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...
After months of political wranglings GM sweetcorn could be on the
supermarket shelves by the end of the year with the European
Commission poised to end the five year unofficial ban on
genetically modified foods, writes Lindsey Partos.
In what could be seen as a blow to the fast-growing market for soy
products, a new study from the US suggests that processing soy for
use in supplements and food products could seriously reduce its