The German ruling coalition has agreed to allow foods containing
certain GM additives or using GM processing aids to still be
labelled as non-GM if there is no alternative, in a bid to
encourage use of non-GM labels.
The CIAA has included asparaginase in the new version of its
Acrylamide Toolbox, a move seen to validation the efforts of
companies that have developed commercial solutions using the
DSM Food Specialities has received approval for Danish food safety
authorities for the use of its Preventase, meaning that the
acrylamide-reducing enzyme can now be used in food products
throughout the EU and the US.
Danisco is launching two new cultures that it says can give meats
the same colour, flavour and shelf-life as those cured with nitrite
salts - but allowing for all-natural claims to be made on the
Chr Hansen is expanding its flavour production centre in Denmark to
enhance its product range, efficiency and service to customers and
strengthen its position in the dairy flavourings market in Europe.
Soup sales in the US have slowed over the past year, prompting
Mintel to suggest that manufacturers and marketers need to rethink
their level of innovation and their market strategies if they want
to grow sales over the next five...
Novozymes, a world leader in bio-innovation, has significantly
increased its presence in the Indian market by completing this week
the acquisition of the enzyme activities of Bangalore-based Biocon
Rising costs and shrinking supply of sugar molasses are driving up
the cost of yeast extract production, says Bio Springer, which is
today announcing a double digit price increase for its extracts as
of next year.
ABF-owned Ohly has completed the expansion of its yeast-extract
facilities in the US and now claims to be the only company offering
the triumvirate of baker's, brewer's and torula yeast extracts to
DSM has announced that its PreventASe acrylamide-reducing enzyme is
the first to be used in a retail products, with a Christmas biscuit
manufacturer launching biscuits with 70 per cent less acrylamide in
German supermarkets next month.
Novozymes has today announced the launch of an asparaginase enzyme
aimed at reducing the formation of acrylamide called Acrylaway -
another landmark along the road to reducing levels of the
carcinogen in baked and fried foods.
Novozymes has reported a strong set of results for first half 2007
and is set to achieve targets for the year as it keeps its ear to
the ground and develops new enzymes to serve trends and help
producers overcome difficulties.
Novozymes has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the
enzyme business of Biocon, India, a move that will significantly
increase its presence in the Indian market and in wine and juice
enzymes in particular.
The European Parliament this week voted through four regulations
relating to food ingredients - on authorisation procedure,
additives, enzymes and flavourings - with notable amendments aimed
at providing a heightened level of consumer...
The International Probiotics Association has placed a new executive
director at the helm who is looking to bring transparency and
self-regulation to the growing global market for so-called friendly
Ingredients specialist DSM is helping bakers target the lucrative
health-conscious market with its newest enzyme product, designed to
overcome the typical obstacles associated with producing high fibre
AB Enzymes has developed a new enzyme product in its Rohalase line
to enable higher yield of vegetable oil processing with a reduced
need for chemicals - an innovation the company says will save
energy and costs.