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...
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
Health professionals across Europe are seeing more and more cases
of rickets and increasing the amount of vitamin D in food could be
one way to tackle this. A new European-funded research project in
Denmark entitled OPTIFORD is set...
The UK snacks sector is coming under increasing pressure from
competing markets with sugar and chocolate confectionery
particularly hard hit by the consumer desire for a healthier
lifestyle, according to a new report from market analysts...
Food manufacturers caught up in a scandal triggered by Japanese
company Kyowa Perfumery & Chemical Co., were affected by a
complex industry distribution structure and the custom of employing
professional food tasters when developing...