DSM contracts suspended in China
DSM has said that it intends to look for new partners in China for its nutritional products and anti-infectives, after its contracts with North China Pharmaceutical Group Corporation (NCPC) were suspended.
Tate & Lyle backs Asian prebiotic in Europe
A new partnership with chemical group Solvay will enable the distribution of a low dosage prebiotic food ingredient with multiple food and drink applications within Europe, the Middle East and Africa, claims Tate & Lyle.
Beef import rule change threat to Australian meat industry
Australia has announced it is to reopen its borders to beef imports from countries that have previously reported incidents of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE).
Scoular goes to China for cheaper, GM-free soy
Scoular has signed a distribution agreement with a Chinese manufacturer to secure a lower cost, non-GM supply of soy protein isolate for nutritional products and meats.
Chinese market opens up to acrylamide enzyme
DSM has obtained approval for its Preventase acrylamide mitigating enzyme portfolio in the high potential chinese market.
Danone splits from Wahaha; not talking to Mead
Danone’s troubled relationship with China’s Wahaha looks finally to be at an end; and rumours of a new deal with Mead Johnson over baby food are flatly denied.
Separate policy and R&D boost for Indian food processing sector
Formulation of a separate policy for food processing and a targeted R&D programme to boost processing and packaging technologies are two of the latest proposals unveiled by the Indian government for the sector.
Aldi takes colours out of Australian products
Aldi is removing the Southampton Six food colours from products in its Australian supermarkets, following a campaign by consumer groups.
Niutang plans to increase sucralose capacity
Niutang Chemical has announced plans to expand its sucralose production capacity from 300 tonnes to 500 tonnes within three years.
Ohly opens Shanghai application centre, sales office
Ohly is opening a new food application centre and sales office in Shanghai, as the its new yeast extract plant in Harbin nears opening.
Tate & Lyle is to produce all its sucralose from its new plant in Singapore, ‘mothballing’ its facility in McIntosh, Alabama.
Fenchem selects Canadian distributor for nutraceuticals
Chinese nutraceutical supplier Fenchem has selected Tempo Canada as the exclusive distributor for a range of its ingredients in Canada.
Sucralose supply set to expand as Tate & Lyle loses patent case
Tate & Lyle has lost its sucralose patent case as the International Trade Commission gave its final ruling on Monday that Chinese manufacturers did not infringe the sugar giant’s patents.
Asia vital to global milk ingredient stabilisation
A supply and demand imbalance within the global milk ingredient market is expected to stabilise in the next few years on the back of strengthening demand in Asia, suggests a new report.
Hershey deal frees Barry Callebaut to focus on Asia customers
Barry Callebaut has sold its Van Houten Singapore consumer chocolate business to Hershey so it can concentrate on its manufacturer and gourmet customers targeting the Asian market.