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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...

Europe: Bakeries, technology can co-exist, says Corbion

A fresh loaf of bread, a crusty pie and crispy pastries are must-haves on the dinner table. However, before they reach the table, they would...

Americas: US to drive reduced sodium foods, says Visiongain

A 2016 study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed that more than 90% of children and 89% of adults...

Americas: Rockwell Automation shares on gains in connected, future-proof factories

Regardless of the efficiency of a food and beverage (F&B) factory, plant managers need to consider its ability to grow into the future that...

Asia Pacific: One-stop shop at Vitafoods Asia 2016, food-personal care synergies

Vitafoods Asia 2016 will open its doors to the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Hong Kong from September 1...