Facelift for organic standards
UK Soil Association announced this week that organic standards have
been completely redesigned and re-written in a clearer language and
are now available in ready-to-file chapters.
Folate focus for European project
A UK project is to bring together commercial and consumer interests
to provide folate-rich and enriched foods with specified benefits
for optimal function and health.
Tagatose licensee overly cautious
US food technology company Spherix, the owner of the new sweetener
tagatose, announced this week that the company is to obtain its own
source of production for non-food uses of the product
Profits dip for UK milk processor
UK milk processor Robert Wiseman Dairies has reported a decline in
pre-tax profit after losses and costs associated with
reorganisation and an inquiry by Britain's Office of Fair Trading.
Coke planning milk drink rollout
Coca-Cola is set to unveil the latest addition to its portfolio - a
milk-based drink called Choglit.
New coffee flavours from Danisco
Danisco, the Danish company which claims to be the world's leading
supplier of flavours to the coffee industry, has launched a new
concept - Danisco Seasonal Coffee Flavours.
Alternative meat flavours from DSM
DSM Food Specialties is highlighting a new range of SavorKey yeast
extract-based flavours offering a boiled beef and boiled chicken
taste at this week's IFIA exhibition in Tokyo, Japan.
Snow Brand talks to its banks
Japanese dairy product maker Snow Brand Milk Products, which has
been at the centre of a number of scandals in recent months, said
it is negotiating with its main lenders on steps to strengthen its
Fortification debate continues
Britain's Food Standards Agency has decided not to recommend that
folic acid is added to flour to reduce the risk of babies being
born with defects like spina bifida.
Death of Danone founder Antoine Riboud
Antoine Riboud, the founder and former chief executive of world
food giant Danone, died on Sunday, said the company.
Aseptic carton moves organic milks
Horizon Organic of Colorado, USA, claims it is the first company to
launch an organic flavoured milk in a single-serve format using a
Tetra Prisma aseptic carton from Tetra Pak
Human lactoferrin 'grown' in rice plants?
Genetically modified (GM) rice carrying a protein from human breast
milk could be used to enhance infant formula, or so researchers
Dream easy with milk draught
Milk which producers say may help people sleep better at night is
set to hit the UK supermarket shelves.
Growth far from frozen
Frozen foods are an increasingly popular choice in the preparation
of menu items,reports the American Frozen Foods Institute.
X-ray detection for dairy products
Thermo Goring-Kerr, the German X-ray equipment specialist has
developed a range of X-ray detection equipment specifically for the