Coca-Cola welcomes EC's approval
The EC has cleared the proposed restructuring of Coca-Cola Nestlé
Refreshment Company, an existing beverages joint venture in the
field of iced tea and coffee between The Coca-Cola Company and
Natural foods company expands
Natural and specialty foods broker Maximum Marketing Inc. has
acquired Choice Sales and Marketing, a food broker based in
Quest launches new vanilla profile
Flavour specialists Quest Food International this week announced
the launch of Vanilla Analogs, a recently formulated vanilla
Montedison and Cargill talk Cerestar
Italian conglomerate Montedison is in exclusive talks with Cargill
to evaluate the sale of its shares in Cerestar, the starch and
starch derivatives company.
Organic programme to improve awareness
US organic company Horizon Organic Holding Corp. this week
announced the creation of the Organic Agriculture Project (OAP), a
project designed to promote the benefits of organic agriculture.
Consumers ask for stricter GM labelling rules
Greenpeace delivered more than 10,000 postcards to the Thai
government urging tougher labelling requirements for genetically
modified organisms (GMOs) in food.
Thai health food looks to the West
Thai health food company Nutri Care Foods Co Ltd has its sights set
on the international market, the company told a press conference on
Phytochemicals focus of conference
Scientists in the UK this week discussed the latest research into
phytochemicals, at a 3-day conference in Norwich, England.
Omega enriched lamb roast?
In the near future the sizzling Sunday roast could also be a major
source of health-enhancing polyunsaturated fats, Australian
researchers reveal this week.
Food supplements - EU harmonisation draws closer
Diverging legislation in Europe relating to food supplements came
closer towards harmonisation on Thursday when the European Council
agreed the proposed Directive on Food Supplements.
Increase in consumer's awareness of soy
The United Soybean Board (USB) released data from their annual
survey showing that Americans changing their eating habits due to
health and nutrition concerns has risen dramatically to 72 per
Symposium on GMOs risks and benefits
AFSSA, the French Agency of medical security of food to organise a
symposium entitled "GMO & food: can health benefits be
US CPG spending wavers
Volumes of consumer packaged goods (CPG) in the US fell by one per
cent in the week following the recent terrorist attacks but the
American consumer remains optimistic.
Legislation to cut child obesity
Vending machines use cut to reduce childhood obesity.
Armor proteines launched nutritional website
Milk and whey ingredient company Armor proteines launched this week
a new web site to focus on the nutritional benefits of milk