US ingredients company MGP Ingredients suffers a net loss for the
current year's first quarter as higher grain prices and reduced
sales in distillery products take their toll - but speciality
ingredients witness strong growth.
New research from Germany suggests that bread, a staple of many
diets, could be a rich source of antioxidants. The study identifies
the crust as a particularly good source of the cancer-fighting
In the US, Fluor has been awarded a contract for the new King's
Hawaiian Harbor Gateway facility in Los Angeles. Fluor's scope of
services includes engineering, procurement, facility construction,
When scientists from Sweden reported earlier this year that several
ordinary foodstuffs could contain high levels of acrylamide - a
potentially cancer-causing chemical - governments, food
associations and food manufacturers drew a...
New research from Procter & Gamble suggests that there may be
more appropriate methods of preventing the formation of
cancer-causing chemical acrylamide than simply cooking food at
lower temperatures - but also that the compound...
A new energy bar with guarana has been launched by UK confectionery
group Cadbury Schweppes, the first 'mainstream' chocolate bar to
enter the energy market. Boost Guarana is said to offer as much
extra energy as an energy...
More research published in the lastest issue of the American
Journal of Clinical Nutrition finds further cause to promote
wholegrains. The food protects against cardiovascular disease ,
type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers thanks...
With the advent of new technologies and management processes the
way that the bakery and snacks industry is run has changed beyond
all recognition in recent years. Nowhere have these processes and
technologies been further advanced...
The UK snacks sector is coming under increasing pressure from
competing markets with sugar and chocolate confectionery
particularly hard hit by the consumer desire for a healthier
lifestyle, according to a new report from market analysts...
Bakery giant Fazer Leipomot(Fazer Bakeries), a subsidiary of
Finnish food giant Fazer Group, has revealed that it is to build a
new 1,800 square metre production facility on a site in the city of
Lappeenranta, according to a report...
Bread, biscuits, crisps and french fries, foods frequently eaten by
millions of people around the world, contain alarmingly high
quantities of a cancer-causing chemical, according to Swedish
research released this week. The research...
Consumers might be interested in healthy bakery products but are
still not buying enough to merit dramatic changes in the production
for the bakery industry, reports a recent poll carrried out by