Flavours and colours

Healthy results for Kerry

Healthy results for Kerry

Ongoing demand for healthy products helped Irish food and
ingredients firm Kerry to a strong first half performance. And with
recent acquisitions pushing it into other high growth sectors,
there is little to stop the group from making...

Volume sales lifts Degussa 1H

Volume sales lifts Degussa 1H

Building on a stronger start to the year, Germany's third largest
chemicals group reports continued growth into the second quarter
with an increase in demand pushing up sales and earnings for the
period but the firm warned that...

Sales creep up for IFF

Sales creep up for IFF

Weak sales of fruit preparations hit European sales for number two
flavours group International Flavours and Fragrances (IFF) with the
firm reporting an overall drop in sales for the region but growth
elsewhere keeps firm on track...

Added value pays off for Kerry

Added value pays off for Kerry

Driving hard into value added ingredients has paid off for Irish
food group Kerry as the company faces off tougher currency exposure
in 2003 to see a steady rise in sales and operating profit.
European bottom line benefits from greater...

Zest zone for beverages

Zest zone for beverages

Frutarom Switzerland, the recently acquired Swiss arm of Israeli
flavours group Frutarom, has pulled on synergies from its new
parent to launch a new line of grapefruit flavours, the first in a
range of citrus flavours.

Steady growth for US flavours

Steady growth for US flavours

The ongoing consumer desire for natural ingredients, combined with
a growing interest in more complex and authentic flavours, will
drive market demand for flavours and fragrances in the US to a
value of $4.4 billion (€3.4bn) by 2007.

Job cuts in colours

Job cuts in colours

Hot on the heels of disappointing third quarter results, notably in
the colours division hit by weaker sales in the US, Sensient
Technologies has announced a round of cost cutting measures which
will include job losses.