The US market for energy supplements is estimated to be worth more
than $1.2 billion (€1.37bn) in retail sales in 2001, and while
young, male consumers are the target audience for most energy
supplement producers, market research...
Food scientists have found a way to eat bean-filled food like
curries and salads with far fewer episodes of flatulence. Indian
researchers have discovered that blasting some beans with gamma
rays can help oust most of the chemicals...
Consumers who drink a glass of full fat milk a day may be less
likely to suffer from asthma than those who drink a less fatty
dairy alternative. These are the findings from a recent study in
Australia that investigated how dairy products...
The European Commission this week applauded a series of measures by
Thailand aimed at overcoming recent discoveries of harmful
antibiotics in Thai shrimp and chicken exported to the EU, an AFX
news story reports.
A European show for the health food business, Natural Products Expo
Europe, that will take place on the 12-13 June in Amsterdam, will
cover a host of topics as part of the exhibitions seminar
Food manufacturers are frequently failing food hygiene inspections
because they do not know where to turn to for practical solutions,
warned safety and hygiene specialist Seton this week.The UK-based
company carried out research with...
Finnish firm Atria Oyj has developed the first two meat products to
contain Benecol, the cholesterol-lowering stanol ester ingredient
from Finnish company Raisio. The new products, chicken meatballs
and frankfurters, were recently...
US company Sensient Technologies Corporation announced this week
that it has acquired the flavours and essential oil operations of
German company C. Melchers. The businesses are headquartered in
Bremen, Germany and reported revenues...
E.J. Krause & Associates and Food Chemicals Newspaper, Japan,
show organisers for the ifia Japan 2002, a leading exhibition in
Asia for food ingredients, claimed this week that the event is
nearly sold out.
Regular eating and drinking out in the evening will no longer just
be the preserve of the French, Spanish and Italians, claims a new
report from market analysts Datamonitor. Across Europe consumers
are seeking to go out more often...