A third consecutive fall in global food prices during the month of July was largely driven by lower international prices for grains, soy and palm oil, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
Ben & Jerry’s campaign to ensure produce from clones is detectable in the food chain shows that bundling biotech in with conventional produce remains unacceptable – but lessons from GM do not seem to have been learned.
The fall-out from the melamine crisis in China is prompting manufacturers to be super careful about sourcing safe ingredients, say industry sources – not just dairy and not just those coming from China.
Soya beverage makers are using more subtle marketing of their key
ingredient and merging with more traditional segments like juice
and dairy in a bid to bring their products into the mainstream,
according to industry experts.
By increasing the oleic acid content in soybeans but keeping
linolenic levels low, researchers may have discovered a way to
lower the level of artery-clogging trans fats in products such as
cereals and energy bars.
Energy bar manufacturers could stand to benefit from a new line of
soy proteins that are to be developed by Biotech giant Monsanto and
soy ingredients supplier Solae, who claim their product will be
better tasting and more soluble...
Bunge Agribusiness Singapore, has agreed a 10-year exclusive
throughput agreement with Phu My Port inVietnam. The agreement aims
to enhance Bunge's position as the leading supplier of soybean meal
to the growing Vietnamese animal...
Soy appears to deliver tangible health benefits for the heart,
brain and kidney health but more research is needed in many areas,
heard a large audience attending this year's Soy and Health
American Dairy, one of the leading manufacturers of milk powder
products in China, has completed its new soybean powder mill - a
move that firms up its presence in the all-important soybean
Despite claims by Brazilian authorities that exports of soybean are
about to be resumed to China, officials from China's State Grain
Administration have categorically said that trade is not about to
start again at any time in...
China-based American Oriental Bioengineering has entered into a
strategic deal with the China government to develop its Soybean
Protein Peptide, in a move which gives the thumbs up to the
country's biotech industry as well promoting...
At the beginning of the year Israel-based soy proteins specialist
Solbar, announced its move into the soy proteins in China. Simon
Pitman spoke to the company about the project and discovered
that soy protein demand is a major driving...