FoodNavigator.com is hosting a virtual conference and expo next Thursday - March 29 2012 - on bakery formulation. Hear leading voices in the industry talk about what constitutes tomorrow’s value added bakery and cereal lines and how to formulate them.
Iranex Group-owned French suppliers Bio Serae Laboratoires and Colloïdes Naturels International (CNI) will from November 7 be known as Nexira as the two groups refine their focus on botanical extracts and added value ingredients.
A new government funded project will see £4.4m (€5.26m) invested in the Scottish food and drink industry, in an attempt to bolster the market for products including fortified and functional foods and raise historically low investment levels.
Tate & Lyle has reported a strong full year 2007, the third
consecutive year of sales growth and a key one for repositioning
towards value added ingredients. But despite this, EU sugar reform
continues to prove a drag.
Beverages represent one of the most interesting categories for
Pycnogenol outside of supplements, as formulators are seeking to
add value to established product lines and deliver healthy
ingredients in convenient formats.
Cardinal Nutrition is preparing to branch into new ingredient
sectors by changing its name to Bergstrom Nutrition, after its
founder, to create a new image associated with value added services
rather than brands like OptiMSM.
Following a decision in its first quarter to withdraw from supply
of non-branded phytosterol, Forbes Medi-Tech has revealed a
projected revenue cut of up to two-thirds for 2006, but has
nonetheless posted modest year-to-date profits.
Thriving global cheese production is likely to spur new
developments in whey processing, and combined with new process
technologies, offer significant growth opportunities for
specialists, reveals a new report.
The chief executive of major Swiss food group Nestlé has defended
his firm's often-cited focus on nutrition in a recent interview,
despite what looks like much bigger investment in confectionery and