The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected a novel foods application for the South American root vegetable arracacha xanthorrhiza after the applicant failed to provide sufficient information.
Rising health concerns, all-natural credentials and growing regulatory approval are all driving stevia’s rapid market growth, finds a new report from Zenith International, which forecasts worldwide sales will more than triple in volume by 2014.
Chr Hansen is rolling out a new range of freeze-dried cultures for use in Continental cheeses, such as Prato, in South America, in a bid to build product quality and encourage higher consumption of cheese in the region.
Stern-Wywiol Gruppe has set up a new company to tap opportunities in the Brazilian food and beverage industry, offering initially flour and bakery ingredients from its Mühlenchemie and DeutscheBack businesses.
South American and Asian yeast markets bring strong gains in the
first half, offsetting weaker markets in the US and Turkey,
London-based sugar and ingredients group Associated British Foods
reports today, writes Lindsey Partos.
Sparking growth in the emerging South American food market, Danish
ingredients giant Chr Hansen has opened new facilities in Argentina
designed to serve expanding activities from international
customers, reports Lindsey Partos.
Meeting targets for the year, US ingredients company Corn Products
International brushes off a tougher economic climate to post a
solid set of third quarter results with earnings rising by 15 per
cent. A strong performance in South...
Sales for US food ingredients company Corn Products International
were on target for the first quarter of 2003 ended 31 March 2003
with the company announcing on Tuesday that sales had risen 23 per
cent, lifting earnings and increasing...
Ahold has stepped up the pace of its disposal programme. After the
decision to withdraw from Chile in February, the Dutch retailer has
this week said it plans to quit Brazil, Argentina, Peru and
Paraguay. And Asia and Eastern Europe...
Ireland's Glanbia and Uruguay's Conaprole have joined forces to
help develop the market for dairy ingredients in Latin America. A
new joint venture company, Conabia, based in Mexico, will develop
sales throughout Central...
Australian bakery ingredients company Burns Philp announced its
intentions to expand in the emerging Latin American market with the
acquisition of US Kraft Foods yeast and industrial bakery
ingredients business in Latin America.
Corn Products International Inc., a corn refiner and supplier of
food ingredients, said that Q2 net income fell 21 per cent, as high
energy costs and weak currencies more than offset strong volume