Cereals and bakery preparations

Healthy growth for Cognis

Healthy growth for Cognis

Natural ingredients supplier Cognis, recently sold off by Henkel
and acquired by a consortium of financial investors, announced in
September that the Nutrition & Health business unit had
recorded sales of €149m with a growth rate...

DSM to buy Roche division

DSM to buy Roche division

Ending months of speculation Dutch life science products company
DSM announced today that is to pay CHF 3.5 billion (€2.4 billion)
for Roche's vitamins and fine chemicals division.
When Roche launched the sale of the division...

New diet science for ice cream

New diet science for ice cream

The sugar content of foods is of increasing concern to consumers.
Food ingredients suppliers are constantly making moves to meet
these new needs. Danish ingredients company Danisco announced this
week that it has launched a new technology...

Sales boost for Boehringer

Sales boost for Boehringer

German pharmaceuticals and ingredients group Boehringer Ingelheim
has reported a successful first half-year, with sales in the first
six months of 2002 rising 21 per cent on the previous year to €3.7
billion and an operating income...

Quotas up for Danisco Sugar

Quotas up for Danisco Sugar

Danisco Sugar expects an overall production considerably above the
quotas specified by the EU, the Danish ingredients company reports
this week. However, the final allocation of this year's quotas will
not be made until the...

Acatris attacks UK market

Acatris attacks UK market

Dutch-based health and food ingredients company Acatris Group is
set to expand its sales network for health ingredients in the UK.
In a statement this week, the company claimed that the UK is among
the top three countries in Europe...

Cut the cocoa

Cut the cocoa

Food manufacturers could cut cocoa ingredient costs, according to
US ingredients company Sethness Caramel Color that has developed a
number of different formulations that use powdered caramel colours.

Chicago welcomes IFT

Chicago welcomes IFT

Crowds of food industry professionals will start pouring through
the doors of Chicago's McCormick Place South building this weekend
for the opening of the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO. This year's
event - opened by Health...