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
ADM gives functional foods greater focus
Functional foods and ingredients will be given a greater focus at
global agriculture company Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), the
company announced on Monday.
New organic coatings for ice-cream
US organic company launches new certified organic dark and milk
chocolate ice cream coatings.
Plant sterol heart health claim - FDA reopens comments
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to reopen for 45 days
the comment period for the interim final rule authorising a health
claim on the association between plant sterol/stanol esters and
reduced risk of coronary heart disease...
Dietary fibre and insulin - data analysed
Scientists in the United States recently investigated a variety of
new information on the mechanisms that mediate insulin's biological
actions and, in particular, examined the effects of dietary
carbohydrates on insulin sensitivity.
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.
Danone buys US functional yoghurt
Groupe Danone, the France-based consumer products company, has
agreed to acquire a slice of the US functional yoghurt leader,
Rhodia reduces earnings outlook for 2001
French based specialty chemicals company Rhodia announced on
Thursday that it had adjusted its 2001 earnings outlook due to the
volatile economic climate.
Nutraceutical firm sells D-glucarate business
Nutraceutix, a US producer of ingredients and technologies for the
nutraceutical industry, is to sell its D-glucarate business to
another licensor of the product, BioChemix.
Organic ingredients co. acquires juice giant
Acirca, Inc., a US organic foods and ingredients company, announced
on Tuesday that it had acquired Mountain Sun, a leading organic
juice maker in the United States.
Benecol maker to focus on life science chemicals
Finnish company Raisio on Tuesday unveiled its long-expected
strategic focus change, saying it aimed to be a life-science
oriented chemicals group and forecasted its turnover to double to
1.6 billion euros ($1.46 billion) by 2005
Organic food safe from economic downturn?
An economic downturn may not hurt the U.K. market for organic food
products, Robert Duxbury, technical manager for organic products at
J Sainsbury PLC told Dow Jones Newswires Monday.
Natural foods company expands
Natural and specialty foods broker Maximum Marketing Inc. has
acquired Choice Sales and Marketing, a food broker based in
Organic programme to improve awareness
US organic company Horizon Organic Holding Corp. this week
announced the creation of the Organic Agriculture Project (OAP), a
project designed to promote the benefits of organic agriculture.