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...
Risk management helped US firm Cargill achieve a 7 per cent rise in
profit for the three months to February this year despite tougher
trading conditions that saw raw material prices rising, a knock in
demand for soy through Asian...
European suppliers of probiotics could see a growing channel for
sales as UK scientists discover a new way to combat food poisoning,
by targeting it in living animals using beneficial bacteria.
Probiotics provide fresh hope for destroying...
As Asia slowly recovers from the bird flu crisis, mounting corn
prices are now hitting poultry and other livestock producers as
they race to restock feed supplies. With corn stocks in China
hitting new lows, other feed alternatives...
Boosting 'added-value' opportunities for companies working with
corn, new research from government scientists on a fungus could
hold the key to using corn fibre as a factory for the production of
the potent antioxidant lycopene,...