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...
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...
As the weight of obesity in western society lies, some might argue,
paradoxically side by side with our increasing desire towards all
that is 'healthy' and 'natural', does this mean we are losing sight
of the debate...
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...
French grape polyphenol supplier Ferco Développement has stepped up
production capacity and increased its colorant range with the news
this week that it has fully acquired the production plant Sefcal, a
subsidiary of Chr Hansen, based...
Degussa Texturant Systems, a unit of German speciality chemicals
company, Degussa announced this week that its plant in Decatur,
USA, has been awarded Cert-ID non-GMO system certification for its
lecithin production system.
Following the declaration last week that it is to invest in the
food enzyme side to its business, Danish enzyme company Novozymes
yesterday reported 'the best year ever' for 2002 with sales rising
7 per cent from DKK 5,271...
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...
The Danish food ingredients Chr. Hansen Group has reported group
sales of DKK1,243 m (€167.3m) for the first quarter of its
financial year 2001/2002, a 3 per cent increase on the
corresponding period a year ago.
Chr. Hansen - Food Ingredients saw net sales rising by five per
cent in Europe, South America and Asia/Pacific for the first
quarter ending 30 November 30, 2002 but plunging by six per cent in
North America. The overall impact - the...