European consumers opt for non-GMO oils
Lower crude soyoil prices are not tempting west European consumers,
who continue to prefer other soft oils that do not contain
genetically modified organisms (GMOs), dealers said on Friday.
Protein ingredients - the market
The European protein ingredients market will grow at a compound
annual growth rate of 4.9 per cent to reach over $9 billion by
Nomination for soy industry leaders
The American Soybean Association (ASA) and DuPont, the American
chemical group, are seeking nominees for the 2002 ASA/DuPont Young
Boomtime for nutritional oils
Martek Biosciences Corp., a Columbian company that makes products
from microalgae, reported a 166 per cent increase in sales of its
nutritional oils for infant formula.
NZ dairy industry supports GM research
Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd wholeheartedly supports the use of
genetic modified organisms (GMOs) and stressed this week that it
must be allowed in New Zealand.
Heinz boosts organic baby range
As the organic trend continues to scale new heights US food giant
Heinz has announced the addition of a range of babyfoods.
Not so easy for Asian organic farmers
Given the growing list of food safety issues, Asian consumers are
joining the global trend towards organic produce. However, it is
American, European and Australian producers that are reaping the
Indonesia No.1 US soy customer
Indonesia looks like becoming the United States' largest soymeal
customer in 2001 as credit guarantees and supply problems from
other origins boost U.S. sales.
Nestlé India studies fruit-based milk drink market
Nestle India is eyeing the emerging market of fruit-based milk
drinks in India, reports The Financial Express this week.
Exotics and health - new trends in NPD
According to Datamonitor, health angles and exotic flavours are
increasingly used by manufacturers to position new confectionery
and alcoholic products.
Sports drinks, the battle continues
Coca-Cola Co. said its relaunched Powerade sports drink was gaining
momentum and braced to better challenge Gatorade
Consumer ingredient branding - first Solae product out
The American science group DuPont unveiled a program to position
its healthy food ingredients under the brand Solae.
Organic trade fair for Japan
Nuremberg Trade Fairs organisation announced that it is to extend
its to the Far East.
French organic farming takes a break
According to the last report by the French Observatoire National de
l'Agriculture biologique, over 9,000 French farmers produced
organic products in 2000, representing a 14 per cent increase in a
Food agency reacts to UK organic report
According to a new report, organic food is healthier and safer for