The competitive world of xanthan gum saw a new player enter the
already crowded market this week when US chemicals firm Huber
announced it would buy the world's number one xanthan gum supplier
CP Kelco. Huber steps into the leading...
Ending a long running lawsuit the US unit of UK starch and sugar
group Tate & Lyle will pay out £55 million (€89m) to settle an
anti-trust lawsuit on high fructose corn syrup, a popular sweetener
used by soft drinks giant Coca-Cola...
The world's fifth largest brewer will see the light later this year
with the merger of Canada's Molson group with its US counterpart
Coors - a 'merger of equals' to create a company with sales in
excess of 60 million...
British drinks group Merrydown has come a long way since its
restructuring in 1998, in particular moving steadily into the adult
soft drink brand with its highly successful Shloer brand in a bid
to offset dwindling cider revenues....
French drinks group Rémy Cointreau has reported double-digit growth
in the first quarter of 2004, driven by strong gains in Asia and
the US, but continued weakness in its domestic market took a toll
on Champagne sales.
Two of the best-known names in the North American beer market are
considering joining forces in a bid to bolster flagging
performances and generate growth in an increasingly tough market.
But will the "merger of equals"...
The extended alliance between Alfa Laval and the Sartorius Group
underlines the growing popularity of the crossflow filtration
concept in brewing, with processors moving away from traditional
methods of filtration.
and the Danish Industrialization Fund for Developing Countries
(IFU) have drawn up an agreement with Lanzhou Huanghe Enterprise
Group to acquire 50 per cent of the LanzhouHuanghe Brewery's
operations in the Gansu...
has completed construction of a new plant in Hangzhou, China, for
its Closure Systems International (CSI) business, feeding growing
demand for closures in both the domestic and Japanese markets.
Miguel has started construction of a new beverage manufacturing
facility in Java, Indonesia, as part of its aim to further expand
its operations beyond the domestic Philippines market and into the
Asia Pacific region.
Sun Interbrew has confirmed the sale of its 99 per cent stake in
OJSC Bavaria to the brewery management for an undisclosed sum, in a
deal that goes against the companies policy to continue its rapid
expansion onto the Russian beer...
Cheaper sugar ingredients could be on the way for food makers as
rumours continue to circulate about the proposed new rules to the
EU sugar regime that could open up the protected European market,
prompting Danish sugar giant Danisco...
UK ingredients maker Tate & Lyle faces paying out a hefty sum
as the sweetener firm seeks to settle a US lawsuit alleging that
its US unit AE Staley played a role in fixing the price of high
fructose corn syrup, a sweetener used...