German chemicals group BASF said it performed well last year and is
confident of further growth in 2002 despite difficult trading
conditions. All of the company's divisions performed well, despite
high raw material prices and...
The future of the organic farming industry in Wales is under threat
because supermarkets are importing cheap overseas produce,
according to a BBC Wales investigation. Many organic farms may be
forced to close unless the major UK retail...
Dutch food group Numico has announced that it is to restructure its
US operations after a difficult year affected by a downturn in
supplement sales. Some 600 jobs are likely to be lost as a result
of the changes.
Enfamil LIPIL, an infant formula with DHA and ARA - two nutrients
naturally found in breast milk - has been shown to improve visual
development in infants, according to a new study funded by the
National Institute of Child Health...
With the number of athletes being accused of taking banned
substances continuing to rise, US-based public health and safety
company NSF International has introduced a programme designed to
help athletes avoid the inadvertent consumption...
The RiceX Company, a manufacturer of food ingredients from
stabilised rice bran, has reported a 64 per cent increase in
revenues for 2001 to US$6.3 million (€7.17m) compared to $3.8
million in fiscal year 2000.
United Natural Foods, the US-based marketer of natural food
products, has reported sales of US$285.5 million (€327.5m) for the
second quarter of 2002, a 16.8 per cent increase over the same
quarter a year earlier and well ahead of...
A recent test of 26 nutrition powders in the US showed that 24 of
them lived up to their claims regarding carbohydrate, fats and
proteins. But the study by independent testers ConsumerLab.com
showed that some products contained unlabelled...