ADM recognises the growing need for premium cocoa ingredients
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has committed itself to providing its
customers with the premium cocoa ingredients they require by
announcing plans for a new production facility.
Totally Chocolate sees rise in custom and promotional confectionery
Growing demand for custom chocolate bars has forced US confectioner
Totally Chocolate to double its existing manufacturing capacity by
opening a new factory.
Time for Japan to act on agriculture
Strong rhetoric at last weekend's Apec summit on the abolition of
agricultural subsidies could not drown out the scraping sound of
Comfort food consumption varies with gender emotions, says study
Gender, age and culture are decisive factors when it comes to the
consumption of comfort foods, according to a new study.
Organic market growing, headed by fruit and veg
Demand for organic foods has increased by almost 17 percent over
the past year, according to a new report that reveals how Americans
are increasingly turning to organic alternatives in an effort to
improve their diet.
Wild targets natural colours market with kiwi green
Wild has developed a revolutionary new technique to capture a
natural brilliant green kiwi colour for the food and drink
Cadbury Schweppes sells European soft drinks arm
Cadbury Schweppes has announced it plans to sell its European
beverages arm for £1.2bn to a private equity consortium led by Lion
Capital and Blackstone.
Cargill shortlisted for patented starch innovation
Cargill's patented starch, designed to deliver higher food quality
and cost savings for manufacturers, has been shortlisted in the
Most Innovative Ingredient category at the forthcoming FiE show.
Novozymes recognised for trans fat innovation
Novozymes' enzymatic interesterification process has been
recognised as one of six Technologies of the Year for 2005.
Industry relieved as chemicals law excludes food, ingredients
The European Commission has backed the exclusion of food and food
ingredients from the reach of groundbreaking EU chemical
legislation passed by parliament yesterday, providing a huge dollop
of relief for an industry concerned about...
FSA traffic lights system signals labelling dispute
The FSA's backing of a 'multiple traffic light' (MTL) labelling
initiative comes a day after the UK food industry promised a
voluntary guideline on daily amounts (GDA).
Kraft feels the pressure of rising energy and packaging costs
Kraft Foods has confirmed that it is increasing prices of many of
its products in the United States by an average of 3.9 per cent
because of rising energy and packaging costs caused by higher
global oil prices.
Getting the seal right on food packaging
A new tester from Ircon is designed to rapidly and automatically
inspect thermal seal quality during production and packaging
Selako salt replacer targets health-conscious consumers
Salt reduction in finished products can be achieved without
affecting shelf life or the manufacturing process, according to a
UK draft code of practice to usher in EU-wide hygiene laws
The UK's food regulator has issued another draft of its code of
practice under the country's food laws to take account of the EU's
hygiene regulations due to come into force at the end of the year.