All news articles for August 2003

EU set for fight over GIs

EU set for fight over GIs

The EU has drawn up a list of 41 products which it claims should be
protected by international law in a bid to stop third countries
taking advantage of names such as Champagne or Parma ham. But many
of these names are considered generic,...

Walkers tops UK brand sales

Walkers tops UK brand sales

Health concerns appear to take a back seat when it comes to British
snack habits: Walkers crisps was by far the biggest UK grocery
brand last year. Premium bread brands, Diet Coke and its
'full-fat'parent, and Nescafé also...

Drunken yeast

Drunken yeast

Scientists could be closer to understanding why red-wine quaffing
Mediterraneans live to a handsome age thanks to a new study that
found an ingredient in red wine extended the life span of yeast.

Cargill storms FiE

Cargill storms FiE

As US agribusiness Cargill reaches further into Europe, the
upcoming Food Ingredients Europe 2003 exhibition in Frankfurt,
Germany bears witness to the company's growing presence.

UK aims for sustainable meals

UK aims for sustainable meals

A major review in the UK of food in the public sector will throw up
questions about environmental issues, food production methods,
local suppliers and nutrition. Government hopes the review will
lead to more environmentally-friendly...

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