Leading ingredients firm Danisco has announced its second licensing
deal for the Howaru probiotic strain with Chile's biggest dairy
processor Soprole. The agreement looks set to generate significant
interest among food makers...
Lifeway Foods, the Illinois-based producer of kefir and other
probiotic foods, has continued to lift sales and profits in the
third quarter of the year, helped by the launch of a new product
and effective marketing.
Swedish probiotics firm BioGaia has taken over the marketing of its
Reuteri bacteria to the international dairy industry, formerly
managed by Denmark's Chr. Hansen, allowing it to boost revenue from
new dairy customers. It has...
Sales have continued to slide at German chemicals firm Degussa
during 2003 and lower volumes continue to drag down food
ingredients business. A one-off charge to restructure the fine
chemcials unit impacts profits.
A probiotic cheese and products with high CLA levels are among the
foods being developed at a new €16 million functional food research
centre, recently opened in Ireland. One of its goals is to boost
the competitive advantage of Irish...
Limited consumer awareness threatens to restrain the development of
probiotics markets, finds a new Frost & Sullivan report, yet
sales of the healthy ingredient are still set to almost triple in
value over the next six years.