The “easy money has been made” for Chinese and international infant formula companies as they prepare for the rush for powdered baby food to tail off over the next five years after a decade’s stratospheric growth.
Chinese infant formula manufacturer Biostime International Holdings has entered into a Framework Agreement with Isigny Sainte Mère (ISM) to finance an expansion of the French firm’s infant formula production capacity.
Royal DSM paid tribute to its nutrition division which held steady as its sales and profits dipped for the second quarter and first half of the financial year, as recessed global economies took their toll on bottom lines.
Brand owners may be obliged to work with contract manufacturers, but finding the right one can be no easy task. In the first part of our outsourcing special edition, Jules Birch of Works with Water Nutraceuticals explains the challenges – and the implications...
Producing randomized clinical trials is never an inexpensive endeavour, but increasingly stringent criteria mean companies are facing tough choices on whether to pursuer innovation, says DSM Nutritional Products.
The economic climate is not slowing activity in the natural and organic marketplace, but manufacturers and suppliers will likely be looking for new ways to build business relationships, claim the organizers of one of the industry’s largest trade shows...
Changing attitudes to the health benefits of foods and an increased
effort to solve technical and economic issues has raised support
for flour fortification among industry members, showed a meeting
held in London yesterday.
German chemicals group BASF said this week it was strengthening its
forecast for 2002, despite an unfavourable environment. The leading
vitamins supplier said it was confident that its pro-active
approach to the current climate would...
An independent assessment of the manufacturing capacities of Burcon
NutraScience has confirmed that the Canadian company will be able
to produce it canola protein isolates Puratein and Supertein on a
large scale, at significant yield...