HDT adds Solid Gains
MD Labs has added a new high calorie, high protein weight gainer
drink to its Human Development Technologies (HDT) line.
Finnish organic food sales rise sharply
Sales of most organic food products in Finland rose sharply in 2001
with the greatest increases from eggs and pasta products.
UK supermarket giants snub organic campaign
Two leading supermarket groups in the UK, Tesco and Safeway, have
refused to back a campaign calling for a rise in the amount of land
given over to organic farming.
Mannatech wins glyconutritional patent
Mannatech Inc. of Texas has been awarded a patent by the Australian
Patent Office for the glyconutrient blend listed as 'Compositions
of Plant Carbohydrates as Dietary Supplements.'
Major support for Accelerade and Endurox
PacificHealth Laboratories has unveiled an ambitious marketing and
promotional programme to support its Accelerade sports drink and
Endurox R4 recovery drink brands in the US.
French organic dairy market boosted by cheese
The French organic dairy products market is set to grow rapidly in
the coming years as dairies raise production levels, according to a
new report from Organic Monitor.
Monsanto insists soybeans were not GM
Biotech giant Monsanto has insisted that an unapproved genetically
engineered soybean variety had never been sold to US farmers
despite a survey of growers that indicated some 1,775 acres of the
beans were planted last year.
Robotics aid Danisco enzyme work
Danish food ingredients group Danisco has strengthened its
biotechnology capacity within enzymes and cultures using a new
state-of-the-art robotic facility.
Galaxy Smoothie proving popular
Ultra Smoothie, blend of Tropicana fruit juice and Veggie Milk
produced by Galaxy Nutritional Foods, is testing very well in
several Subway franchise stores in the Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Infant formula supplemented with fatty acids to get US launch
The Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories has announced
plans to launch an infant formula supplemented with two fatty acids
that function as nutritional building blocks in brain and eye
Soil Association refutes organic food claims
Organic food promoter the Soil Association has refuted claims made
in a recent survey by Mintel that consumers are becoming
increasingly cynical about the safety of organic food
GNC extends Scan-Diet range
General Nutrition Companies (GNC) has added two new products its
Scan-Diet range of weight loss products - Scan-Diet Bars and
Ready-to-Drink (RTD) Shakes.
Tantivy to distribute V-Tech products
V-Tech has granted Tantivy Sciences an exclusive license to two
products: Vasodyne and Natural Smokeless.
Consumers becoming sceptical over organic food
A survey has found that Scots have the strongest belief in the
health benefits of organic food, with a fifth of them saying it's
better for them.
Oversupply to continue in UK organic dairy market
The British organic dairy products market is to show healthy growth
in the coming years however oversupplies are set to continue,
market analysts Organic Monitor report this week.