Leading US flavour company International Flavors & Fragrances
(IFF) this week reported an increase in sales for the second
quarter 2002 with figures exceeding previously announced
expectations. In Europe strong fragrances sales...
The Joint Health Claims Initiative (JHCI), an independent UK
organisation created to assess health claims on food, this week
added a new claim to its growing stable of advice for the food
industry. Consumers may soon see soya protein...
A new poll sponsored by the US company McNeil Nutritionals has
discovered that while many Americans know what lactose intolerance
is, most of them are still unaware that avoiding dairy products is
not the only way to treat the problem.
Milk drinking among American teenagers has increased for the first
time in six years, claims a new report, which finds that effective
marketing of flavoured milk could help improve the diets of many
Danisco has launched the first of two new probiotic bacteria
cultures - called HOWARU - which it claims can help boost the human
immune system. The culture is the first product to be launched
following the Danish group's acquisition...
Vanilla, recognised as the world's most popular flavour, has had a
rough ride in recent years with the price rising steeply as a
result of tropical storms and a highly contested presidential
election in Madagascar, the country...
Dairy Park, LLC - a subsidiary of Bion Environmental Technologies -
has entered into an agreement with investors Dr. Michael McCloskey
and Timothy den Dulk to develop, own and operate a number of large
dairy facilities in the US.
How easy is it to ensurethat foods and ingredients imported from
outside the EU are safe, ofsufficient quality and legal? How can UK
food companies ensure completetraceability of imported food
products? These questions will be tackled...
Express Dairies went some way towards lightening its crushing debt
load yesterday, when it sold its UHT milk and Frome Creamery
businesses to Milk Link and announced a strategic alliance and
joint venture with the farmers' co-operative.
Danish food ingredient giant Danisco this week reported a solid
profit of DKK 940 million (€126.4m) in preliminary results for the
year ending 30 April 2002.
Acquisitions in the ingredients and sweeteners sector boosted