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Europe: Cashews are nutritious with unsaturated fat, find researchers

Cashews are a good source of nutrients as they are rich in healthy unsaturated fats, high in dietary fiber and have an excellent profile...

Europe: Polaris releases stable algal oil

French marine lipid experts Polaris introduces a stable European algal oil that is pure, natural, sustainable and vegetarian. Produced in Europe, the Omegavie DHA algae Qualitysilver 5...

Asia Pacific: Barry Callebaut empowers cocoa farmers in Indonesia

Barry Callebaut expands its sustainability program in Indonesia to scale impact and drive change in the cocoa communities. In the last three years, Barry Callebaut...

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: Nuts may have inflammatory effects on humans

In a study of more than 5,000 people, investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital have found that greater intake of nuts was associated with...

Europe: Vegetables fried in EVOO increases antioxidant profile, says researcher

Researchers from the University of Granada (UGR) have proven that frying in Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) is the cooking method that increases the...

Asia Pacific: Cargill releases cocoa powder from Indonesia

Cargill adds an intense dark red cocoa powder to its Gerkens cocoa powder range. Produced by Gerkens technical specialists at the Gresik cocoa processing facility...

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...

Asia Pacific: Henkel, BASF, Solidaridad partner on palm oil project in Indonesia

Henkel and BASF are collaborating with the development organization Solidaridad to support a project in Indonesia and advocate for smallholders and local initiatives concerning...

Americas: ADM invests in Harvest Innovations

ADM has reached an agreement to purchase a controlling stake in Harvest Innovations, a processor in minimally processed, expeller-pressed soy proteins, oils and gluten-free...

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