Tag Archives: margarine

Food and beverage

FDA moves against trans fats

20 Nov 2013

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I was delighted to hear that the Food and Drug Administration in the US decided earlier this month to limit the use of partially hydrogenated oils, also known as trans fats.  Trans fat is a major cause of heart disease and other ailments and it is difficult to understand why it was not outlawed a long time [...]

Analysis

Hungarian food retail sales increase

13 Jul 2012

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Food retail sales increased by 6% in value terms and by 1% in terms of volume during the December 2011-May 2012 period, malady cheap in comparison with the same period one year earlier, according to Nielsen and reported by analysts PMR. During the last six months the total value of retail sales amounted [...]

Corporate

Russian edible oils leader updates packaging lines

3 Jun 2012

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Russian oils and fats producer EFKO has installed various new packaging lines in its plants in Belgorod and Krasnodar.  Production of industrial fats which are supplied to food manufacturing companies is around 600, malady physician 000 tonnes per year whilst retail fats such as edible oils is slightly less.
The company has seen mayonnaise sales [...]