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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...

Europe: Plant pilot turns gases into baking powder

The Schwelgern coke plant (KBS), ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions and Berlin Technical University (TU Berlin) have installed a pilot plant on the works site of...

Europe: Research quantifies Clostridium botulinum spores in raw food materials

A study from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has provided new evidence on the background levels of spores of Clostridium botulinum in raw...

Americas: High folic acid intake in aged mice causes a lowered immune response

Previous studies have shown an association between high folic acid intake and a reduction in the immune system defenses needed to fight viral infections...

Asia Pacific: GEA on building an earthquake-proof plant

GEA has built a whole milk drying plant for Fonterra in earthquake zone Pahiatua in New Zealand that produces at 15 tons/hour and is designed to...

World: Frutarom buys stake in start-up for US$2.6M

Frutarom Industries will invest NIS 10 million (US$2.6 million) in exchange for the allocation of 50% of Algalo shares to build a modern biotechnology...

Europe: DSM study finds low omega-3 status in US adults

DSM Nutritional Products has co-authored a new paper comparing plasma long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (LCn-3 PUFA) biomarkers in US adults, with recommended concentration...

Americas: General Mills is happy about sodium reduction efforts

General Mills says seven out of 10 product categories are lower in sodium by 20%, with reductions across the 10 categories ranging from 18-35%....

Europe: UK, FAO to collaborate freely on food initiatives

The Department for International Development of the United Kingdom (DfID) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have signed an...

Middle East: Region can enjoy consistent milk supply, says Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak’s OneStep processing technology is now enabling milk producers to prepare ultra-high-temperature (UHT) milk from powder in one step, reducing operational cost by...

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