Dairy discusses enzymatic modification
Dairy industry will focus on enzymatic modification of milk
components at an upcoming event in Poland.
Calorie quality, not quantity, for a longer life
It is not how much you eat, but what you eat that could influence
life span, say UK researchers, investigating how calorie quality,
not quantity, may dictate longevity, writes Lindsey Partos.
WILD extends exotics for flavoured water market
Drinks makers looking for gains in the vibrant flavoured water
market could opt for new additions to WILD's exotic natural fruit
range, says the German flavour firm.
Premium chocolate lifts stagnant sales in Europe, new report
Encouraging signs for chocolate makers in Western Europe as a new
report suggests sales of chocolate tablets could be picking up
after a dip in recent years.
Green method for delivery of cheaper flavour enhancers
US chemical engineers have developed a new, cheaper approach to
designing microcapsules, tiny hollow spheres, used to deliver
Whining about wine
France is a fading power in the world of wine. And will continue to
be, until it turns its face towards a globe where consumers buy
what they know.
Russia delays preferential tariff laws
A new framework to set favourable tariff quotas for certain
agricultural products from certain countries has been endorsed by
Russia's parliament yet rejected by the upper house, reports
Russians reject GM foods
Two thirds of Russians are against genetically modified foods and
the majority of experts support a ban on GM crops as the government
prepares new production laws, reports Chris Mercer.
Scientists unlock mechanism behind food poisoning from bivalves
Scientists move a step closer to understanding the food poisoning
risk from mussels, oysters and clams to the consumer.
New starch could cut costs
A new potato starch launched on Friday by the Dutch starch company
Avebe could help lower costs and improve baking stability in bakery
creams and fruit filling products, writes Lorraine Heller.
Rice biotech link up brings gains to Hisparroz
Ambitious rice giant Hisparroz will link up with a gene discovery
firm to bring new rice varieties to market and fresh gains to the
bottom line, the Spanish group has announced.
EBRD funds target Ukraine, Balkans, Romania
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development moved to calm
investor fears over state intervention in Russia and outlined a new
focus on Eastern Europe at its annual conference, reports Chris
Risk management advice soothes food recall dangers and disasters?
Insurance is not enough to cover a food firm in the advent of an
extensive product recall, says risk management firm Marsh,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Karlshamns and Aarhus to merge?
Consolidation in food ingredients continues with Nordic fats and
oil firms Aarhus United and Karlshamns set to merge, creating one
of the world's leading suppliers of cocoa butter alternatives,
reports Lindsey Partos.
Dieters go for low GI, nutritionists still wary
The glycaemic index (GI) is emerging as a new weight loss regime,
despite the belief of some nutritionists that there is not enough
science to demonstrate it can effectively control weight, writes