Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's natural ability to
'count' calories based on foods' sweetness, claim US researchers,
suggesting mouthfeel plays a crucial role in gauging calories and
casting a potential...
After seven months of uncertainty, Londis retailers last week voted
massively in favour of the sale of the group for £60 million to
Musgrave, the Irish company that owns Budgens in the UK. A victory
for the Londis management, which...
Persuading consumers to pay money for tap water - no matter how
well it is purified and packaged - is a difficult task, but growing
numbers of companies across Europe are successfully doing just
that. The key, it seems, is to focus...
Swiss ice cream manufacturers are hoping that the heatwave-induced
growth of 2003 will not melt away in 2004, and are counting on
continued interest in the impulse sector in particular to
revitalise their fortunes. But even the many...
Carlsberg has confirmed that the Investment Fund for Central and
Eastern Europe (IFCEE) has become a shareholder in its Serbian
brewery, Pivara Celarevo, in a move that is expected to free up
Swiss chemicals company Lonza has opened up a new facility in the
Czech Republic which adds to the company €117 million of investment
into biotechnology products for the food and pharmaceutical
Cheaper sugar ingredients could be on the way for food makers as
rumours continue to circulate about the proposed new rules to the
EU sugar regime that could open up the protected European market,
prompting Danish sugar giant Danisco...
The Hungarian canned food sector is a vital part of the food
industry in that country. But with the sector coming under renewed
pressures following accession to the European Union, many small- to
medium-sized players are coming under...
Hungarian canned and frozen food manufacturer Globus says it is
planning on developing its sales growth by focusing on its
distribution channels for medium sized retailers in both the
Austrian and German markets, writes Simon Pitman...
Cloetta Fazer Group, the Stockholm-listed Swedish-Finnish
confectionery group, says it is planning to tap into the huge
potential of the Poland market. According to CEO Karsten Slotte,
the company is set to play a role in the consolidation...
Minnesota based company Protient is proving that the trend for an
increase in the consumption of whey, as reported last year on
NutraIngredients.com is continuing. It is kitting out its factory
in Norfolk, Nebraska to start processing...
Growing consumer awareness of the health benefits of soya
consumption is reinvigorating sales of soy drinks in south-east
Asia, according to a new report from OrganicMonitor. And while the
category is dominated by Asian manufacturers,...