Management at the Royal Schouten group, parent of soy ingredients
business Acatris, has increased its share in the company under a
new shareholder structure designed to allow it to move more easily
on strategic developments, such...
UK ingredients maker Tate & Lyle faces paying out a hefty sum
as the sweetener firm seeks to settle a US lawsuit alleging that
its US unit AE Staley played a role in fixing the price of high
fructose corn syrup, a sweetener used...
Despite claims by Brazilian authorities that exports of soybean are
about to be resumed to China, officials from China's State Grain
Administration have categorically said that trade is not about to
start again at any time in...
Cheaper processing methods could be on the way for makers of
decaffeinated coffee as scientists in Brazil identify naturally
growing caffeine-free coffee plants. As the global coffee market
remains dogged by rock bottom prices through...
US food giant General Mills is to increase wholesale prices on
several categories of foods in response to rising raw materials
costs. The increase is thought to be between two to nine per cent
on selected lines.
Despite cheaper alternatives to cocoa butter on the market and new
European rules allowing vegetable fats in chocolate formulations,
uptake for the replacers has been slower than expected as reticent
food makers and marketers stick...
Opponents of the low-carb diet fad in the US have joined their
counterparts in the UK in calling into question the safety of the
weight-loss regime. But whether the protests will be loud enough to
be heard over the increasingly raucous...
Packaging Automation (PA), a UK designer and builder of
heat-sealing equipment, has identified swift consumer market change
and greater food diversification as the biggest pressures on those
who manufacture heat sealing packagingmachinery....