Surging demand for natural colours, ongoing emerging markets growth, coupled with steady performances in core cheese, meat and cultures and enzymes businesses has delivered healthy Q3 results for Chr Hansen.
Exploiting expected growth opportunities in the Middle East and Africa, AB Enzymes reports it has initiated a tie-up with one of the main distributors in the region – Orkila - to aid its penetration into the bakery, beverage and food specialities markets.
The International Cocoa Organisation (ICCO) estimates that the
world's current cocoa shortfall is now 55 per cent larger than
previously thought, after adverse weather conditions led to crop
reductions over the 2006/07 season.
Self-adhesive label trade association FINAT is to create a forum
between European and Indian labelling industries in order to give
companies in both regions a better chance of doing business with
Spending on health foods has been identified as the number one
consumer trend in Asia although overweight and obesity percentages
are set to rise, according to a survey released by TNS Asiapanel,
reports Claire Johnston.