The world’s only officially mandated cranberry health claim will not be affected by the recent rejection of a similar claim at European Union level, according to the company that submitted the claim, Ocean Spray.
Ocean Spray's Ingredient Technology Group has formulated a lower cost sweetened dried cranberry (SDC) product to meet demand for cost-effective and value-added ingredients in the face of rising commodity prices.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a negative opinion to global cranberry leader Ocean Spray for an article 14 health claim relating consumption of cranberry and urinary tract infection (UTI) in women.
Quebec-based company Nutra-Fruit is looking to develop a niche area
in cranberries by creating high-end functional foods containing the
nutritious berry, and sees large potential for expansion overseas.
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...
The French food authority AFSSA has approved a health claim for
cranberry juice and powder and its effect on urinary tract health,
in the world's first health claim for the fruit, writes Philippa
American cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray, seeking to build brand
awareness in Europe at FiE this week, has extended its ingredients
line further with a new mixed berry variant and glycerated version
of its Flavoured Fruit Pieces...
Continuing uncertainty and senior management turmoil at cranberry
supplier Ocean Spray has led Moody's to downgrade the firm's
short-term and preferred stock ratings, with further downgrade
possible in the near future.
Cranberry co-operative Ocean Spray voted on Saturday for a clean
slate - replacing most of its board with a brand new set of faces -
in the wake of lagging cranberry prices and a bid from rival
US cranberry juice producer Northland Cranberries has expressed an
interest in making a bid for the juice business of rival Ocean
Spray. But the latter group has chosen to see the bid as just that
- an expression of interest - rather...
Reports last week of the possible downgrade in share ratings for
Ocean Spray following the resignation of the cranberry
co-operative's CEO have been followed by more bad news this week.
Northland Cranberries, a fellow cranberry...
Last week we reported on the possible downgrade in share ratings
for Ocean Spray following the resignation of the cranberry
co-operative's CEO. Troubles continue this week with Northland
Cranberries, a fellow cranberry grower...
Cranberry sales for US co-operative Ocean Spray Cranberries may be
booming in Europe but news this week that its CEO of three years,
Robert Hawthorne, has resigned led US ratings agency Moody's to
review a possible downgrade...
Ocean Spray, the US co-operative group best known for its cranberry
juices, has launched a new grapefruit juice which it claims can
give drinkers an energy boost and meet all their vitamin C
The Nestle USA - Beverage Division and Ocean Spray Cranberries,
Inc. announced this week that they have formed a long-term
agreement which, they hope, will enable both companies to increase
manufacturing and supply chain efficiency...