Wine connoisseurs have always claimed that the shape of the glass
affects how easily volatile aromatic compounds can escape and
consequently the impact on our senses- but does the glass shape
also affect the wine's chemistry?...
Nestle believes it will walk away with lucrative US rights to its
KitKat brand whether or not it wins a takeover battle for American
chocolate icon Hershey because of a deal dating back to 1970,
reports Reuters on Thursday.
A low-fat, high-fibre diet rich in fruits and vegetables has no
impact on prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels in men over a
four-year period, and does not affect the incidence of prostate
cancer, according to a study by US researchers.
Danish oils and fats company Aarhus Oliefabrik on Thursday reported
a drop in operating income to DKK93m (€12.5m) for the first six
months of 2002, down from DKK 125m (€16.8m) for the same period
last year, but despite this the company...
Every morning millions of people around the world reach for the
world's most popular 'fix' to help them start their day. A
scientist in the US suggests this week that although most people
would never consider that the...
Following the EU SCF opinion on upper intake limits of vitamins and
minerals issued earlier this week today we report that the Expert
Group on Vitamins and Minerals (EVM), an independent UK group set
up in 1997 to advise on safe upper...
Anglo-Dutch consumer products group Unilever said on Friday that it
would sell its Netherlands-based edible oils unit Loders Croklaan
group to Malaysia's IOI Corporation Brrhad for €217 million in
Cheese and nutrition remains a focus for Irish food ingredients
company Glanbia but difficult international dairy markets had a
negative impact on the financial year, the company confirmed in a
statement this week that accompanied...
A combination of eating soy foods on a regular basis during
adolescence together with a regular intake during adulthood could
signficantly reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to a new
study of Asian-American women released...
In anticipation of final approval by the European Parliament of the
proposed Directive relating to food supplements, the European Union
Scientific Committee on Food (SCF) has issued it's first opinions
regarding the tolerable...
Dutch food company Wessanen reported sales of €1,449.5 million for
the first half of 2002. Net sales remained close to figures for
last year's first half, while EBITA decreased to €36.6 million from
€43.2 million in the same...
The importance of food safety was emphasised this week when US
supermarket chain Giant Food announced that it has launched an
internal program to focus on re-emphasising the importance of food
safety by ensuring that all of its store...
Signs that European industries are gaining confidence on the
Internet were evident this week when a new report released by
Forrester Research projects that online trade will account for 22
per cent of all European business trade in...