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Americas: ADM releases Vitamin E products

ADM releases natural source vitamin E products, Novatol Sunflower 5-67 Vitamin E and Novatol Sunflower Vitamin E Succinate, which are derived from non-genetically modified...

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 Pacific: Omega Health launches health products in China

Australia's Omega Health has launched its lead products in the China high-quality dietary supplements market. Omega algae and fish oil products are 100% grown,...

Americas: Consumers find fish nutritious, states Cargill survey

US consumers recognize there are more health benefits associated with eating fish and seafood compared to taking fish oil supplements, according to a recent...

Americas: Consumers look for healthier oil, says Cargill

After sugar, fat is the second-most important ingredient consumers are monitoring on food product labels, according to Cargill's primary market research data FATitudes. In addition,...

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...

Americas: Omega-3 intake lowers CHD risk

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

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: High intake of saturated fats increases risk of heart disease

Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids—found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil—may increase risk of coronary heart...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra says fat is beneficial to health

For decades, experts advised people to reduce their fat intake, however they now agree that fats are actually beneficial for people’s health, and dairy...

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