The demand for ingredients that lift fibre levels and reduce
carbohydrate quantities has been a major boost for textured wheat
protein supplier MGP Ingredients, recently announcing plans to
expand production capacity, writes Lindsey...
As the decision to purchase a product is frequently made on the
appeal and attractiveness of its packaging, more and more firms are
choosing to process packaging twice to achieve the best results,
says French foil group Kurz.
Following approval in Australia and New Zealand for the
increasingly popular low-cal, prebiotic sweetener tagatose,
licensee Arla Food Ingredients has farmed out the rights for
distribution for the two countries to fellow ingredients...
Number one global xanthan gum supplier CP Kelco is on the auction
block as majority stakeholder merchant bank Lehman Brothers opts to
sell its slice in the leading hydrocolloid company, reports
Long term investments in added-value products contributed to
British starch group Tate & Lyle's end of year results with
strong US performance offsetting squeezed margins due to surging
raw material prices. A lift in demand...
Buhler has developed a comprehensive software package to help
manufacturers better maintain their production plants. The company
argues that in the long term, good planning and predictive
maintenance is much less expensive than poorly...
InfoLogix has launched one of the first available wireless,
full-function, RFID computer. This intelligent device enables RFID
automation throughout the supply chain, including optimisation of
RFID read/write applications on forklifts,...
As companies move toward complying with RFID mandates, the real
value has been lost in the rush, claims research group Aberdeen. Mandates
issued by retail giants such as Wal-Mart are forcing the industry
to meet some very aggressive...
Small daily doses of flavonoid-rich dark chocolate eaten over a
two-week period significantly improved blood vessel function,
report US researchers this week, without increasing blood