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Europe: People need to take more vitamin E, finds study

Just 21% of the studies of the examined populations globally reach a serum α-tocopherol concentration of ≥30 µmol/L, according to a study published in...

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,...

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,...

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...

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: 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...

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...
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