Kraft explains its approach to health and wellness in the second of
a series of FoodNavigator-USA.com articles examining the practices
of major US food firms in the face of a growing need to address
The third in a series of FoodNavigator-USA.com articles on the
health and wellness approach of major US companies examines
Nestlé's increasing focus on research and development as a means to
improve human nutrition.
DSM Food Specialities has reached an agreement with Frito-Lay and
Proctor & Gamble that gives it intellectual property rights to
use asparaginase, the enzyme that underlies its
acrylamide-reducing PreventASe preparation, in food...
Less than three months after its launch, a Mediterranean diet
packaging symbol already appears on 50 products in the US, and a
number of new initiatives are underway to make it more accessible
to smaller food companies.
Chitosan plus maltodextrin could offer an interesting alternative
for the encapsulation of omega-3 rich fish oils, suggests a new
study that uses a novel ultrasonic technique to generate impressive
The Maillard reaction product of chitosan and glucose extended the
shelf-life of lamb in laboratory tests by two weeks, and may offer
industry with a novel and efficient preservative for meat products.
The European Union's (EU) nutrient profiling system - one of the
most controversial elements of Europe's proposed health claims law
- could give member states a tool to discriminate between foods, a
food policy expert has...
Syngenta has developed a variety of sugar beet for cultivation in
tropical climates that is expected to boost output and farmer
income, and has initiated two products to develop its use for food
and biofuel in India.