Russian edible oils producer Solnechnie Produkti has reported sales
growth in excess of that for the market as a whole, the second
major producer to do so in as many weeks. As with market leader
NMZhK, Solnechnie Produkti's growth...
Russia's biggest producer of oils and fats, the NMZhK group, has
steadily increased its output over the last year, an indication of
the steady growth in a sector where local and foreign players are
vying for dominance.
United International Enterprises Limited (UIE), the majority
stakeholder in vegetable oil firm Aarhus United, confirms it will
sell its considerable stake in the Danish firm, due to be divested
by January 2005.
Swedish oils and fats firm Karlshamns, which saw its profits slip
at the end of 2003, has acquired UK flaked fats company Kelanco,
and with it a drive into value-added speciality fats for the
booming UK convenience food market.
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...
Intensified competition in the ingredients marketplace and
disappointing orders for Cocoa Butter Equivalents (CBE) following
the new chocolate rules leads to job losses at Danish fats and oils
firm Aarhus United.
Hardening competition in the vegetable oil industry saw margins
cropped for Swedish oils and fats company Karlshamns in the first
half of 2003. The group stressed that overall results were knocked
by 'a tougher economic climate...
UK arm of Nestle will cut type of fat linked to heart disease. The
move reflects increasing pressure on food manufacturers to reduce
the levels of trans fatty acids (TFAs) and comes in the same week
that US government announces all...