India’s regulator responsible for agriculture exports has said it was not consulted ahead of the European Union’s decision this week to temporarily ban the import of Indian mangoes and vegetables due to pest concerns.
One of China’s biggest processed snack and frozen foods companies has acquired a majority share of an EU counterpart in a move that it says is to “achieve a strategic command” of a European value chain.
A 21-tonne container of Chinese shellfish-sourced raw glucosamine powder has passed border inspection at a UK port, the first to do so since a January quality control crackdown on animal-sourced glucosamine, chondroitin and chitosan.
The market for probiotic yoghurt in 20 key European Union markets will fall 4.5% in the five years between now and 2018, but the overall sector trend remains positive, Euromonitor International analyst Ewa Hudson told a packed Probiota congress in Amsterdam...
The term ‘probiotic’ may be banned in the European Union – along with its cousin ‘prebiotic’ – but sales remain steady, and the global picture is buoyant, says leading analyst, Euromonitor International.
The EU herbal products sector has come in with a mixed reaction to the UK MHRA announcement last week that the sell-through period for unregistered herbal medicines would finish on April 30 next year – some welcome the market clarity and clean-up it promises....
Nutraceutix, based in Redmond, WA, has added to the list of patents for its probiotic delivery system with patents in the 24 countries in the European Patent Convention. This means the technology, called “Delivery System for a Biological Component” in...
On a day when its headquarters in Copenhagen announced a significant overhaul of a number of its core businesses, Chr Hansen’s vice-president of health and nutrition sales highlighted the regulatory difficulties companies face when doing business in Asia.
Boosting industry commitment to sustainable palm oil, the impact of upcoming EU regulation and improving certification credibility are among the topics on the agenda at the first European Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) summit.
Chinese authorities have opened an investigation into international packaging giant Tetra Pak over suspicions that it had abused its dominant market role in the country. This makes Tetra Pak the latest multinational company to be targeted by regulators.
The EU is likely to backtrack rapidly on sanctions to stop cheap Chinese solar panel ‘dumping’ in the bloc, given alarms that possible tariffs on wine exports would hurt a ‘terminally stagnant’ French economy.