Danish group Danisco has become the latest in a string of
ingredients firms to pass on increased raw material and energy
costs to the market, announcing today that it is to up the mark on
its glucoamylase for the US brewing and portable...
Food chemists bring new knowledge to cut costs in the steady
European popcorn market, identifying a key crystalline structure in
popcorn that appears to determine its popping quality, reports
ICI subsidiary National Starch is the latest ingredients firm to
drive into the soaring Chinese food market, unveiling a new
technical centre adjacent to its recently opened production plant,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Looking to boost growth in the sluggish caramel colour market, the
world's largest manufacturer, DD Williamson will extend its reach
in the burgeoning Chinese market with the extension of its liquid
product line for Asia,writes...
Russia has a long history of starch production, but the collapse of
the Soviet Union was a major blow to the industry, from which it is
only now beginning to recover. But with almost all of the growth
coming from corn starch, rather...
The world's number one caramel colour supplier DD Williamson is
driving deeper into the Nordic countries, signing a deal with
Swedish food distibutor Norfoods to build growth in the
increasingly mature caramel colour market.
Greater market penetration is expected for Avebe starch products as
Fiske Food Denmark, a distributor of food and beverage ingredients,
links up with the potato starch firm to distribute products from
the Dutch farming co-operative.
With Europe now enforcing some of the strictest rules in the world
on the traceability of genetically modified ingredients, companies
that can offer a tracked identity preservation system are likely to
gain from demand by food makers...
Faced with rising costs for starch ingredients sourced from
stock-squeezed wheat and corn the global food industry is on the
look out for better value alternatives. A recent report on the
modified starch market suggests that the tropical...