Sunwin Stevia International hopes to penetrate the Chinese bakery sector further by targeting the private label segment with a range of stevia formulations.
Australian food firm Goodman Fielder said that thanks to better dialogue with its retail partners, agreed price increases across its bakery arm will help boost business further.
The French Senate rejected its so-called ‘Nutella tax’ on Thursday, which aimed to quadruple the tax on palm oil, a key ingredient in the hazelnut-chocolate spread.
An Indian state bakery association has welcomed the country’s move to lift its ban on eggs and poultry from two important supply states.
Royal DSM saw Q3 sales slip 7% to €2.3bn across all divisions with polymer intermediates performing worst, but as has been the case in recent quarters, the Dutch firm’s nutrition cluster held firm with 1% organic growth in difficult economic times.
Greenpeace has published a scorecard rating palm oil producers’ sustainability efforts, in order to provide food and other consumer goods companies with better information about how their palm oil is produced.
Ingredient makers have been finding increasing opportunities in India’s bakery market, with consumers’ changing lifestyles driving the recent phase of growth.
Australia’s marquee retailers are drawing criticism after a survey revealed many players are relying heavily on imported food products.
Struggling food firm Goodman Fielder will add further factories to its string of closures as it desperately tries to slash costs and consolidate business.
As bakery growth flattens in Western economies, Latin America and Asia Pacific are two emerging markets that are set to dominate global bakery growth, an analyst suggests.
Industry leaders have hailed New Zealand’s decision for voluntary folic acid fortification in bread.
Australasian food processing major Goodman Fieldr has inked an agreement to sell Integro, its commercial oils business, to a consortium comprising of GrainCorp and Gardner Smith.
Local reports suggest Taiwan is investing in efforts to significantly boost its bakery industry; promoting innovation and use of local ingredients.
Going local and cost savings have driven ingredients marketer and distributor Connell Brothers to open a new food application facility in Australia.
Manufacturers targeting China’s breakfast market need to realize it is a local taste affair if they are to capture consumers, according to Mintel.
The top Australian food industry body has formed an alliance of the country’s cereal makers with an eye on health and nutrition regulations for the growing industry.
A Philippines lawmaker has introduced a new bill in the country’s Congress that would make it mandatory for food makers to label food products containing industrial trans-fatty acids (TFAs).
Californian almond giant Blue Diamond has struck a deal with the China Chamber of Commerce to supply Chinese firms with $50m worth of almonds in the next 12 months.
Manufacturers must refocus efforts on Tier III and IV cities in China and delve into e-commerce to re-ignite consumer spending in the fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) sector amid a slow, according to analysts.
Struggling Australian food firm Goodman Fielder has lowered its full-year 2012 (FY12) earnings forecast as costly restructuring of its baking units and rocky trading conditions slam revenues.
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