed its commitment to the construction of a major new production facility in the town of Visp with the announcement of...

Vitamin bread launched in Britain

A British company claims it is has made the first loaf of bread with added vitamin C, reports Ananova.com.Vitamin C has been used until now...

DSM to buy Roche vitamins - paper

A report in the German newspaper Badische Zeitung claims that Dutch speciality chemicals group DSM is on the verge of acquiring the vitamins division of...

Food additives growth driven by 'natural' products

As the science behind the food additives industry continues to develop, so will the size of the market, according to a new report from US...

Davis pleased with year of recovery at Sainsbury's

Sir Peter Davis, chief executive of Sainsbury's, the UK's second largest supermarket group, said he was pleased with the group's performance in the year to...

High-fibre diet can help reduce cancer risk

Pre-pubescent girls who consume more fibre in their diets can halve the risk of early onset of menstruation, according to scientists at the University of...

Panzani given conditional go-ahead for Lustucru buy

The acquisition of French food group Lustucru by pasta maker Panzani has been given the green light by the French competition authorities, on the condition...

Welsh want more accurate labelling

A third of Welsh consumers question the accuracy of food labels, and more than a quarter find labels difficult to understand, according to a survey...

ANZFA stops soy sauce imports over cancer scare

Australia's food watchdog on Monday recalled and stopped imports of another soy sauce with a high level of a cancer-causing chemical - the 17th Asian-made...

Eggs to rival formulas as healthy baby food

The recent approval by the US Food & Drug Administration of baby foods enriched with docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) has led to a raft of such...

Bread benefits

A British company claims it is has made the first loaf of bread with added vitamin C, reports Ananova.com.Vitamin C has been used until now...

Siropac introduces maple syrup in Tetra Pak cartons

Canadian independent maple syrup manufacturer Siropac, has chosen Tetra Pak Canada's 250ml Tetra Brik Aseptic carton for packaging its new maple syrup. One of Canada's...

A cider a day...

The news that the antioxidants in wine can help keep the body healthy has done much to boost sales of the alcoholic drink the world...

Ministers agree changes to Antipodean food standards

Australian and New Zealand food standards ministers have agreed a number of important changes to the two countries' food legislation. The ministers agreed to tighten...

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