All news articles for July 2012

Aspartame sales plunge for Ajinomoto

Aspartame sales plunge for Ajinomoto

By Rod Addy

Global sales of aspartame “decreased considerably” during the first quarter of Ajinomoto’s financial year, according to the company.

Sausage casings are just some of Devro's products

Edible collagen sales strong for Devro

By Rod Addy

Devro has reported rising edible collagen volumes in Europe, especially eastern Europe, Scandinavia and Germany, in its results for the first half of its financial year.

Food groups take stand on CAP priorities

Food groups take stand on CAP priorities

By Rod Addy

Fairness in the food supply chain must be addressed alongside other priorities related to the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), according to farmers’ union representatives.

EU sugar quota supports ‘quasi monopoly’

EU sugar quota supports ‘quasi monopoly’

By Rod Addy

The EU sugar industry benefits from a “quasi monopoly” situation as a result of the current EU sugar quota system, according to the European Starch Industry Association, Association de Amidonniers et Feculiers (AAF).

PureCircle: stevia 3.0 intensifies war on obesity

PureCircle: stevia 3.0 intensifies war on obesity

By Rod Addy

PureCircle’s next generation of stevia extracts, nicknamed stevia 3.0, will help the company step up its assault on the global obesity problem, according to Jason Hecker, vice president for global marketing and innovation.

Frutarom gets firm with condiments

Frutarom gets firm with condiments

By Rod Addy

Frutarom Savoury Solutions has launched stabilising compounds that enable condiments such as dips, ketchup, sauces and mustard to be incorporated into meat and sausages.

Salt reduction is complex and increased knowledge is needed, says review

Reducing sodium needs increased knowledge: Review

By Kacey Culliney

A scientific review has suggested that wider knowledge on the role of sodium chloride in baked goods is needed should industry wish to reduce levels successfully with little disruption to quality and taste.

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