US cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray will roll out a plumper
version of its health ingredient for use in bakery products onto
the European food market in the next few months, hoping to see
value-added ingredients boost a bottom line...
Dutch supplier of palm oil-sourced food products Loders Croklaan
has consolidated its position in the growing palm ingredients
market, agreeing this week to buy Malaysian palm oil specialities
Researchers in Japan investigating whether vitamin K could prevent
bone loss in women with liver disease have uncovered a surprising,
secondary benefit - the vitamin also helped to prevent liver cancer
in the patients.
The Korean biotech company Eugene Science has teamed up with Archer
Daniels Midlands (ADM), giving ADM the marketing rights in Europe
and North America for Eugene Science's Euchol phytosterol
Progress towards tackling the obesity epidemic could come from a
new study which has found that a compound commonly found in red
wine boosts the activity of an identified gene which cuts the
growth of new fat cells.
Initiatives by food makers to push food products that can tap into
the growing health concerns from consumers have found support from
a new study that backs ongoing research to suggest a healthier diet
and lifestyle can potentially...
Investigations into the dumping of shrimp on the US market has
caused major price rises in the joint health ingredient
glucosamine, a shrimp derivative. But if prices stabilise at these
levels, they could make higher quality glucosamine...
Dutch ingredients firm Sensus has carried out new research to prove
the prebiotic effect of native inulin at only 5 grams, allowing
food manufacturers to make prebiotic claims on a relatively low
Number two vitamin maker BASF and the former number one Roche have
been told by the US Supreme Court that a case brought by customers
outside the US against the companies for price-fixing cannot
proceed, reports Dominique Patton.