Starch ingredients company National Starch and Chemical, a
subsidiary of the chemical giant ICI Group, has moved further into
human nutrition with news this week that it has acquired the
resistant starch business from Penford Australia.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing an advance notice
of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) to request public comment on several
topics involving qualified health claims and other health
The US Agricultural Research Service (ARS) has developed a new
dough formulation to eradicate the musty, 'beany' aftertaste of
some soy-based breads; a problem that has eluded food technologists
since the 1970s.
Danish oils and fats company Aarhus United saw third quarter profit
falling by over 50 per cent as reduced margins, lower exchange
rates, a decline in bulk oil sales and heightened competition, ate
into the bottom line.
Canadian life science company, Fytokem Products Inc., a developer
of therapeutic plant extracts and bioactive molecules, announced
that it has signed a product development and licensing agreement
with Lonza Inc., the US subsidiary...
Operation Phoenix, the restructuring programme introduced earlier
this year by Dutch wellness foods group Wessanen, is already
bearing fruit, with the company last week announcing
better-than-expected third quarter figures. But the...
When onlookers of the food ingredients industry claim that
consolidation will be a key trend in coming years they are
generally referring to mergers and acquisitions. But could it be
that consolidation in this increasingly competitive...