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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: Fonterra’s butter brand engages consumers in China

Fonterra has boosted the availability of its Anchor Dairy Foods’ product range in China, increasing the number of stores it sells into from 1,400...

World: F&B companies to phase out trans fat

Members of the International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) have commitment to phase out industrially produced trans fatty acids (TFAs) in their products globally. They...

Americas: Major saturated fatty acids may increase 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...

Americas: Eating butter may not be fatal, find researchers

Butter consumption was only weakly associated with total mortality, not associated with cardiovascular disease, and slightly inversely associated (protective) with diabetes, according to a...

Asia Pacific: Australia to see food with low-THC hemp seeds?

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on whether to permit the sale of food derived from the seeds of low-THC...

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: Coconut oil may be good for the gut, find researchers

Coconut oil has effectively controlled the overgrowth of a fungal pathogen called Candida albicans (C. albicans) in mice, finds an inter-disciplinary study led by...

Asia Pacific: Southeast Asia to demand more emulsifiers for packaged food

The Southeast Asia food emulsifier market is anticipated to witness robust growth during the forecast period, particularly due to increasing demand for packaged food,...

Europe: Study finds high-fat diet disrupts brain maturation

High consumption of fatty foods during adolescence may in fact impair cognitive functions in adulthood, according to a recent study conducted by researchers from...

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