The European Commission has earmarked €166m in funding for a range
of projects under the 'food quality and safety' priority of the
Sixth Framework Programme (FP6). Thirty-six projects have the stamp
of approval, unveiled...
Casino has reported good growth in like-for-like sales for the
first nine months of the year, driven mainly by its domestic
discount and convenience store operations. But international sales
continued to feel the force of exchange...
Stating the obvious perhaps, keeping food safe for consumers is
undeniably a key priority for the food industry and governments
alike. European funds are being injected into understanding the
bacteria that find a home in our food...
Scientists will soon huddle together to unravel the third plant
genome to be sequenced to date. Their work - boosted recently by a
$10.8 million (€9.2m) slice of funding - should shed light on the
health-promoting properties buried...
Belgian retailer Delhaize is considering the sale of its stake in
Singapore's Stop N Save chain after receiving an offer from an
unnamed bidder. Could this be Delhaize's solution to the problem of
reducing its massive debt...
Meeting targets for the year, US ingredients company Corn Products
International brushes off a tougher economic climate to post a
solid set of third quarter results with earnings rising by 15 per
cent. A strong performance in South...
The European Commission has started legal proceedings against the
German government over its widely criticised deposit scheme for
one-way packaging after concessions from Berlin failed to go far
enough to remove barriers to trade...