The NutraIngredients team will be at Vitafoods Europe in Geneva this week scouring the showfloor and conference halls for hot stories, engaging the industry and scrutinising the latest nutrition innovations.
The world’s biggest food manufacturing group Nestlé has posted a better-than-expected rise in a key sales figure for the first half of the year despite currency impacts causing a 10% fall in net profits.
The world’s biggest food company has extended its Product Technology Centre (PTC) in Konolfingen, Switzerland as it seeks to speed new product development in infant nutrition, medical nutrition and dairy.
Alexandra Teleki, PhD, yesterday won the southern section of DSM’s annual science awards for young European scientists, claiming a €10,000 prize above 11 other finalists for her nanotechnology research.
Swiss plant extracts business Emil Flachsmann has been bought by
flavours multinational Frutarom, for an undisclosed sum, the
companies said this week. The integrated businesses are expected to
produce sales of more than $150 million.
A group of the world's nutrition experts met at the International
Olympic Committee's headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland, this
week to review the latest developments in the world of sports
Shareholders at Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche welcomed the
start of a new era as the company summarised recent events,
including the divestment of the vitamins business, at its annual
general meeting yesterday.
The Swiss food giant has confirmed its interest in some of
Novartis' functional foods, part of the unit put up for sale
earlier this year. Analysts speculate that the food group could
easily afford to buy the drug company's...
After months of negotiations, Canadian nutraceutical products maker
Forbes Medi-Tech has finally reached an agreement with Swiss group
Novartis Consumer Health over the future of the Reducol
Food group Nestle has reiterated its interest in parts of the
functional food unit put up for sale by Novartis after a top
executive said he would like to have the Ovaltine brand in Nestle's
Forbes Medi-Tech remains bullish about its prospects for the future
despite the failure of the Novartis-Quaker Oats joint venture which
was meant to promote a range of foods containing Reducol, the
cholesterol-cutting ingredient developed...
Europe's third-largest drugmaker Novartis AG will sell its
nutritional foods unit, which makes products such as Ovaltine
chocolate and Isostar drinks, to focus on developing new medicines,