The third in a series of FoodNavigator-USA.com articles on the
health and wellness approach of major US companies examines
Nestlé's increasing focus on research and development as a means to
improve human nutrition.
DSM Food Specialities has reached an agreement with Frito-Lay and
Proctor & Gamble that gives it intellectual property rights to
use asparaginase, the enzyme that underlies its
acrylamide-reducing PreventASe preparation, in food...
China is still the number one location for manufacturers and
retailers looking to expand their businesses in an effort both to
tap into the fast growing China market and as a means of
establishing low-cost global manufacturing bases,...
Syngenta has developed a variety of sugar beet for cultivation in
tropical climates that is expected to boost output and farmer
income, and has initiated two products to develop its use for food
and biofuel in India.
Industry needs to step up efforts to counter stigma associated with
frozen food compared with chilled or 'fresh' produce, says
Leatherhead. Although consumers are hearing the message, they are
not yet buying into it.
A US study presented last week claimed to establish a link between
high fructose corn syrup and diabetes, particularly in children -
but researchers say a compound found in tea could reduce the