Prices for cereals still vulnerable to upside risk in 2005/06 as
world crop predictions suggest supplies could fail to meet demand,
resulting in a drawdown of already vulnerable global stocks,
reports Lindsey Partos.
French food watchdog recommends slashing trans fat levels in a wide
range of bakery products, including biscuits and cakes, following
findings from a new report released this week, reports Lindsey
Irish Consumers are still eating twice as much salt as they should
be and bread is one of the biggest culprits, according to a new
scientific report that recommends a UK-style labelling format and
that food firms spend more money...
New miniature sensors for analysing DNA have been developed,
opening the possibility of accurately and quickly identifying
bacterial strains in foodborne illnesses and saving manufacturers
millions in product recalls and possible...
Spearing opportunities in the emerging Russian oil market, US
edible oils giant Bunge has signed off €54 million to build its
first sunflower seed crushing and refining plant in Russia,
writes Lindsey Partos.
A bumper harvest across Eastern Europe has forced the European
Commission to intervene, buying up and moving large amounts of
surplus stocks to prevent Europe-wide market disturbance,
reports Chris Mercer.
Atkins Nutritionals is hoping to offset the consumer drift away
from the low carb lifestyle by incorporating a glycemic measurement
into its programme which indicates the immediate effect different
types of carbohydrates have on a...