BASF Crop Protection is developing a new set of criteria and standards for sustainable fruit and veg production for supermarket chain Rewe, which are intended to give sustainability assurances throughout the food chain, right through to consumers.
German chemical giant BASF is set to start field testing of its
blight-resistant GM potatoes in Britain next year, a move that
could open the way to more GM crop tests in the traditionally
BASF's fine chemicals division is bolstered by higher sales volume
of aroma chemicals and vitamins A and E for animal nutrition, but
the pressure over vitamin C and lysine has not abated, dragging
down the division's profitability.
German chemicals company BASF is to participate in a new project
designed to trace Norwegian farmed salmon throughout the entire
production chain as part of a qualitative move to boost sales
through improving consumer confidence.
Fortitech, a US supplier of nutrient systems, announced yesterday
that the chemical group BASF has completed the transfer of its
human nutrition premix business and customers in the Asia Pacific
region to Fortitech.