New Splenda product could reinforce brand image
A new version of the popular sweetener product Splenda is to hit
the retail market, a move that suggests its marketers are stepping
up efforts to cement the brand in consumer consciousness before the
inevitable arrival of alternative...
Phytosterols market set to continue growth
Sales of phytosterols in Europe are predicted to more than double
by 2012, but companies need to turn consumer awareness into
understanding and acceptance, says a new report from Frost and
EC president digs heels over agriculture concessions
There is no reason for the EU to put more agricultural concessions
on the table at the WTO, according to current EC president Josef
Quest develops deep freeze flavour technology
Quest has developed a unique freezing technology that it claims
captures the essence of true-to-fruit flavours.
Appetising advertising linked to obesity - study
Cambridge scientists have shown that the reward centres of some
peoples' brains are more sensitive to appetising food cues, and may
help explain compulsive eating disorders.
Vitiva reports strong growth on rosemary extracts
Extracts firm Vitiva has reported strong first quarter results on
the back of an aggressive expansion strategy.
Monsanto raises outlook on strong corn seed performance
Biotech giant Monsanto has increased its outlook for fiscal 2006
earnings on the back of a strong performance from its corn seed and
Consumers eat trans fats despite concerns, says study
American consumers continue to eat certain foods containing trans
fats despite being aware of the health dangers associated with
these, says a new report.
Food industry must face its faults
The food industry must be honest if it is to convince consumers -
and audiences - that it is not the corporate monster portrayed in
Exotic sweet fruit concentrate gains GRAS status
A New Zealand product development company has announced that
PureLo, the company's proprietary Luo Han fruit concentrate, has
been affirmed as a GRAS (Generally Regarded As Safe) food
Scientists look at rapeseed proteins as novel ingredient
Using rapeseed proteins as ingredients in experimental sausages
boosted taste and aroma of the finished product, as scientists
continue the search for novel functional ingredients.
Treatt launches new blueberry flavor system
Independent flavor specialist Treatt has introduced Blueberry
Treattarome 9840 to its expanding range of 100 per cent natural,
FTNF(From The Named Food) flavor ingredients.
Strawberry technology boosts UK super fruit growth
The use of polytunnels has revolutionised soft fruit production in
the UK, and the advantages vastly outweigh the drawbacks, according
to the NFU.
Europe's biotech industry 'seriously underfunded'
The European biotechnology industry is chronically under-funded and
is in danger of floundering, according to a report published today.
New Zealand pushes food products in China
New Zealand has launched a new promotion of food and beverages in
upmarket Chinese retail outlets, in a bid to seek new sales in the