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An automated software system allows processors to detect food contaminants in their products, according to its developers.
There is no reason for the EU to put more agricultural concessions on the table at the WTO, according to current EC president Josef Proll.
The food industry must be honest if it is to convince consumers - and audiences - that it is not the corporate monster portrayed in the media.
Uncertainty continues to hang over Arla Foods in its key Middle East dairy market, after it said sales there have been slow to recover from a region-wide boycott against its...
A daily supplement of probiotics could reduce the risk of liver cancer caused by fungal toxins in foods, a leading cause of the disease in some of the world's most...
A stanol-enriched cheese could help lower cholesterol levels by over five per cent, says a new study by Raisio and Valio, as the Finish companies look to put science behind...
Britain's dairy trade deficit grew again in 2005, highlighting that the country is still too reliant on lower margin commodity goods, leaving the domestic market exposed to foreign competition.
British dairy officials are lobbying the European Union to stick to its 2013 deadline for scrapping export subsidies, after nations outside the bloc called for aid to end faster.
Soaring input costs have claimed Arla Foods UK as their latest victim in Britain's dairy industry, sending the group into the red for its first half.
Modification of whey protein concentrates with high phospholipid proportions could turn standard emulsifiers into functional health promoting ingredients, results that could have important implications for the food industry.
Dietary supplementation with an omega-3 enriched milk could be a simple and tolerable way to ease cardiovascular risk factors linked to metabolic syndrome, say Spanish researchers.
Brands and a functional food focus helped Dairy Crest to increase sales in 2005, but profits slumped amid rising costs and tough times for the group's milk supply division.
Danisco claims that ice cream with less than one per cent fat is possible thanks to new technology that prevents unwanted ice crystals from forming.
The debate about dairy consumption boosting weight loss got a massive fillip at the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies congress, but natural product-based dietary supplements don't help weight loss said experts.
A new line of pressure gauges are engineered to meet stringent performance, material and hygiene demands within the food and beverage sectors, their manufacturer claims.
Europe's top dairy firms are at the centre of the row over European Union export subsidies, after a new report revealed which UK dairies are lapping up the aid.
Women who eat animal products, and specifically dairy, are five times more likely to have twins if they become pregnant, says a new US study.
Following plans in Europe to harmonise health claims in food labelling, experts at Eversheds law firm claim any new rules will have to overcome historical scepticism to be truly effective.
Levels of the cancer-causing PAH compounds in infant formula milk on sale in Britain are below the limits set by the European Union and pose no health risk, says the...
An online tool is designed to help food processors select the best gas for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP).
More upheaval in Britain's dairy sector looms over the next few years as more than one in ten milk producers say they will leave the sector, according to a new...
Number two cultures player Danisco has ramped up production of frozen pelletised cultures with a €7mn expansion of its facilities in Niebl, Germany.
A new machine allows dairy manufacturers to process whey into an ingredient they can use to improve the texture and taste of low-fat products.
The US food regulatory agency last week rejected a proposed health claim submitted by Nestlé, which would have implied that its whey protein infant formulas reduced the risk of food...
An increase in selling prices helped dairy processor Robert Wiseman to begin clawing back lost profits, as the group looks to continue the momentum with more new products and facilities.
Arla UK's Cravendale milk brand has seen its strong growth stunted by cheaper, supermarket milk in recent weeks, reminding processors how easily private label could destabilise branded dairy growth in...
Disgraced Italian dairy giant Parmalat, still suffering from 2003's fraud revelations, has posted a jump in first-quarter income - thanks to CEO Enrico Bondi's recuperation strategy.
Healthy eating is no longer motivated simply by self-interest. Family welfare has become the overriding concern, and children have become the real driving force behind the health trend.
Preliminary data from the first year of the EU's greenhouse gas trading scheme has highlighted problems in the allocation of plant outputs and in the tracking of carbon dioxide (CO2)...
NutraIngredients.com has been named Website of the Year in the prestigious 2006 Business Food and Drink Journalism awards.
Parents should avoid infant formulas made from intact proteins, a Stanford researcher told doctors assembled at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies.
San Miguel's chief executive reassured investors on Tuesday by outlining its plans to concentrate on growing sales and sustaining profits over the coming years.
An alternative to the traditional microbiological tests for ultra heat treated (UHT) and extended shelf life (ESL) dairy products speeds up assessments by over two days, according to its manufacturer.
Milk producers have renewed their fierce criticism of low farmgate prices in Britain, as the country's competition watchdog prepares to open an in-depth probe into the market practices of top...
Dutch dairy group Campina has upgraded its new quality assurance system for animal feed used by member farmers, re-iterating that current checks in the sector were not good enough.
The EU's legislators yesterday came up with a compromise deal on nutritional claims, further watering down requirements originally proposed by the European Commission, according to a newspaper report.
It is time to admit that society is fighting a part-time battle against the bulge, willingly lambasting soft drinks, burgers and chocolate, while shuffling silently away from a fairly dismal...
The frozen desserts industry saw further European consolidation as an equity firm swooped in to take Richmond Foods, Britain's largest ice cream manufacturer.
A Euro-Mediterranean network for the protection, promotion and territorial development of Mediterranean artisan cheeses is bringing together diverse regions of Spain, Italy and France.
The EU's food safety agency today said aspartame is safe for consumption, contradicting a scientific study by the Ramazzini Foundation that claimed the artificial sweetener caused cancer.
The French government has set aside an extra €10m to aid consolidation and restructuring in the country's dairy industry so far in 2006, continuing its interventionist strategy for the sector.
The micro-encapsulation of essential oils in skimmed milk gives higher flavour retention compared to whey, say scientists.
A packaging method that uses a gas additive could help prolong the shelf life of liquid dairy products, its developer claims.
A new European Court of Justice ruling should provide Bank of America with a degree of comfort over its recent travails with Italian dairy giant Parmalat.
Britain's formula milk industry has faced down a new wave of criticism from senior paediatricians, who accused it of dodging a ban on direct advertising by snuggling up to doctors...
Self-regulation has become the mantra of food groups who argue that laws are not always necessary - but can industry be trusted when it has failed so spectacularly in the...
The European Commission has raised export subsidies available for butter for the second month running, bowing to pressure from member states concerned at volatile markets.
A newly developed vending machine in the US makes ice cream from scratch while you wait, shows how dairy firms are finding new ways to target consumer demand for convenience.
A total of € 128.2 million of EU farm money unduly spent by Member States is to be claimed back, following a decision adopted last Friday by the European Commission.
Chinese dairies need to invest more in R&D to capitalise on future growth in added value products like milk drinks, cheese and yoghurts, advises a new report from consultants McKinsey....
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