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Europe: Christmas box design wins logistics award

Smurfit Kappa has won the Transport and Shelf-ready Packaging Solution award at the NL Packaging Awards 2017 on March 16 in Hilversum, the Netherlands. The...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

Europe: Millennials find fruit juice healthy, report

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a consumer survey conducted by...

Europe: Positioning chocolate as a healthy snack

The snacking market is being revolutionized by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

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...

Europe: NattoPharma, partners receive €4M research grant

NattoPharma’s International Research Network, coordinated by the Cardiovascular Research Institute at Maastricht University (CARIM), has been awarded a second prestigious grant funded by the...

Asia Pacific: Selected drinks to don healthier labels, says Coca-Cola Singapore

Coca-Cola Singapore is adopting the Healthier Choice Symbol labelling and donning the Healthier Choice logo on lower- and no-sugar products in its beverage portfolio. Products...

Asia/Middle East: Vitamin E may lower risk of acute kidney injury, researchers say

Acute kidney injury is quite a common adverse effect that associates with coronary angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions. Vitamin E may decrease the risk...

Americas: Food claims do not indicate nutritional levels well, research finds

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that simply making a low-content food claim on the label...

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