Arla Foods is expanding its capacity of whey protein concentrates
through an agreement with Norwegian dairy firm TINE, under which it
will sell WPC produced as a by-product of TINE's cheese production.
European restrictions on genetically modified (GM) crops have
driven BASF Plant Science to intensify biotech cooperation
activities in Asia Pacific with an agreement with China's National
Institute of Biological Sciences (NIBS).
ADM has launched a new line of soya proteins for use in place
of expensive dairy ingredients or to extend milk supply, in the
light of high prices that caused manufacturers' costs to escalate
Lonza is building the technological basis of its nutrition business
with the acquisition of assets from Canada's SAM Electron
Technologies, plus the license for innovative and ecological
vitamin K production technology.
Kyowa Hakko Europe is to increase prices across its range of
L-amino acids by ten per cent as of April 1, in an effort to stave
off margin deterioration and ensure long-term availability of the
BASF has signed a joint development and supply agreement with
Cardex Pharmaceuticals to develop a process for a key intermediary
similar to astaxanthin. If successful, it could open up a new area
of human nutrition for the company.
Germany chemicals group BASF is implementing a new measure to
combat price pressure on its vitamin businesses in the long-term,
by combining its human and animal nutrition resources under the
banner of a new nutrition unit within...