Food scientists working in today's food industry are constantly
facing, and resolving, the challenges of a competitive market. One
emerging trend in particular is the blurring of boundaries between
different food application...
EU Commissioner for Research Philippe Busquin will attend an
international conference entitled 'Research Infrastructures:
Centres of Exchange, Training and Excellence for the European
Research Area (ERA)' on 21 and 22 November...
Laurus, the Dutch retail group, has made its third set of price
cuts in two weeks, with a further 230 items at the Edah chain
benefiting from the reduction. But the company faces a difficult
few months, trying to find the right balance...
Food and drink producers such as Kristall and Nestlé are suffering
from the ever-rising tide of counterfeit goods in Russia. A recent
survey shows that as much as 90 per cent of the goods bought by
shoppers in Moscow were fake - a...
Metro, the German wholesale and retail group, has scrapped plans to
sell its extensive property portfolio after lengthy negotiations
with the prospective buyer ended in failure. The decision came as
the group announced solid sales...
Disappointing figures from flavours company Quest pulled an already
less than dazzling set of third quarter results down further for UK
chemical group ICI hit by a continuing malaise in US and European
sales. National Starch figures...
Ireland has the highest per capita expenditure on alcohol in
western Europe, but while the Irish are certainly fond of a drink
or two, the combination of pub culture and some of the highest
alcohol duties in the whole of the EU are...
Philip Green's Trackdean Investments group has today confirmed that
it will not bid for the Safeway chain, leaving the way clear for
Morrisons to complete its takeover. The government's ruling that
only 53 Safeway stores...
A new milk-derived peptive from DMV International has the potential
to boost energy and improve sleep quality. The whey protein
hydrolysate allows the body to synthesise glutathione and act more
efficiently on alcohol and caffeine,...