Researchers study more efficient refrigeration techniques
In a bid to cut energy use in the UK's food processing plants,
researchers at the University ofBristol have launched a
government-funded project to come up with more efficient
And finally... sweet success for Lyle's Golden Syrup
The famous Lyle's Golden Syrup tin, familiar to millions of UK
consumers, has been named by the Guinness World Records as the
world's oldest branding.
Wrapping system boosts Ulma's share of UK poultry market
Spain-based Ulma Packaging says its wrapping system for whole fresh
birds has given it a 75 per cent share of the UK market.
Pan Sino establishes Singapore's largest cocoa bean plant
Cocoa bean producer Pan Sino International has announced plans to
build Singapore's largest cocoa processing plant, increasing cocoa
bean supply for manufacturers.
The whole grain potential of barley, rye
Barley and rye are underutilized whole grains, and although they
are considered to be minor cereal grains they have major health
benefits, heard food scientists and manufacturers last week.
European Court upholds fines for citric acid cartel
The European Court of First Instance confirmed this week that
Jungbunzlauer (JBL) and Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
engaged in an illegal citric acid price fixing cartel, and has as a
result upheld the original fines imposed.
Palsgaard emulsifier 'doubles' shelf life
A new cake emulsifier with a shelf life of a minimum of 24 months
has been devised by Danish ingredients manufacturer Palsgaard.
Diet bread targets new breed of weight watchers
Britain's biggest baker RHM is relaunching its core 'diet' bread in
order to appeal to changing consumer trends within the weight loss
Cap technology provides instant drinks
A new capping device allows individuals to mix their own drinks by
blasting ingredients into a water-filled container.
Danisco invests in future of confectionery
Danisco Flavours has opened a new confectionery facility in Belgium
in order to experiment with new combinations of texture, taste and
Ethical mint chocolate tastes Divine
UK Fairtrade chocolate company, Divine, has launched a new variety
of its signature chocolate bar in a bid to further entice consumers
into the ethical cocoa market.
More selenium could slash bladder cancer risk, says study
Increasing the daily intake of selenium from dietary and
supplementary sources, could cut the risk of bladder cancer by 70
per cent, suggests a new study from Belgium.
Breakfast cereals and satiety: scientists examine potential
Adding alginates or guar gum to baked goods and breakfast cereals
could be one way to increase the satiety these products provide,
allowing consumers to feel full longer, according to food
scientists at the University of Maine.
Danisco presents new healthy concept 'Candice Heaven'
Ingredients company Danisco launches new concept out of its
Singapore office allowing processors to take advantage of the new
health trends in the market.
Flow-wrapping technology drives bakery growth
PFM flow-wrapping machinery is being used by a Scottish bakery to
accelerate growth in the rapidly expanding traditional bakery