In as little as three years' time, older consumers will have become
the mainstream market in the UK, accounting for over half of
expenditure on food, drink and household products - a revelation
that has significant implications...
The addition of 13 new denominations of origin helped lift Spanish
sales of DO food products by 8.1 per cent last year. Cheese is the
biggest single category to benefit from the quality mark -
excluding wines and spirits, that is.
The global meat packaging industry is today governed by the
strictest of guidelines. Safety and hygiene issues have forced
themselves to the top of the agenda following a series of health
scares, and companies have had to fight hard...
Family stalwart of the City of London and supplier of fruit
ingredients JO Sims has linked up with South Africa's Westfalia to
meet the rising demand for tropical ingredients - a sector that saw
sales leap by 63 per cent from...
The protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) is essential
not only for researchers to work willingly together on innovative
research, but also in order to bring the fruits of this
collaboration to the market. IPR is, however,...
Steady growth for the US and European fruit and vegetables extracts
and powders market - currently standing at €819.9 million ($960M) -
is pitched to reach $1,321 million by 2009. But NPD, price and
product awareness will all be necessary...
Dutch industrial chemicals maker DSM said on Monday its profit in
the second quarter had fallen 75 per cent lower than in the same
period in 2002, as lower sales volumes and falling prices hit the
Private label products are taking an ever larger share of retail
sales, according to a recent survey by ACNielsen, with the drive
towards more premium products opening the door to a number of
non-traditional private label categories...