Leading agricultural processor Archer Daniels Midland is to set up
a new business unit for speciality oils and fats, it announced
yesterday, in a bid to strengthen its position in value-added
ingredients. The company is facing increasing...
Both vitamin D and cod liver oil, rich in omega-3, consumed early
on in life appear to reduce the risk of type 1 diabetes, suggests
new trials out this month. But neither study finds a positive
effect from supplements.
Cognis company's antioxidant and botanical ingredients division,
Cognis' Nutrition & Health, announced on Thursday that the
allegations made against Cognis in a lawsuit filed last week by
Kemin Foods, L.C. are unsubstantiated.
Cognis Nutrition and Health has added a new vegetable sterol esters
ingredient to its product range. The company, which launched the
product for the US market at the SupplySide West tradeshow last
week, said vegetable sterol esters...
Fish and nuts can protect against progression of age-related
macular degeneration, report researchers, but a high intake of
animal and vegetable dietary fats from other foods may increase the
risk of progression.
Velvet antler extract could enhance athletic performance according
to a recent study. Used for over 2000 years in China, Russia and
Korea, a US company is hoping to introduce consumers to its many
More than three years after Danish ingredients company Danisco
filed an application to the EU for approval of its fat replacer
salatrim, the Commission finally rubber stamped the product on
Tuesday. The move clears the way for Danisco...
The European Commission this week gave the green light to
salatrims, a type of reduced-calorie fats, for use as novel food
ingredients following an application by ingredients giant Danisco.
The long-awaited approval opens the way...
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.
The Cognis Group, a leader in antioxidant and botanical
ingredients, announced recently that it is near to completing
construction of the world's largest stand-alone manufacturing
facility for phytosterols.
The European Commission will plunge €11.7 million into a five-year
project to investigate the treatment of obesity, one of the main
causes of diabetes, it announced today, coinciding with World