Improving communication between food scientists working on the
harmful chemical acrylamide identified in starch-rich fried foods
two years ago, Europe's food agency this week publishes an
'information base' with updated...
Sending a ripple of fear through the food industry, in 2002 the
Swedish Food Administration found high levels of the cancer-causing
compound acrylamide in carbohydrate-rich foods heated to high
temperatures. As global efforts in food...
Dutch industrial chemicals maker DSM said on Monday its profit in
the second quarter had fallen 75 per cent lower than in the same
period in 2002, as lower sales volumes and falling prices hit the
Genomics, a growing area of the biotech landscape, is already
starting to bear fruits for the food industry with the news that
Dutch enzyme company DSM Food Specialities has successfully
designed a way to eliminate the bitter taste...
A key driver of the food ingredients industry is the ability to
innovate. Innovation may bring about added value, and as such,
premium pricing opportunities. This is particularly true for
ingredients companies working in today's...
By all accounts DSM presented a less than rosy set of second
quarterly figures this week with sales and operating profit figures
both plummeting. The company predicts a further downward trend in
the third quarter but should rebound...
Dutch life science company DSM today posted a net profit of €959
million. Although DSM Fine Chemicals posted slightly lower sales
and a lower operating profit, attributable to the pharma products
and aspartame businesses, DSM Food...
Dutch life science company DSM saw net profit for the fourth
quarter of 2001 rise to €1,031 million from €119 million in the
fourth quarter of 2000, largely due to the sale of the depositary
receipts. Profit on 4Q ordinary activities...
Dutch speciality chemicals company DSM continues on its steady path
to growth with the announcement today that operating profit for
2002 reached €383 million, a 14 per cent rise on 2001, thanks in
part to 6 per cent autonomous volume...
Purchases and new production facilities have so far marked the
healthy growth of Dutch life science company DSM in 2002. This week
the company announced further acquisitions with the purchase of the
food coatings activities of Vaessen...