Palsgaard emulsifier 'doubles' bakery shelf life
A new cake emulsifier which lengthens shelf life to a minimum of 24
months has been devised by Danish ingredients manufacturer
And finally... sweet success for Lyle's Golden Syrup
The famous Lyle's Golden Syrup tin, familiar to millions of UK
consumers, has been named by the Guinness World Records as the
world's oldest branding.
EU court throws out sodium gluconate cartel appeal
The European Court of First Instance has dismissed an appeal
against the EC's decision in October 2001 to fine a global sodium
Puratos to contruct US sourdough facility
Bakery ingredients firm Puratos is to construct a new sourdough
plant in the US, designed to address increasing demand for its
ready to use fermented sourdough line, which has until now been
produced exclusively in Europe.
BASF confirms B2 food grade price increase
BASF has confirmed that it is increasing prices of its vitamin B2
for food products, three days after it announced similar measures
for the same vitamin intended for animal feed.
WHO recommends global phasing out of trans fats
The World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that
governments around the world phase out partially hydrogenated oils
if trans-fat labelling alone doesn't spur significant reductions.
Novozymes raises prices for brewing enzymes
Danish enzyme firm Novozymes has announced that it is to increase
prices for a line of its brewing enzymes in the US, as the firm
struggles to retain profitability under growing market pressures.
The whole grain potential of barley, rye
Barley and rye are underutilized whole grains, and although they
are considered to be minor cereal grains they have major health
benefits, heard food scientists and manufacturers last week.
European Court upholds fines for citric acid cartel
The European Court of First Instance confirmed this week that
Jungbunzlauer (JBL) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
engaged in an illegal citric acid price fixing cartel, and has as a
result upheld the original fines imposed.
Palsgaard emulsifiers target low cost mayo production
Palsgaard has developed a range of emulsifiers and stabilisers
designed to replace egg yolk and milk proteins in mayonnaise.
Fonterra uncovers secret to long life yoghurt
A new manufacturing process has the potential to extend the shelf
life of yoghurts while preserving live and active cultures.
ReGen reports promising first half 2006
ReGen Therapeutics has been tightening its belt to reduce costs as
it prepares for commercialisation of its Colostrinin nutraceutical,
but first half 2006 results indicate that prospects are good and no
further share issues are planned...
Trans fats battle reaches New York restaurants
The trans fats battle is inching its way further into the
foodservice sector, with a new proposal announced this week to
remove almost all of the artery clogging oils from New York City
FSA welcomes 'constructive' dialogue with Commission
A meeting between the EC's directorate general for health and
consumer protection and the UK's food safety watchdog was 'positive
and constructive', according to FSA chair Deirdre Hutton.
Danisco invests in future of confectionery
Danisco Flavours has opened a new confectionery facility in Belgium
in order to experiment with new combinations of texture, taste and