Manufacturer and marketer of nutritional supplements NBTY reported
record fourth quarter results, citing improving market conditions
and the company's ability to read changing consumer preferences as
the reasons for its 16 per...
Analysts of the Japanese functional food market shed light on the
€8.4bn Japanese nutritional supplement market with the release of a
new report. Growth remains strong despite general economic
downturn, with the forecast optimistic...
Canadian company Forbes Medi-Tech has announced several changes in
the company'soperations and management structure, and is to
outsource its research to universities and contract research
Today marks the final time the doors of global food exhibition SIAL
will open in 2002. As visitors continue to pour through the
entrance of six exhibition halls, the popularity of this vast food
show remains certain. On the final...
US firm Balchem, which specialises in encapsulated products for the
health and feed industries, said it has achieved third quarter
records in both sales and net earnings, following growth in both
the ARC Specialty Products and Encapsulates...
Nature's Sunshine Products, the US-based manufacturer of
encapsulated herbs and vitamins, remained consistent with poor
recent performance and reported a 5 per cent drop in sales revenue
for the third quarter. The company saw...
New report reveals that growth in value-added products designed for
specific applications is set to drive the food additives market in
the US. Flavours will gain nearly fifty per cent of the market,
with alternative sweetners revealing...
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis, which recently began divesting
its health and functional foods unit, reported nine-month sales for
the year were up 11 per cent in local currencies, driven by strong
growth in pharmaceuticals.
One of the toughest legislations in the world on genetically
modified organisms came into force in Europe on Thursday with a new
EU Directive that strengthens 10-year-old rules on testing and
licensing GMOs used as crops or ingredients.
Ongoing research supported by the International Union of Food
Science & Technology reveals the value of food fortification.
In a recent paper food scientist Professor Moutairou Egounlety
discusses Gari, a cassava-based fermented...
California-based nutraceuticals firm CreAgri, which develops
antioxidant polyphenols from the pulp of olives, said it has raised
$8.3 million in its first round of venture financing. POSCO
BioVentures, DSM Venturing, Foragen Technologies...
Maker of nutritional and weight management products Usana Health
Sciences said it achieved record sales of $34.8 million (€35.5m)
for the third quarter ended 28 September 2002 , an increase of 18.6
per cent on the same period in 2001.