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Europe: Novel form of iron for fortifying food discovered

Two Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich or ETH professors Raffaele Mezzenga and Michael B. Zimmermann from the Department of Health Sciences and Technology have discovered...

Americas: Report finds frozen foods go for healthy makeover

Frozen foods have been feeling the heat lately in the US largely due to a shift in consumer preferences to fresh and refrigerated foods....

Europe: Reducing sugar content in products

A center stage for food manufacturers to showcase their innovations in sugar reduction has been set by Public Health England with its new guidelines...

Europe: Testing finds 17% potato crisp products are high in acrylamide

About 17% of potato crisp varieties sampled from major retail food outlets in the UK have high levels of acrylamide, a known carcinogen, reveals...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic for gestational diabetes

A study by the University of Otago has found a Fonterra probiotic could reduce cases of gestational diabetes in pregnant women by 68%. It is...

Asia Pacific: Healthy snacking on the rise in China, report

While snacking is often thought of as an indulgent and convenient alternative to traditional meal times, many consumers are now focusing on their health,...

Americas: Hops could help reduce breast cancer risk, researchers say

Hops, the flower cones used in beer-making, are also found in dietary supplements designed to help treat post-menopausal symptoms and other conditions. Scientists are...

Asia Pacific: ANZ sees sales from Chinese consumers, report

New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that 36% Chinese consumers who have bought imported products in the past six months have...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

Europe: Millennials find fruit juice healthy, report

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a consumer survey conducted by...

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