The extended alliance between Alfa Laval and the Sartorius Group
underlines the growing popularity of the crossflow filtration
concept in brewing, with processors moving away from traditional
methods of filtration.
Accession has sparked significant growth for the accession states
of Central Europe, a fact that is reflected by a rash of product
launches for the sector highlighted by this week's look at the
Mintel database where cheese is...
With food scares, health concerns and sustainability issues playing
heavily on consumers' minds - and influencing their shopping habits
- the humble food label has never played a more important role. But
how can consumers be...
Rising commodity and ingredients prices continue to hit the global
food chain with US food giant Kraft the next in line to be hit by
price pressures suggesting that despite reasonable fourth quarter
figures, the soaring costs are...
Competition for European suppliers of honey has ramped up with
Brussels clearing the way to end a two year ban on food imports
from China which should pave the way for cheaper raw materials for
Raw meat injected with water and additives to retain moisture is
being sold alongside ordinary fresh meat by leading UK
supermarkets, a disclosure that represents yet another blow to the
reputation of food production writes Anthony...
Faced with rising costs for starch ingredients sourced from
stock-squeezed wheat and corn the global food industry is on the
look out for better value alternatives. A recent report on the
modified starch market suggests that the tropical...
As food makers continue to roll out new low carb food products to
meet the rise in demand from consumers, starch supplier MGP
Ingredients has agreed to link up with agri-giant Cargill to push a
new resistant starch product aimed at...
Crown Holdings' shipment of the 25 billionth SuperEnd beverage end
in North America underlines the current key concerns of beverage
packagers and manufacturers - cost effectiveness, waste reduction
and processing efficiency.
Could the popularity of the much-vaunted - and much-criticised -
low-carb diet fad already be on the wane? Manufacturers have
invested heavily in new low-carb products to tap into the trend,
and stand to lose a lot if, as one survey...
Dairy producers in the Baltic State of Lithuanian are in line to
receive up to €20 million in EU export subsidies for products
exported to third countries, the country's Institute of Agrarian
Economics is forecasting.
A new vegetable-based drink, based on a traditional Spanish recipe,
is being introduced to the fast-growing dairy alternatives sector
in the UK but it may have a tough time competing with soy
beverages, increasingly dominating this...
An increasingly sophisticated food market in the Middle East will
open up opportunities for food makers and suppliers of third
generation, added-value whey products in Saudi Arabia and Egypt,
writes Lindsey Partos.