Soyfoods are one of the fastest growing sectors in the food
industry, now worth US$ 3.2 billion (€3.4bn), according to a new
study. The study also reveals that soyfoods are moving into the
mainstream, away from health food specialists.
Weight-loss and sports nutrition business Basic Research is to
merge with Total Nutritional Technologies (TNT), a newcomer in the
sports nutrition industry, creating the new business Basic Research
Naturol UK has filed a patent to protect its new technology for
separating oils from oil seeds, particularly soybean, canola,
sunflower, and cotton seeds. The process should boost profits for
producers of oilseed crops.
A recent report on the US nutrition industry shows that a small
minority of the population accounts for the vast majority of sales
in most categories of dietary supplements. Future growth will
depend on further consumer education,...