All news articles for August 2002

Wine glass shapes tastebud

Wine glass shapes tastebud

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?...

Catching the KitKat

Catching the KitKat

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.

Stable results for Aarhus

Stable results for Aarhus

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...

A cup of cocaine, madam?

A cup of cocaine, madam?

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...

Go-ahead for Loders sale

Go-ahead for Loders sale

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
cash.

Stable figures for Glanbia

Stable figures for Glanbia

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...

Safety in supermarkets

Safety in supermarkets

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...

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