DSM Nutrition has reported five per cent growth in both sales and
operating profits in Q1 2005 - a result that sits well with an
excellent picture for the group overall and could point towards
another positive year.
Peanut skin, a waste product from peanut butter manufacturers, is a
rich source of extractable procyanidins and could create a cheaper
source of these antioxidant compounds to rival the grape seed
dominated polyphenols market.
A total of 60 incidents of food safety breaches were reported
EU-wide last week, with incidents of unauthorised Sudan 1 colours,
arsenic, benzene and isopropyl thioxanthone continuing to crop up
in the latest alert advisory.
The European Commission's cuts to export subsidies for dairy
ingredients have survived a series of rows between Member States,
as tension grows on how the bloc can meet its commitments to the
World Trade Organisation talks.
The European inventors of a process for deriving higher yields of
DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) from microalgae have licensed the patent
to Advanced BioNutrition - a deal that could ultimately impact the
human nutrition market for DHA.
On the back of increased demand for its stabilized rice bran
product, California-based NutraCea has announced it is to double
capacity at its Dillon, Montana plant, revising its previously
announced decision to increase capacity by...
Swiss chemicals group Lonza has announced a strategic investment of
$200m in its operations in China, with the investment boosting all
the business including its rapidly expanding nutrition business
Cargill has welcomed the EC's decision to approve its acquisition
of Degussa's food ingredients operations, claiming that the
decision will accelerate the company's focus on creating value and
growth for its customers.
At this weekend's Supply Expo, Embria began speaking for the first
time about its new immunity supplement, EpiCor - a high-metabolite
immunogen born out of decades of experience and observation in the
animal nutrition field,...