Chobani branches out

4/18/2014 - Greek yogurt maker broadening product portfolio to include oats, indulgence and snacks.


F.D.A. proposes labeling guideline for honey

4/11/2014 - Honey with added sweeteners may be labeled as "blends."

Study finds gelling properties in chia

4/17/2014 - Australian researchers find chia seed gel compares well to guar gum and gelatin.

Symrise in talks to buy Diana Group

4/14/2014 - The Diana Group is a leader in plant cell culture, dedicated to producing ingredients for food, cosmetics and health.

N.G.F.A. estimates big losses for grain industry

4/17/2014 - Association says industry lost $2.9 billion because of China’s rejection of unapproved corn.

F.D.A. upholds final rule on vitamin D yeast

3/17/2014 - The agency turns down AB Mauri objections and keeps current levels for the safe use of vitamin D2 bakers yeast.

Financial Performance

Profit up 2% in PepsiCo Americas Foods unit

4/18/2014 - Company continues to execute product and packaging innovation in Frito-Lay line.