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Americas: Cargill exhibits shortenings at bakery show

Cargill is introducing its Regal line of bakery shortenings during the International Bakery Innovation Expo (IBIE) from October 8 to 11 in Las Vegas,...

Asia Pacific: Indian company exhibits PUFA ingredient in US show

Arjuna Natural Extracts will launch a high-concentrate, 90% omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) ingredient for dietary supplements and functional foods and beverages at SupplySide...

Americas: Cargill expands canola research facility in Canada

Cargill has invested US$3.5 million investment in new equipment and technology at its expanded canola research facility in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan. Focusing on specialty canola seed...

World: Demand rises for baking ingredients, report

Global demand for baking ingredients was valued at over US$11.80 billion in 2015, is expected to reach above US$15.73 billion in 2021 and grow...

Americas: Study finds link between fatty acid and longevity

The fatty acid linoleic acid (Omega 6) in subcutaneous adipose tissue was linked to lower mortality among older men followed over a 15-year period,...

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: 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...

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...

Americas: Healthy fats lower blood sugar levels, finds study

Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, instead of dietary carbohydrate or saturated fats lowers blood sugar levels and improves insulin resistance and secretion,...

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...

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