Competition in the Australian beer market has been stepped up with
the announcement that wine and beer group Lion Nathan will make and
sell and Heineken Lager in Australia through a joint venture with
the global Dutch brewer.
The alleged link between the advertising of junk food and rising
levels of childhood obesity in the UK has never been completely
proven, but the growing body of evidence to support claims of a
direct correlation appears to have been...
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,...