The global shortage of molasses and competition from biofuels
continue to put upward pressure on prices for yeast, but
opportunities for yeast players lie squarely with the emerging
market for speciality yeast products, and specifically...
Clearing up any confusion over food labels, US food authorities
have given the green light for food ingredients firms to use
ethanol in precipitating food grade xanthan gum and to still allow
the ingredient to keep the 'xanthan'...
US food alcohol producer MGP Ingredients has announced that it is
proceeding with plans to restart alcohol production at its Kansas
plant, where an explosion in September caused significant damage to
the company's distillery...
Factories in the US that convert corn into the gasoline additive
ethanol are releasing carbon monoxide, methanol and some
carcinogens at levels "many times greater" than they promised, the
US government said.