Stating the obvious perhaps, keeping food safe for consumers is
undeniably a key priority for the food industry and governments
alike. European funds are being injected into understanding the
bacteria that find a home in our food...
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.
Freshly formed Bunge-Dupont soy ingredient joint venture, The Solae
Company, is to plunge into flavors and to work on the taste of soy
protein through a new collaboration with flavor scientists at the
The "French paradox" - the intriguing phenomenon that pitches
France's rich cuisine against a slender population - can be
explained in part by portions that are significantly smaller in
French restaurants and supermarkets...
Lingering consumer suspicion of synthetic colours, coupled with the
rising preference for all-natural products, is driving uptake of
natural food colours within Australia and New Zealand, report
market analysts Frost & Sullivan....
Good growth at Balchem's medical products segment has helped offset
a continuing decline in its encapsulated products, sold to
nutritional and food industries, although overall interim sales are
still down by 1.3 per cent.
The €435 billion US food industry has welcomed a move by the Bush
administration to inject more cash into food security. "Both
Secretary Thompson and FDA Commissioner McClellan emphasised that
the focus of this new food security...
Eating in between mealtimes is fundamentally ingrained in
Europeans' eating habits, claims a new report that encourages
manufacturers to concentrate on healthy snacks and meal-snack
'hybrids' to meet the needs of this...