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
US Dairy producers and processors are working together to further
explore the potential of vended milk through an extensive 12- to
15-week multi-channel vending study as part of the Fluid Milk
Strategic Thinking Initiative (FMSTI),...
Japanese Industrial gas producer Air Water Inc. has agreed to buy a
Hokkaido-based ham and sausage factory, currently part of the Snow
Brand Foods Co. The factory was embroiled in a beef-labelling
scandal that concerned one of its...
One of Australia's largest cheese suppliers is to receive a $20
million (€12.16m) loan from the New South Wales government to
expand its cheese processing facilities, IndustrySearch.com
reported on Friday.
An attempt by a food ingredients billionaire to take over New
Zealand's second biggest dairy company could head into difficulties
if a farmers' collective wins the day, reports local New Zealand
paper The Evening Post.
China's largest dairy product maker, Shanghai Bright Dairy &
Food, a unit of Shanghai Industrial Holdings, plans to issue more
than 100 million Chinese domestic A shares, a source close to the
company said, reports Reuters
The next episode in the saga of Snow Brand Milk Products, the
Japanese company hit by food safety scandals, unfurled yesterday
when the company announced that it is to tie up with two
agricultural cooperatives and request a capital...
German food ingredients supplier Degussa BioActives is one step
closer to the reality of e-commerce operations. The company
announced this week that it has launched an updated version of its
current web site to provide the user with...
Ice-modifying proteins extracted from winter wheat may help ice
cream stay smooth and creamy during long periods in the freezer,
suggests new research by food scientist Douglas Goff of the
University of Guelph, in Canada.
The Australian Commerce Commission has received an application from
one of Australia's largest food companies, National Foods, to
acquire up to 100 per cent of the issued shares of New Zealand
Dairy Foods (NZDF).
Hundreds of nutritionists, US government officials and leading
researchers gathered in Washington, DC last month to develop an
action plan to address a critical health concern facing children
and adolescents: calcium deficiency.
In 1926, the Commonwealth Government created the Council for
Scientific and Industrial Research, the body that later became
CSIRO. To commemorate the 75th anniversary of this event, several
functions were held throughout Australia...
In his budget proposal for fiscal year 2003, President Bush will
include $131 million (€152m) in new spending to protect the
nation's food supply from animal and plant pests and diseases,
strengthen food safety programs and support...
Food safety regulators participating in a global food forum said
authorities should be completely open in assessing the risks during
food scares to avoid misunderstanding and public panic, reported
Nestlé sweetened its position as one of the world's largest
ice-cream makers on Thursday by agreeing to pay General Mills $641m
for the 50 per cent stake of Ice Cream Partners USA it did not