Danisco raises US prices for brewing enzymes
Danish group Danisco has become the latest in a string of
ingredients firms to pass on increased raw material and energy
costs to the market, announcing today that it is to up the mark on
its glucoamylase for the US brewing and portable...
Vitiva launches rosemary-based antioxidant range
Vitiva has launched what it describes as a powerful rosemary
extract-based antioxidant that can be used in processed chicken and
Meta-analysis of cutting salt in kids to pile pressure on food industry
A new meta-analysis of clinical trials of the effect of salt
reduction in children reports that a modest reduction in intake
does have a significant effect on blood pressure.
Ethics: benefits environment, community and bottom line
Integrating social and environmental concerns into business
practices ultimately benefits a firm's bottom line as well as the
environment, according to the CEO of energy bar manufacturer Clif
UK firm uncovers 'traditional' strawberry flavour
UK firm Create Flavours has developed an innovative method that it
claims is capable of recreating more accurately the original
flavour of strawberries.
Unilever CEO presents 'manifesto' to food industry
Unilever CEO Patrick Cescau presented his 'manifesto for the food
industry' to the CIAA Congress last week.
Scientists create high protein, low fat tortilla
A team of food researchers has been awarded a patent for a new
variety of tortilla targeting consumers eager for a low fat, low
carb, soy-free version of the popular bread alternative.
A fair trade future
The world needs an independent trade watchdog to properly regulate
the international food supply chain if we as a society are to truly
create a more sustainable and ethical food market.
Novozymes raises earnings outlook after strong results
Novozymes has reported 'highly satisfactory' results for the first
nine months of 2006, enabling the enzyme giant to adjust the
outlook for earnings upwards.
Jungbunzlauer targets salt and sugar reduction
Ingredients giant Jungbunzlauer plans to use next month's HIE show
in Frankfurt to unveil a raft of healthier solutions to aid food
Food industry M&A's increase plant productivity, USDA report
Processing plants in eight major food industries became
significantly more productive after being acquired, according to a
new government report on mergers and acquisitions in the US food
Beta-cyclodextrin: potential for vanillin encapsulation?
Encapsulating vanillin in beta-cyclodextrin could improve the water
solubility of the compound, as well as offering protection against
oxidative degradation, suggests research from Greece.
CIAA re-elects Martin, pushes for better self-regulation
CIAA president Jean Martin, elected for a third term of office by
the confederation's board of directors, used last week's Congress
to call for better regulation of the food industry.
KFC cuts trans fats as heart health battle wages on
A nationwide campaign to remove artery-clogging trans fatty acids
from the US food chain received another significant boost today,
after popular fast food franchise Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC)
announced it is to switch to non-trans...
Make more fuss over healthy dairy, says body
Communication efforts need to be redoubled to ensure that the
public is aware of the health benefits of milk and milk product
consumption, says the International Dairy Federation.