Israeli flavours and ingredients group Frutarom benefited from the
recent merger with Swiss counterpart Flachsmann to post a 55 per
cent increase in first quarter sales. Growth in the functional
foods sector also contributed to the...
Israeli flavours and ingredients group Frutarom says that growth in
the China flavours market, in addition to its recent merger, is one
of the driving forces behind its 55 per cent quarterly sales
Pharming of the Netherlands has modified two of its commercial
relationships in a move that should accelerate its activities in
developing therapeutic proteins that are made in transgenic
animals, writes Phil Taylor.
A number of new ingredients targeting the bakery and beverage
markets in particular have been launched this month, helping bakers
improve volumes, reduce costs and lift product safety or improving
both the look and mouthfeel of juice...
Recent reports that Nestlé, the world's biggest food company, is
considering a move into the fair trade market have been met with
scepticism and disbelief by market observers and rival coffee
makers alike, but as analysts Datamonitor...
At least 155 million school-age children worldwide are overweight
or obese, a growing problem which needs to be tackled now if more
serious ailments such as type 2 diabetes or heart disease are to be
avoided, according to the International...
The manufacturer of a new spiral belt designed specifically for the
cooling and freezing of food products claims that the machine can
substantially cut product waste and increase energy efficiency for
production plants. Food products,...
ASPAC Danisco, the Asia Pacific division of Denmark-based
ingredients giant Danisco, has recently reported organic sales
growth of 32 per cent for the nine months up to January 2004.
Simon Pitman spoke to the division's president,...
Rising food and beverage prices have been blamed for China's
Consumer Price Index hitting a seven year high of 3.8 per cent.
Food manufacturers say that rising grain and power costs are the
reasons for the hikes, as economists...
Food makers are criticised again for the high salt content in food
products as campaign group CASH (Consensus Action on Salt and
Health) publishes new survey saying sandwiches on sale at retail
outlets are so salty they should carry...