All news articles for January 2011

Analysts: DuPont Danisco buy-out may end in fire sale

Analysts: DuPont Danisco buy-out may end in fire sale

By Shane Starling

Analysts are saying Danisco could be carved up by its new owner DuPont, which they suggest is most interested in the Danish company’s enzymes for biofuels and that the food side of the business may be jettisoned.

South Korean researchers put tomatoes under the magnifying glass

Study unlocks lycopene’s heart health benefits

By Stephen Daniells

Lycopene, the compound that gives tomatoes their red color, may benefit heart health by boosting the body’s natural antioxidant defenses and protecting against DNA damage, says a new study from South Korea.

Stauber: Sold!

Stauber plots expansion after buy-out

Forty-year-old nutraceutical specialist Stauber Performance Ingredients has been acquired by New York investment firm in a move the company hopes will help it “expand capabilities”.

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