Cereals and bakery preparations

Flavours forge forward

Flavours forge forward

The new merger between Haarmann & Reimer and Dragoco, to be
known as 'Symrise', is thought to be capable of sales of €1,245
million. How does Danisco flavours, aiming to become the world's
number five, plan to compete?

Natural patents

Natural patents

Last week we reported on a new survey that revealed the growing
popularity of natural colours. Good news for ingredients companies
such as Danish Chr.Hansen who announced this week that the United
States Patent and Trademark Office...

EFSA - losing credibility?

EFSA - losing credibility?

The new European Food Safety Authority is still without a home and
under the menace of a reduced budget. A decision on the location is
urgently needed otherwise credibility is at risk, claims Lasse
Skovby Rasmusson, vice president...

GRAS for Xangold

GRAS for Xangold

Health ingredients manufacturer Cognis Nutrition and Health has
announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
approved GRAS status for the company's Xangold brand natural lutein
esters products in a variety of...

The natural way...

The natural way...

Speciality chemicals company Cognis announced today that its
agreement with Norwegian firm Natural for the licence to its
Tonalin brand conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) went into effect this
weekend.

Sugar sales soar

Sugar sales soar

Danish ingredients company Danisco said on Monday that its output
last year hit a record high exceeding its European Union quota by
more than 17 per cent.

Burns posts strong earnings

Burns posts strong earnings

Australian yeast and ingredients group Burns Philp, currently in
the midst of a hostile takeover bid for food company Goodman
Fielder, today reported a 40.3 per cent increase in net profit to
A$95.1 million (€51.8m) for the fiscal...