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Long terms benefits of organic production

Organic farming may produce lower yields, but in the long run it is more efficient and is much easier on the environment, Swiss researchers have...

Adding energy to the advertising market

The booming energy drinks market has prompted advertising agency Liquid Billboards to use the beverage in publicity campaigns. The company adds graphics and advertising to...

Rocky Mountain Chocolate wins packaging award

In the US, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has won the National Paperbox Association's Gold Award for its new line of gift packaging designed for franchised...

German organic sector shocked by contamination scare

Retailers in Germany, including Metro and Rewe, have removed numerous organic products from their stores after a feed distribution company was discovered to have sold...

Energy drinks - the advertising dream

The booming energy drinks market has prompted advertising agency Liquid Billboards to use the beverage in publicity campaigns. The company adds graphics and advertising to...

Vitamin bread launched in Britain

A British company claims it is has made the first loaf of bread with added vitamin C, reports Ananova.com.Vitamin C has been used until now...

Bread benefits

A British company claims it is has made the first loaf of bread with added vitamin C, reports Ananova.com.Vitamin C has been used until now...

Siropac introduces maple syrup in Tetra Pak cartons

Canadian independent maple syrup manufacturer Siropac, has chosen Tetra Pak Canada's 250ml Tetra Brik Aseptic carton for packaging its new maple syrup. One of Canada's...

Four-year advertising deal for Unilever

Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group, has signed the biggest airtime tie-up in UK television history with a four-year, £320 million deal with Carlton Communications...

EU proposals on GM food labels are unworkable, claims report

Consumers need clear information about genetically modified (GM) food, but tough European Commission proposals planning compulsory labels for all food products made from gene crops...

A drink a day deters diabetes

Postmenopausal women may be able to combat the threat of diabetes by having a couple of alcoholic drinks a day, report researchers from the US....

‘Flexi-eating' - the future for food consumption?

The trend away from traditional eating patterns and towards undisciplined dietary chaos continues to gain pace in the Western world. According to new study from...

German brewers stress health benefits to boost sales

A glass of beer is one of the best ways to keep your body healthy, at least according to the German Brewers' Federation. The decision...

Source locally, UK supermarkets urged

The UK-based Council for the Protection of Rural England (CPRE) has called on the country's supermarket groups to increase their sourcing of local food to...

Marketers still ignoring senior consumers

A report by independent market analyst Datamonitor finds that marketers need to reassess their strategies to account for the growth in the number of over...

Heinz to use Martek technology

Heinz Wattie's, the Australian subsidiary of the giant US food group, has signed a non-exclusive licensing agreement to use Martek Biosciences' technology relating to the...

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