Moscow-based snack food company Bridgetown Foods has said that it
expects its trade turnover to double in 2004 compared to the US $65
million that the company is estimated to earn this year, according
to general director Dmitry Vasilyev.
The Lithuanian food industry is readying to take on the EU market
once accession becomes a reality in May next year. The country now
says that more than 70 of its food businesses have been approved to
trade their produce in an enlarged...
MEPs last week voted to adopt a contentious report calling for
rules to be established at the community level on the coexistence
of genetically modified (GM) crops with ordinary crops. A move that
squares up against the Commission...
German firm Loryma has been awarded distribution rights within
Europe for MGP Ingredients' food proteins and starches. The
agreement does not include the United Kingdom or Ireland, but does
extend to other countries such as Turkey,...
Hot on the heels of disappointing third quarter results, notably in
the colours division hit by weaker sales in the US, Sensient
Technologies has announced a round of cost cutting measures which
will include job losses.
The movement of foodstuffs within the European boundaries will be
changed forever once the next step towards an enlarged Europe takes
place. Food and Life Sciences lawyer Raymond O’Rourke takes us
through a detailed look at some of...
With tight new rules on traceability soon to hit European food
manufacturers and retailers, European food lawyer Raymond O'Rourke
examines the new legislation and the impact this will have on
industry. Of concern, O'Rourke...
Obese men with prostate cancer are more likely to have aggressive
tumors and to experience cancer recurrence after surgery compared
to men of normal weight or those who are overweight but not obese,
according to two new studies.
Sales of cava, the Spanish sparkling wine, are likely to grow
substantially this Christmas as consumers across Spain raise a
glass to their loved ones, according to the head of the Consejo
Regulador del Cava, the body which regulates...
A new food safety technique coming out of the UK that uses a virus
is set to win an exclusive worldwide licence. The move marks the
first step towards the commercialisation of the technique that can
'explode' deadly food-poisoning...
Europe's first international conference on folates, taking place in
Poland early next year, is expected to shed new light on folate
bioavailability in foods and help understand how to boost
consumption of this essential vitamin
Czech food and cosmetics giant Setuza has said that it is gearing
up to spend a total of CZK 150 million (€4.6m) by the end of April
2004 on the reconstruction and modernisation of its plants in Usti
nad Labem and Olomouc.
Two of Scandinavia's leading retail groups announced last week that
they were to form a new joint venture in Latvia, Lithuania and
Estonia prior to those three countries joining the EU in May next