Researchers are to evaluate whether the positive effects of tomato
lycopene in reducing oxidative stress, previously seen in
non-smokers, is also produced in smokers, a high-risk group for
The American Association of Cereal Chemists is challenging the
definitions of fiber published by the Food Nutrition Board in its
Dietary Reference Intakes report last year. The AACC claims that
separating fiber into two categories...
After a series of food safety scares in Europe the issue of exactly
how to effectively deal with risk in the food chain is an ongoing
debate between politicians, industry and consumer alike. One widely
favoured opinion is that risk...
Dutch company Acatris, formed recently following a merger between
four Royal Schouten businesses, established its new name with the
launch of a lignan product at last week's VitaFoods trade fair in
Are perceptions of whey products as more than a milk powder
substitute changing? According to a new report from market analysts
Zenith International, yes, as processors increasingly looking for
added value start turning towards whey...
The downward trend continues at supplement manufacturer Twinlab,
which reported a loss of $3.7 million for the quarter to end of
March last week, against net income of same amount for the first
quarter of last year.
Chromium supplement maker Nutrition 21 last week reported a net
loss of $1.1 million on revenues of $3.1 million for the third
quarter, compared with a loss of $0.2 million on revenues of $4.0
million for the same period a year ago.
Following a proposal from the European Commission to allow the use
of two new intense sweeteners - sucralose and an
aspartame-acesulfame - the European Competitiveness Council gave
the all clear on Monday, reaching a political agreement...
Despite an increase in sales UK flavour and fragrance company
Treatt described trading for the six months to 31 March 2003 as
'challenging' this week, with profit before tax falling by
24 per cent to £955,000 (€1.3m) compared...