Dutch life science company DSM saw net profit for the fourth
quarter of 2001 rise to €1,031 million from €119 million in the
fourth quarter of 2000, largely due to the sale of the depositary
receipts. Profit on 4Q ordinary activities...
Swedish manufacturer of speciality vegetable fats Karlshamns has
clarified its position on the ongoing issue that suggests the
production of soybean and palm oil in Brazil and South East Asia is
destroying valuable natural environments.
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...
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
Purchases and new production facilities have so far marked the
healthy growth of Dutch life science company DSM in 2002. This week
the company announced further acquisitions with the purchase of the
food coatings activities of Vaessen...
Scientific research would suggest that the colorants called
anthocyanins in strong-coloured berries like red berries,
blueberries and blackcurrants may have a role in preventing heart
disease. A three-year European-funded collaborative...
Researchers in the UK claim to have devised a new method of
selectively oxidising terpenes to produce compounds of particular
interest to the perfumery, flavour and pharmaceutical industries.
Scientists at Oxford have developed a...