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Europe: Researchers say insects are nutritious

Nutrients — particularly iron — provided by grasshoppers, crickets and other insects really measures up to beef, according to a study published in the...

Europe: Maritime resource study gets UK funding

Lloyd’s Register Foundation has agreed a £500,000 (US$608,190) grant to the world leading food sciences institution, Wageningen University and Research (WUR), supporting the Safe...

World: Consumers confirm choice on going natural

Consumers are more conscientious about food and beverage labels and look for green product features that directly influence themselves and their families, according to...

Asia Pacific: Scientists find way to prevent frankfurter fraud

Scientists have devised a method that could help prevent frankfurter fraud, which is especially important for those who can't eat certain types of meats....

Europe: Researchers find seaweed specie a viable food preservative

Bladderwrack seaweed from Danish waters contains antioxidants, which can effectively prevent fatty acids from becoming rancid in a number of products. This is the...

Europe: Tea landscape to change with technology, says Tetley

Experts at Tetley Supers have worked with Futurologists to map the evolution of UK’s favorite beverage over the next 10 years. Based on forecasted consumer...

Europe: Silver consumers more keen toward naturally occurring ingredients

About 80% of 200 UK-based respondents aged 50 years and above said they would be more likely to use a supplement that contained naturally...

Americas: Consumers would pay 50% more for natural products, find survey

Consumers are happy to pay a premium of nearly 50% for food and drink formulated with natural ingredients, according to a new survey commissioned...

Americas: More buying organic produce, finds report

Over half of all households in the US now purchase organic produce, as the sale of organic bananas alone – now a US$165 million...

Americas: Eating more greens found to lower type 2 diabetes risk

Consuming a plant-based diet—especially one rich in high-quality plant foods such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes is linked with substantially lower...

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