A new US study charting a 64-year fall in the carbon footprint of producing milk in the country, reflects wider global success in adopting sustainable milk production, according to one national dairy association.
Hochdorf Nutrifood is extending the application possibilities for its lupin seed-derived ingredient, introducing it as a fat replacer for meat and bakery products as well as a milk and lactose alternative in confectionery.
The soaring price of vegetables is having a knock-on effect on the price of fish oils used by the nutrition industry, says Croda Heath Care, which today announced a double-digit increase in the price of its Incromega range.
Stability in a range of food and beverage formats and a nutritional
payload that includes omega-3, 6 and 9 oils as well as antioxidants
are being pushed for a cranberry seed oil recently granted GRAS
Omega-3 fish oil manufacturers have been feeling the crunch as
their crude oil suppliers have upped prices by about 15 percent in
the past year, which could in turn spike prices for formulators as
A conference presenting the health benefits of dietary unsaturated
fatty acids was widely attended by food technologists, indicating
that manufacturers are seeking to arm themselves with the latest
research as they strive to make...
To feed the world's increasing appetite for fish, food processors
are going to have to turn to commercial aquaculture farms for their
supplies, according to a Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
Danisco Cultures is ploughing research and innovation efforts into
studying the health promoting properties of its strains - a shrewd
move not only because of the impending EU health and nutrition
claims regulation but also since...
European amino acid manufacturers feeling the pinch from cheaper
Chinese imports should consider entering into joint ventures in
Asia, advises Frost and Sullivan, since manufacturing costs are
lower but quality is still high.
The Dutch chemicals group DSM is on course to significantly bolster
its presence as a supplier to China's food industry, with major
investments in ingredient production expected to bear fruit in two
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
A new report says that the market for vitamin E supplements is in
turmoil as consumers become confused by conflicting media messages,
but despite this the cosmetics and toiletries industry is likely to
fuel future growth as it is...
The forecast near record wheat production this year is being
outstripped by unprecedented consumption levels, leaving export
markets tight, according to the latest outlook report from the US
Department ofAgriculture (USDA).
While processors wait for Italy's food safety regulator to
determine if contaminated wheat was distributed to Europe's pasta
plants, Canada's grain regulator says the shipment was tested and
While food scientists are keen to promote the gluten-free benefits
of sorghum in food formulations, African scientists are set to
design a genetically engineered 'super sorghum' packed with
vitamins and minerals
Heavy summer rain has been blamed for hampering this year's UK
wheat harvest as early results show that quality is lower than the
national average for the last three years - something which has led
to price increases in the UK...
Whey protein is more effective than red meat in reducing body
weight gain and increasing insulin sensitivity, shows a new study
on rats. If the findings are confirmed in people, they could have a
significant impact on manufacturers...
The increase in milk prices in the US - has been spurred by a storm
of factors across the country. Analysts are blaming low production
on the discovery of Canadian BSE, the high price of animal feed and
even the revolution of low-carb...
An increase in sales volumes, favourable currency conversions and
improved pricing helped the US maker of syrups for soft drinks,
Corn Products International, offset the rising price of corn in the
first quarter. But as global corn...