Rectory Foods is eyeing up another year of bumper sales, despite the recession taking its toll on many in the sector. Its secret? Branching out into ingredients and responding quickly to market changes.
Cutting costs is the top priority in 2009 for food and beverage companies, according to a report from Deloitte which outlines strategies companies can adopt to stay ahead in challenging economic times.
'Tis the season for stocking up for Christmas. But after a year of rising food prices and other factors affecting supply certain seasonal ingredients, it may cost a little more to make the table groan under the weight edible goodies.
Colloides Naturels International targets natural market demand with a combination of a wheat fibre and an acacia gum fibre that provides non-soluble and soluble fibre for a wide variety of food applications.
The UK's pea crop has been devastated by the poor weather and
flooding in recent weeks and a shortage of peas for freezing and as
ingredients looks inevitable, according to the Food and Drink
Brazilian soy crusher Imcopa has set up operations in The
Netherlands with the aim of supplying the European market with
non-GM soy lecithin directly and building awareness of its own
brand amongst food manufacturers.