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Europe: Institute, Danish company create omega-3 fish oils products for export

A business idea where by-products from the fishing industry are transformed into valuable ingredients full of omega-3 fish oils, has won the innovation competition...

World: Global food import bill to reach a five-year low in 2015, says FAO...

International prices for agricultural commodities continued to decline in April 2015. Abundant inventories are poised to offset any pressure from the slight reduction in global...

World: Researchers study effects of roasting cocoa beans on antioxidant levels

Chocolate has many health benefits — it can potentially lower blood pressure and cholesterol and reduce stroke risk. Now, researchers have found a way to...

Europe: IRF hosts conference on food bioactives, health

The Institute of Food Research hosted an international conference on bioactives and health in September 2016 at the Norwich Research Park. About 250 scientists working...

Americas: McDonald’s USA sources for antibiotic-free poultry, rbST-free milk

McDonald's USA has announced new menu sourcing initiatives including only sourcing chicken raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. In addition, McDonald's US...

World: ABB releases upgrade to fastest press tending robot

ABB's IRB 6660-100/3.3 has been designed to redefine the envelop in press tending with larger blanks and longer distances at 15% shorter cycle times. Its...

Americas: Neptune Technologies buys omega-3s provider for US$11M

Neptune Technologies has bought Biodroga Inc. for CAD$15 million (US$10.97 million) in a combination of cash and stock from Bioressources Inc. Biodroga is a solution...

World: Unilever’s program to grow tea sustainably with technology

Unilever says it is embarking on a tea research and development program aimed at safeguarding future tea supply using 21st century plant breeding methods...

Europe: Method finds vitamin D intake levels in people

Knowledge about the vitamin D level of a population is important for assessing the proportion that is vitamin D deficient or is at risk...

Europe: Algal sources offer sustainable, alternative supply to omega-3 PUFAS market, says report

Pharmaceutical drugs, by default, have started incorporating higher concentrations of omega-3 and it is anticipated that, over the coming few years, several new companies...

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