08 Feb 2024 --- A rift in public opinions has split farmers following the European Parliament’s recent vote on a sweeping proposal to deregulate “New Genomic Techniques” (NGTs).... Read More
05 Feb 2024 --- Belgian cooks are urging EU decision-makers to reject the deregulation of New Genomic Techniques (NGTs) in agriculture because they claim these “next-gen” genetically... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
26 Jan 2024 --- In this week’s industry news, Danone announced annual fellowship grants to graduate students for gut microbiome, yogurt and probiotic studies, while C16 Biosciences snapped up... Read More
25 Jan 2024 --- IFOAM Organics Europe, an umbrella organization for organic food and farming, warns that many issues around New Genomic Techniques (NGTs) remain unsolved after the European... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
01 Dec 2023 --- In this week’s industry news, Azelis announced a new partnership with Soy Austria. Also, Tyson Foods unveiled an innovative, fully-cooked food production plant in Virginia,... Read More
04 Jan 2017 --- The soda tax in Philadelphia came into effect on January 1 and has increased the cost of soda, and omany ther beverages by 1.5 cent-per-ounce. The new tax has been met with a mixed response. Although there is large support from health advocates, local authorities and some consumers, others are against the levy, including the American Beverage Association which was part of a legal challenge to stop the tax coming into force. Other companies mentioed are BASF, Palsgaard and Barry Callebaut.
23 Oct 2016 --- Nestlé chief executive Paul Bulcke stated that Brexit needed to take “shape” and “form” before the food giant would make any decision on its investment in the UK while saying the likelihood of a pricing spat would be down to individual markets. Nestlé cut its forecast for the year, saying that its full-year rise in sales would now be 3.5 percent, down from its previous forecast of 4.2 percent, amid price deflation in Europe and the US and a slowdown in growth in emerging markets. Other companies mentioned are Corbion, Chaucer, ADM and Danone.