Artificial sweeteners are less likely to lead to weight gain in
overweight people than consumption of foods containing sucrose,
according to research from the US published this week. With rates
of obesity increasing worldwide, the...
US food giant ConAgra, which yesterday announced record profits,
will now be waiting for the financial year's end to assess the
negative impact the recently confirmed sale of its processed meats
division will have.
Following a decline in the share of coir (coconut husk) materials
used in packaging, the Asia Pacific Coconut Community, representing
coconut producers in the region, has formed a strategic alliance to
develop the industry.
US cranberry ingredients company Ocean Spray ITG has appointed Jim
Lesser as group marketing manager of ITG & Foods Team. The move
is part of an internal restructure which sees the Ingredient
Technology Group and Foods team merging...
Starch ingredients company Cerestar formally launched a bio-organic
sweetener at Health Ingredients Europe in Paris this week.
CBio-Sweet is derived from bio-organic wheat and hydrolysed with
Constar International, the US manufacturer of plastic drinks
bottles, has increased the size of its proposed initial public
stock offering to 16 million shares and cut the price to a range of
The Biodegradable Products Institute in the US has awarded its
first Compostable Logo for food service items to Biocorp and
Veriplast International for biodegradable cups and food containers
manufactured by Cargill Dow.
D'Angelo Brands, the Canadian food and beverage processor, has
purchased a state-of-the-art fruit juice processing plant in
Tiverton, Ontario. The purchase includes a 25,000 square foot
facility located on five acres of land.