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Europe: Using limonene for better reduced-fat chocolate

Adding limonene to cocoa butter could result in better reduced-fat chocolate, researchers report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Previous research...

Africa: Cocoa Life program lauded for strengthening communities

Two reports by human rights consultancy Embode commend Cocoa Life program's holistic approach and direct work with cocoa communities in its supply chain. Embode...

Americas: Nut milk producer gets US$18M of funds for expansion

US-based artisanal nut milk cheeses and yoghurt Kite Hill has closed an US$18 million fundraising round with lead investment from 301 INC, General Mills’...

Americas: Seafood intake slows cognitive decline

Eating a meal of seafood or other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids at least once a week may protect against age-related memory loss and...

Americas: Cargill finds three solutions to reduce saturated fats in baked goods

Using starches, vegetable waxes and emulsions, Cargill scientists have created fat systems that lower saturated fat by as much as 40% in shortenings, without...

Europe: Fish oil could save €13B a year in EU healthcare costs, finds study

More widespread regular consumption of Omega 3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion (US$14.72 billion)...

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...

Europe: Early peanut consumption will offer lasting protection, finds study

The benefits of regularly consuming peanut-containing foods early in life to prevent the development of peanut allergy persist even after stopping peanut consumption for...

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...

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...

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