Paris, France-based speciality chemicals company Rhodia has
reported a disappointing set of first quarter figures that reflects
what the firm describes as "a difficult economic and geopolitical
environment" and "a trough...
As pressure on food manufacturers continues with regards to food
allergen labelling, research companies are coming up with new
techniques to test for a variety of allergens. In the UK, Reading
Scientific Services announced this week...
Metro has shrugged off currency concerns and the tough German
economic conditions to post a rise in sales for the first quarter.
But most of the improvement came from non-food operations, and
there is still work to do to improve the...
Vienna, Austria is the setting for the upcoming Cordia EuropaBio
Convention, designed to encourage the sharing of the latest
knowledge on harmonisation and integration in the field of
biotechnology, and foster a debate between industrial...
As savoury marinades and cooking sauces gain in popularity, some
industry forecasters are predicting that the next product to fly
off grocery shelves will be dipping sauces. Meeting the trend, food
ingredients company Danisco has...
Edible oil sales were the highlight of food consumption in Spain
with consumers reaching for a healthy alternative and driving sales
forward. Total food consumption rose by 1.9 per cent in 2002
compared to the previous year.
An information day on the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) will take
place on 21 May in Toulouse, France, organised by the European
information centre and the Midi-Pyrenees Innovation Relay Centre
The US Food and Drug Administration has released a statement on the
National Academy of Sciences' report, 'Scientific Criteria to
Ensure Safe Food'. The report has been received as a reinforcement
of the FDA's...
The UK complementary medicines market has grown by almost 60 per
cent in the last five years to an estimated value of £130 million
(€187m), despite the impact of new legislation and negative
publicity regarding herbal remedies and...
Novis, a European online publisher of global industry and science
news for the food and beverage industries, has undertaken a major
partnership with 15 leading international market report publishers.
This agreement provides Novis'...
The importance of adequate nutrition levels for women at the time
of conception is under the spotlight as new animal research
suggests even modest restrictions in maternal nutrition around the
time of conception can lead to premature...