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Americas: Foodservice menu for children remain unhealthy, researchers find

US chain restaurants participating in a National Restaurant Association initiative to improve the nutritional quality of their children’s menus have made no significant changes...

Americas: Government-support salt reduction drives are effective, finds report

A new global study projects that a government-supported policy to reduce salt consumption would be highly cost-effective across the world. Based on costs and...

Europe: Apple varieties for juice processing

People who like wine usually develop a preference for a particular grape variety. A similar thing could soon happen with juice drinkers. ‘Variety’ is the...

Europe: Consumers unaware of sugar varieties, report

Consumers have limited awareness of different types of sugars, according to a study Cargill has commissioned the IPSOS study institute to conduct. When asked to...

Europe: TÜV SÜD shares on coloring foods, applications

Beetroot, saffron and spinach are in high demand with consumers seeking to avoid the use of artificial colorants in their Christmas cakes and biscuits....

Europe: Cargill finds four trends in cocoa, chocolate

Cargill has found indulgent, premium, healthy, as well as sustainable and clean as key trends in cocoa and chocolate. Based its study with customers across...

Americas: Researchers say sleep deprivation may increase sugar intake

People who sleep five or fewer hours a night are likely to also drink significantly more sugary caffeinated drinks, such as sodas and energy...

Europe: Researchers find food coloring possibilities from autumn leaves

Autumn leaves contain a range of interesting substances such as pigments, carbohydrates, proteins and compounds that inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria. VTT Technical...

Americas: Study finds sugar-sweetened beverages increases prediabetes risk

Adult Americans who regularly consumed sugar-sweetened beverages (roughly one can of soda per day) had a 46% higher risk of developing prediabetes compared to...

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...

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