A food product on the shelf must satisfy a range of senses to earn
consumer appeal. But US scientists claim that little understood
contextual cues - food display, colours - can lead to people eating
much more than they need.
Top ingredients supplier Danisco will phase out its activities in
oil and protein crops in order to focus on sugar beet seed, said
the Danish firm this week, in a move reflecting changes to the
European sugar regime in 2006 that will...
The dynamic performance of the Romanian chocolate sector continues
to gather pace with the announcement from Supreme Chocolat that it
has increased its sales in the first quarter by an impressive 120
Acquisitive ingredients firm Kerry will spend €170 million on four
bolt-on flavour acquisitions announced yesterday as the €3.7
billion Irish company continues to consolidate its position in the
highly competitive flavours market....
Real-time supply chain execution (SCE) software provider ClearOrbit
has launched Purchase Order Change Management, part of its Advanced
Collaborative Replenishment Suite. PO Change Management automates
the communication of order changes...
In the thriving world of snacks the key to success for food
developers will be in designing time-positioned, healthy and guilt
free indulgences as the consumer becomes more fussy, says a new
report from Datamonitor that shows UK snackaholics,...
Foss has launched a software package specifically designed for use
on its NIRSystems near-infrared (NIR) laboratory and process
analysers. The technology is designed to complement the FDA's
recently launched Process Analytical...
One of Romania's leading chocolate producers, Excelent, has
reported a significant drop in its first quarterly profits. Reduced
turnover, increased competition and the fact that the company is
currently undergoing a merger have...
ICI flavour subsidiary Quest International, streamlined this week
through the spin off of its food ingredients arm to Irish
ingredients firm Kerry, is to target the confectionery industry
with the roll out of a new flavour encapsulation...
Stable Micro Systems has developed a probe that it claims can
accurately determine the firmness and texture of a number of foods.
The analyser works by penetrating the food in several places to
give an average reading.
Danish ingredients firm Arla Food Ingredients steps into new
markets with its low calorie bulk sweetener tagatose as the food
watchdog for Australia and New Zealand gives the green light for
use in foods that span from cereals to...