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Americas: Study finds meat waste more costly than plant-based food

Approximately 31% of food produced in the US, or 133 billion pounds of food worth US$162 billion, was wasted in 2011, according to the...

Europe: Maritime resource study gets UK funding

Lloyd’s Register Foundation has agreed a £500,000 (US$608,190) grant to the world leading food sciences institution, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), supporting the Safe...

Asia Pacific: 3D food printing to gain prominence in region

The three dimensional (3D) food printing market is expected to be valued at US$425.0 million by 2025, growing at a compound annual growth rate...

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...

Americas: Consumers found to be more mindful about taking sugar

The US Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are released every five years, were issued last week and one of the new guidelines’ strongest recommendation...

Americas: Men are most likely to grocery shop online, report

Men from ages 18-44 are found to form the majority of online grocery shoppers, according to a report by The NPD Group. It states Amazon...

Europe: Plants as nanocellulose resource

Imagine a completely natural, abundant and easily renewable material that could feasibly be used to make lightweight car and aeroplane parts, strengthen building materials,...

Europe: Straw may help create everyday products, says researcher

Glucose from straw may play a big role in the future production of many everyday products. An award winning PhD project from DTU Chemical...

Asia Pacific: Ginger, chili peppers could lower cancer risk

Research has suggested that capsaicin, the compound that gives chili peppers their kick, might cause cancer. Now researchers show in mouse studies that the...

Europe: Peanut allergy prevention strategy is nutritionally safe, states study

Introducing peanut-containing foods during infancy as a peanut allergy prevention strategy does not compromise the duration of breastfeeding or affect children’s growth and nutritional...

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