31-Oct-2014 - DuPont’s health & wellness division will launch 4000 products in the next six years, its chief said as the company celebrated 50 years at its Brabrand base in Aarhus, Denmark yesterday.
31-Oct-2014 - Introducing calorie labelling on alcoholic drinks could boost alcohol consumption, according to a leading nutritionist.
31-Oct-2014 - Unicer’s innovation head explains how adding pull-off caps to 200ml ‘Mini’ beer bottles allowed the Super Bock brand to win back market share from Portuguese rival Sagres in the late 2000s.
31-Oct-2014 - Saudi Arabia has imported 50,000 tonnes of barley from Britain, the UK farming co-operative organisation Openfield announced.
31-Oct-2014 - Kuwait food producer and distributor Mezzan Holding is planning to list on the Kuwait Stock Exchange (KSE), offering 30% of its shares for sale.
31-Oct-2014 - Qatar has agreed to allow imports of Canadian beef, effective immediately, as other meat producers continue to lobby regional governments.
31-Oct-2014 - Supplementation with finger millet bran may help alleviate symptoms of obesity like oxidative stress, inflammation and gut microbial imbalances, according to mice research published in the British Journal of Nutrition.
31-Oct-2014 - Sales of organic products grew 3.6% in the UK last month – finally recovering in the past year after a five-year recessionary slump.
31-Oct-2014 - The Fairtrade Foundation has urged food companies and retailers to choose Fairtrade sugar, amid concerns that a sugar price slump and CAP reforms could push thousands of workers into poverty.
31-Oct-2014 - The food industry needs to adapt to take into consideration intentional contamination in the supply chain, according to NSF.
31-Oct-2014 - Hovis boss Bob Spooner has quit his role to take up a new “overseas opportunity” after just six months with the business.
30-Oct-2014 - Unilever management has never sounded so confident – despite sluggish sales growth, says Shore Capital analyst Darren Shirley.
30-Oct-2014 - Scandinavia’s top-selling smoothie manufacturer Froosh has called for ‘trade not aid’ in developing countries and insists beverage brands should do more to understand their supply chains.
30-Oct-2014 - Europe accounts for around 23% of the global market for intense sweeteners, but this is largely biased towards western countries, according to Leatherhead.
30-Oct-2014 - Consumers need to be taught what the ‘unknown’ baobab fruit is, according to beverage newbie Matahi.
30-Oct-2014 - Current European restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops could hold back crop innovation needed to ensure food security, claims a UK government-funded research body.
30-Oct-2014 - Mérieux NutriSciences has acquired a Turkish food testing laboratory to expand safety and quality services in the region.
30-Oct-2014 - Tate & Lyle used the recent Food Ingredients-Asia trade event in Jakarta as a springboard for its mounting ambitions in the country of 250 million people as well as other parts of Asia. Fibre and low-calorie sweeteners for weight control were a big part of its offer.
29-Oct-2014 - Freedom Food’s new chief executive Jeremy Cooper will cut the farm assurance scheme’s financial links with its parent organisation the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) in a bid to become more autonomous.
29-Oct-2014 - DuPont is reaping the benefit of its €5bn 2011 acquisition of Danish probiotics and enzymes giant Danisco, with its nutrition and health division showing 23% profit growth in a “sluggish” world market.