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Americas: Almond flour as an alternative to processed flours

Almond flour is gaining popularity among consumers as a nutritious and versatile alternative to wheat flour. Food News International finds out more from Jeff Smith,...

Asia Pacific: New confectionery formats are needed, states swop 2017

swop 2017 will showcase internationally advanced and innovative processing and packaging products for the confectionery and bakery sectors. Held from November 7 to 10 at...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

Asia Pacific: Flexco shares tips on getting out of sticky situations

Creative recipes and the use of sweet and sticky substances challenges food processors to ensure their conveyor belts remain clean and efficient. Mold prevention on...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Asia Pacific: Cater to the local demand, Tetra Pak tells FNI...

Tetra Pak will be building a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million (US$25.38...

Asia Pacific: Culture affects healthy eating outlook, FNI finds

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according to a survey commissioned...

Middle East: Salt of the Earth spends US$1M on production

Salt of the Earth Ltd. expands production of its all-natural Mediterranean Umami clean-label sodium-reduction ingredient. The company’s US$1 million investment in production facilities is...

Americas: Color is functional, emotive, says Sun Chemical

Color play an important role in dressing a packaging, attracting the attention of consumers in a shopping aisle, as well as convey messages and...

Americas: Formulation issues when reducing salt content, Chr. Hansen

Food and beverage manufacturers are working towards creating healthy-for-you products, including those with reduced or no sodium added ones. However, it would not be as...