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.
A look at performance-enhancing products
Sports supplement conference organised in January.
Natural supplement in beverages to boost immune system
Natural supplement company Schiff is to introduce a new kind of
immune support supplement it claims is based on the body's natural
Divisions in German organic food market investigated
A paper published this week by UK market analysts, Organic Monitor,
reveals the current divisions in the German organic food industry.
Top US selling nutrition bar beats the giants
A nutrition bar for women, manufactured by a small, private food
company, is now the top-selling brand in the energy/nutrition bar
category in US supermarkets.
Opposition to Norwegian functional ingredients patent
Norwegian functional foods company Nutri Pharma ASA announced
recently the filing in the European Patent Office (EPO) of an
opposition to its granted European patent, Nutri Pharma's
proprietary technology for combining soy proteins,...
Health concerns continue to drive functional food growth
New evidence confirms the motivations behind the functional foods
market. A report released recently from UK market analysts Key Note
states that the market is driven by continuing consumer interest in
a healthier lifestyle, in conjunction...
Strong growth for health & wellness products, market analysts reveal
Despite a worsening US economic outlook and the impact of the
September 11 attacks on consumer confidence, shoppers continue to
buy organic milk, veggie burgers and other health and wellness
products, market research reveals.
Organic company receives first Bord funding
Simply Organic, a new organic vegetable company is the first fresh
organic produce enterprise to receiving funding under the Irish
Bord Glas Business Support Programme.
Organic, the fastest growing market
Organic food continues to be one of the fastest growing segments of
the European food market.
UK organic sales lead Europe
Sales of organic food in the UK are rising faster than in any other
European country, according to a new report launched today.
Dietary supplements industry moves closer to universal standards
National Nutritional Foods Association (NNFA) and NSF International
announced this week that they have formed a strategic alliance to
provide a comprehensive certification program for the dietary
Supplement company cashes in on Anthrax scare
Go2Pharmacy launches herbo-nutrient supplement to boost immune
Energy bars and soymilk help strong soy sales growth
The market for soyfood products in the U.S. has experienced strong
and steady growth during the past 20 years and in 2000 grew by 21.1
per cent to reach US$ 2.77 billion (3.06 billion euros).
Danisco launches internet solution for global customers
Danish ingredients company Danisco launched on Tuesday an internet
platform to help its customers across the world.
Natural Products Expo opens doors, despite tensions
Despite current tensions in the United States and elsewhere in the
world the Natural Products Expo East opened its doors.
Lonza launches large scale peptide production
Swiss-based life science chemical company Lonza has set up a cGMP
manufacturing capacity for large scale solid phase manufacture of
peptides at its Visp (CH) facility.
Food manufacturers discuss organics
The UK Food and Drink Federation's Organic Manufacturers Liaison
Group has organised a seminar at the Natural Products EXPO.
Nutritlite dietary supplements first to receive certification
NSF International, a US Public Health and Safety Company(TM),
announced on Monday the first five products to receive
certification through the NSF Dietary Supplements Certification
New organic coatings for ice-cream
US organic company launches new certified organic dark and milk
chocolate ice cream coatings.
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.
Food agency reacts to UK organic report
According to a new report, organic food is healthier and safer for
Galaxy expands down under
Galaxy Nutritional Foods announced it would start shipping ten of
its healthy brand dairy alternative products to major supermarket
chains in Australia.
New gums for better oral care
Procter & Gamble Company and the US chewing gum company William
Wrigley Jr. Company announced on August 7 an agreement to bring
innovative chewing gums with dental benefits to the world's
NZ Dairy Foods demands stronger competition measures
According to NZ Dairy Foods, additional measures are needed to
protect competition in the domestic New Zealand milk sector.
Hain Celestial expands European activities
Hain Celestial Group announced two new developments to expand the
distribution of its brands throughout Europe, as part of the
company's international growth strategy.
The £1 billion organic industry
Within the next few years sales of organic food in the UK are
expected to top £1 billion.