Flavour and high costs remain two of the biggest challenges that the cell-based meat sector needs to overcome before production for everyday consumers can be realised, but its potential benefits for customisation are unrivalled, according to a recent...
Ukraine's pork production costs have spiked by nearly 28%, from UAH15 (US$0.58) to UAH19 (US$0.73) per kilogramme over the past two years, while pork prices are under significant pressure, according to reports.
The cost of alcohol use to the government in England has been over-stated by public health campaigners, and in fact the revenue from taxes outweighs such costs to the tune of £6.5bn, according to a report from the Institute of Economic Affairs.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking to expand its E. coli testing of ground beef and ground beef components. Toward that end, USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is seeking public comments on its latest analysis of the costs...
DSM subsidiary Yantai Andre Pectin Co. has announced price increases of between 10 and 30% for its complete pectin portfolio in response to 'tremendous cost increases' caused by tight supply chains and rising costs.
Open innovation can be expensive and time-consuming to manage – and many food companies are struggling to find the solutions they are looking for. Could a non-profit platform provide the keys to open innovation success?
Introducing a pre-export inspection for ractopamine on meat imported to Russia could hit the Russian market badly. Experts estimate that if the issue is not resolved quickly, Russia may lose 42% of all meat imports, creating a sharp rise in prices.
Meat prices in Ukraine are expected to grow to record levels by 2013, as a result of a fall of key production this year, an increase in the cost of feed, as well as in political factors, according to the Ukrainian meat industry experts
CSM may be able to move out of the danger zone if pressures alleviate on the costs input side towards mid-2012 and if its new rationalization plan generates some significant cost savings, notes an analyst.
Dutch bakery ingredients supplier CSM posted an increase of sales of €149.2m for the third quarter, but notes a substantial hike in commodity costs and reports that it has taken some steps to offset this through higher prices.
Life will only get tougher for Unilever in the second half of 2010, but things could improve in 2011 as its Genesis innovation programme starts to bear fruit, cost inflation cycles out and rival Procter & Gamble (P&G) starts to run out of steam,...