Suppliers of whey, dairy proteins, emulsifiers and other
ingredients for salad dressings will welcome the findings of a new
survey that reveal 95 per cent of Americans consume salads at least
three times per week.
A key driver of the food ingredients industry is the ability to
innovate. Innovation may bring about added value, and as such,
premium pricing opportunities. This is particularly true for
ingredients companies working in today's...
The convoluted world of UK and European food law has just got
easier with the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA) this week unveiling
a new website portal to 'help food law enforcers carry out their
work more effectively and easily'.
A bumper cocoa harvest for Ghana has pushed the country into the
number two global producer slot, behind the Ivory Coast and ahead
of Brazil. Fresh figures from the West African country show farmers
pulled in more than 500,000 tons...
Farmers in southern Brazil are urging the government to pass an
emergency to allow use of GMO soybeans in the coming 2003-04 season
(October-September), reports the American Soybean Association this
Swiss co-operative retailer Migros has formed an alliance with
LeShop, an online shopping portal, to create a web-based
supermarket offering shoppers both Migros own label goods and a
full range of branded products for the first time.
Only months after buying Unilever's Indian fats business Hindustan
Lever, US agri-giant Bunge carves deeper into the Indian oils
market acquiring the India-based assets of private edible oils
company Prestige Foods this week.
Banking, insurance, mobile phones, holidays - areas not
traditionally covered by food retailers but which are becoming an
increasing part of the weekly food shop for many British consumers.
But as the major multiples expand their...