COLOGNE, Germany: The food industry's latest technology and
machinery are on display beginning today in this city straddling
the Rhine, with equipment suppliers targeting convenience foods and
aseptic packaging as growth areas.
Heinz is the latest company reporting continuing sales weakness in
western Europe, with the US multinational's first quarter results
in the region damaged by falling demand for its frozen and seafood
Xi'An Green Freeze Dried Product is a small China company producing
freeze dried ingredients. Having built up its business entirely
from exports it is now eyeing the Eastern European market, but the
domestic market is still some...
Food research company Preservation Sciences has settled its patent
infringement lawsuit with rival company Preservation Products
(PPLLC). The settlement specifically acknowledges that the
company's NuPreserv 2000 (a preservative...
Reflecting changing consumer demands for food with extended shelf
life, a recent study by the Business Communications Company reveals
that the food preservation industry in the US is set to top $250
billion by 2008.
A survey of Spanish consumers shows that most believe the quality
and safety of food and drink products is high - and that trust in a
brand or a retailer is one of the key factors when it comes to
choosing what to buy.
FMC Technologies, the global provider of energy processing and
production systems for a number of industries including the food
industry, has reported solid third quarter 2002 sales of $525.4
million (€538.6m) for the group as a whole,...
A UK independent body of experts created to advise authorities on
matters relating to novel foods and novel food processes will hold
an open meeting in November providing the public with a forum to
discuss, among other subjects, genetically...