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Americas: Scientists say chili peppers can kill cancer cells

Capsaicin, the compound responsible for chili's heat, is used in creams sold to relieve pain, and recent research shows that in high doses, it...

Americas: Healthy diet after pregnancy lowers high blood pressure risk

Sticking to a healthy diet in the years after pregnancy may reduce the risk of high blood pressure among women who had pregnancy-related (gestational)...

Europe: DuPont Nutrition & Health spends US$60M on European sites

DuPont Nutrition & Health will invest US$60 million expanding three European cultures production sites to produce frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures for the global...

Europe: BASF launches new claim, online discussion platform to celebrate 150 years in 2015

BASF is introducing “We create chemistry” in its logo, which underlines how the company collaborates and innovates with customers and partners to contribute to...

Americas: BioHarvest releases red grape powder to boost health

After a decade of research, consumer health and wellness company BioHarvest has launched from US its Vinia Red Grape Powder. It says the first-ever biofood...

World: Stevia gains regulatory approval as producers need consumer buy-in, says consultant

The global stevia market is projected to account for US$565.2 million of the overall sweetener market by 2020, registering a compound annual growth rate...

Americas: NDP shares five US consumer trends affecting the food service industry

Sluggish restaurant traffic growth and stalled sales in the center aisles at grocery stores are evidence that US consumers’ eating behaviors are evolving. The growing...

Americas: Calyxt, PBL sign agreement on bread wheat trait

Calyxt has signed an exclusive license agreement with Plant Bioscience Limited (PBL) for a bread wheat trait generated using gene editing. The trait provides endogenous...

Europe: DSM participates in World Osteoporosis Day

DSM celebrated World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, 2015 by being an official nutrition supporter of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF). This has included support...

Asia Pacific: DuPont releases solutions for India’s bread

DuPont Nutrition & Health has launched solutions for Indian rotis in packaged format. The new concept of 'packaged roti' is inspired from the growing...

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