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Americas: Time, place, season influence snack choices, finds report

Consumers’ tastes for savory and sweet snacks is determined by the time of day, and better-for-you snack consumption is predicated more by place, according...

Americas: Canada launches Specialty Food Awards program

Collaborating with other industry leaders, Specialty Food Conference is launching an annual Specialty Food Awards program. The awards are for food producers that are focused...

Asia Pacific: Ingredion opens Idea Labs innovation center in Singapore

Ingredion is launching Idea Labs innovation centers in Asia Pacific, with a flagship center being unveiled at the company’s new regional headquarters in Singapore's...

Europe: DTU performs risk ranking on foodborne diseases in fresh produce

The risk of getting a foodborne infection from fresh fruit and vegetables in Denmark is highest from consumption of berries, lettuce, sprouts, tomato and...

Asia Pacific: Organizations launch program to better lives of cocoa farmers in Indonesia

Swisscontact Consortium and Millennium Challenge Account – Indonesia (MCA‐Indonesia) announced a partnership called Green Prosperity – Sustainable Cocoa Production Program (GP‐SCPP) with the overall...

Americas: Carotenoid levels in breast milk vary by country, diet, finds researcher

A Purdue University-led analysis of breast milk concludes that levels of health-promoting compounds known as carotenoids differ by country, with the US lagging behind...

Americas: Calcium supplement intake does not harm the heart, says researcher

Contrary to recent reports, consuming calcium supplements is not likely to cause heart problems or heart attacks, according to a study from Purdue University. "Our...

Americas: Nutrient slowed cancer cell growth in early-stage breast cancer

One of the first clinical studies to look at the effect of sulforaphane on breast tissues of women diagnosed with breast cancer showed that...

Europe: Roquette exhibits plant proteins in HIE 2016

Roquette will highlight the versatility of its plant-based solutions with new food concepts at Health Ingredients Europe in Frankfurt, Germany, November 29 to December...

Asia Pacific: Region’s nutraceuticals market thrives with new products, insights, Vitafoods Asia tells FNI

The fourth edition of Vitafoods Asia will take place in Hong Kong from September 3-4, 2014. It will hold a series of activities for the...

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