All news articles for February 2003

GRAS for Xangold

GRAS for Xangold

Health ingredients manufacturer Cognis Nutrition and Health has
announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has
approved GRAS status for the company's Xangold brand natural lutein
esters products in a variety of...

Scientists turn bitter around

Scientists turn bitter around

From one sense to another - taste. As children, and indeed adults,
how many of us have been forced to swallow bitter-tasting medicines
? But there could be a solution for present and future generations,
and a natural one at that.

Wild Oats back in black

Wild Oats back in black

Organic food retailer Wild Oats Markets announced a return to
profit this week, thanks to a reduction in stores and tighter
control on expenses. Eight consecutive quarters of same-store sales
increases contributed to the significant...

Balchem's choline, USP only

Balchem's choline, USP only

Balchem Encapsulates said it will now be offering only USP-grade
choline chloride and choline bitartrate to customers. The company's
products have received a quality recognition from the United States
Pharmacopeia (USP) which...

Health Sciences buys QBI

Health Sciences buys QBI

The Los Angeles-based Health Sciences Group has bought nutritional
ingredients manufacturer Quality Botanical Ingredients (QBI) for an
undisclosed sum, marking its third acquisition in just over a year.

Glowing 4Q for Bunge

Glowing 4Q for Bunge

The world's largest processor of soybeans, US company Bunge, said
on Tuesday that fourth-quarter net income had more than doubled,
reflecting the acquisition of French rival Cereol last year and
healthy growth across all its...