The reason low-carb dieters often lose weight and sometimes show
improvements in their cholesterol, blood sugars, and blood
pressures is because they are, in essence, sickened by the diet,
writes a doctor in a science journal published...
Acquisitions for UK food, ingredients and retail firm Associated
British Foods are key to reducing dependency of group profits on
ABF's leading revenue source British Sugar. This week the company
signs a deal with Unilever to...
Favourable news for the pro-GM camp as a team of British scientists
claims that genetically modified (GM) maize is less damaging to
wildlife than conventional varieties. At the same time, leading UK
organisations call on Tony Blair...
Expecting a higher uptake of vegetable fats by European chocolate
manufacturers following the new '5 per cent' chocolate rule, Danish
oils and fats supplier Aarhus United sees a drop in income for
2003, compounded by currency...
Miller Brewing is to package beer in innovative new containers,
which the company claims are designed to fit conveniently into home
refrigerators. The firm is the first to apply the Fridge Pack, a
popular consumer package in other...
Rubbing shoulders on the shelves with 'low-carb' friendly food
products, wholegrains must reach out to the consumer to remain in
the game. Cereal chemists in the US bring wholegrains into the
user-friendly zone with a new,...
Wheat, corn and soybean prices will remain high for much of 2004,
warns the US agency Fitch Ratings, with the industry likely to see
a continual shifting of higher ingredients costs onto the food
manufacturer. But tough negotiations...
US starch supplier MGP Ingredients witnesses the benefits of
'adding-value' to ingredients products with strong growth in
low-carb ingredients pushing demand for its resistant wheat starch
German confectionery ingredients supplier Alfred L. Wolff is
preparing to focus on the launch of a new coating ingredient aimed
specifically at the chocolate and panned confectioneries sector for
Decorative Sleeves, the European leading shrink sleeves supplier,
released a range of sleeves for Italian fruit juices. Innovative
packaging is one of the key factors that will secure market growth,
industry observers claim.
A dual ovenable tray designed for the frozen and chilled ready
meals market, has been launched in the UK by Danish packaging firm
unique selling point of the product is that it remains cool to
touch from the time...
Moves into higher added-value are likely to pay off in the long
term for Irish dairy group Glanbia, but the company is continuing
to suffer from the short-term effects of offloading a number of
primary food operations.