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Americas: Whey protein for sports bars

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed Nutrilac PB-8420, a whey protein that ensures protein bars retain an indulgent cohesive (chewy) texture for 12 months or...

Americas: Grain for making gluten-free beer

Beers made with Witkop teff grains may be a good alternative to traditionally brewed barley beers, reports Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Gluten-based sensitivities...

Americas: Researcher says food distribution is key to cure malnutrition

Malnutrition’s triple burden of undernourishment, deficiencies in vitamins and minerals, and over nutrition impacts millions of people around the world. Changes in the availability,...

Americas: Certain natural forms of vitamin K found in dairy products

Vitamin K, with its multiple forms, is among the lesser known nutrients. Scientists at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging...

Asia Pacific: Most Japanese make purchase decisions based on on-pack health claims, DuPont tells...

Food products containing Bifidobacterium lactis HN019 from the DuPont Danisco range have been recorded with the Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan, for Food...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia 2017 showcases finished products

At Vitafoods Asia in Singapore, 200 exhibitors will present finished products comprising dietary supplements, vitamins and functional food and beverages to the industry. A total...

Asia Pacific: PureCircle to mass produce StarLeaf stevia extract

PureCircle has produced the first stevia leaf extract from proprietary stevia leaf - StarLeaf stevia. StarLeaf stevia has more than 20 times more sugar-like steviol...

Asia Pacific: Snacks demand due to body image, report

Body image is the key driver for healthier product choices for consumers in Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines, says GlobalData, with weight and fitness...

Americas: Protein-fortified chocolate candies sparks sign of change, report

In light of evolving wellness agendas and shifting consumer attitudes towards personal health, considering the wellbeing impact of their products is essential to target...

Europe: EFSA approves creatine health claim

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has approved an ingredient claim filed by Creapure manufacturer AlzChem that states 'Daily creatine consumption can enhance the...

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