Safety and innovation were on the agenda this week, when the head
of French dairy group Lactalis met with the Croatian vice president
to discuss the company's plans for rejuvenating the country's dairy
The nation's largest organic food retailer has launched a new trade
program designed to source socially responsible products from
developing countries, a move that highlights the growing importance
of ethical goods in the US...
German fragrance and flavours group Symrise saw a strong increase
in sales and profits for its Flavours and Nutrition Division in
full year 2006, largely attributed to innovations like its 'and'
range of products.
Scientists in the US have developed a set of procedures for the
extraction, preparation and preservation of food samples to be
analysed for their nutrient content, in order to reduce the impact
of these processes on the bioactives...
All-round innovation remains key to keeping the US snack market vibrant, according to an annual snack industry report, which identifies a number of growth opportunities at a time when consumers are striving to snack less.
A new a way to seal flexible film packaging, partially developed by
a supplier to UK retailer Marks & Spencer, reduces the amount
of material required and extends the shelf life of products,
according to results of recent trials.
Tate & Lyle and Italian sugar producer Eridania Sadam have
formed a joint venture for the marketing and sales of all sugar
products to the Italian market, seen as an important step in
developing new sugar markets following EU...
Fonterra has developed a technique that allows colostrum to be
added to ready-to-drink beverages with a longer shelf-life, opening
up opportunities for new kinds of products and building sales of
the ingredient in Asia.
A study from the US has raised the hackles of the meat industry by
reporting a link between male fertility and their mother's high
beef consumption during pregnancy - an observation researchers say
may be down to growth hormones...