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An aluminium alternative

An aluminium alternative

ExxonMobil Chemical Films Europe has developed two new metallyte
films that provide an ultra-high-barrier alternative to aluminium.
According to the company, a major advantage of these films,
compared to metallised polyester or aluminium...

'Organic' growth from Danone

'Organic' growth from Danone

Danone, the French dairy product, bottled water and biscuits group,
may have said that it is not interested in acquiring any assets of
bankrupt Italian group Parmalat, but this does not mean that it is
not on the acquisition trail.

Parmalat crisis deepens

Parmalat crisis deepens

As the scandal surrounding Italy's food and giant Parmalat deepens,
Berlusconi's government rustles up emergency measures to tackle
'Europe's Enron', with a strategy to save jobs and pay the
suppliers.

Rising to the occasion

Rising to the occasion

UK-based Stable Micro Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer
of texture analysis instrumentation, is set to showcase what it
calls a unique portfolio for the bakery industry at Food & Bake
2004. Innovations will include...

Sweet opportunity

Sweet opportunity

Food giant Cargill has opened a plant to manufacture erythritol, a
sweetener that is claimed to taste like sugar but contain no
calories. The group believes there is real potential in the
product, and has already signed an agreement...