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
A European Commission Directive amending Commission Directive
96/77/EC for a fourth time was adopted unanimously by the Standing
Committee on the Food Chain and Animal Health on 14June 2002,
reports the UK Food Standards Agency (FSA).
Danish enzyme company Novozymes has increased its market share for
industrial micro-organisms with the purchase of US company
InterBio. On 1 July 2002, Novozymes took over the majority of the
activities of InterBio, based in Texas.
Fuel to further fire the debate, on both sides of the Atlantic,
surrounding the labelling of potential food allergens arrived this
week with the outcome of a new study in the US. According to new
research, 93 per cent of parents of...
Breastfeeding is still the best way to ensure that babies obtain
the necessary nutritional intake for developing a healthy brain.
This was the conclusion of a panel of experts meeting last week at
the Advances in Paediatric Nutrition...
Fonterra Cooperative, a New Zealand based dairy products company,
said on Monday that it has various growth options but remained coy
on its intentions towards Australia's National Foods, reports Dow