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Americas: Prunes are found to be healthy for bones

More researchers are interested in the potential of prunes to restore bone and prevent bone loss in animal models of osteoporosis, states the International...

World: Plant-based water sales set to double by 2020

Global sales of alternative waters increased by 21% in 2016 to more than US$2.7 billion, finds a Zenith Global report. Volume has been driven by...

Europe: Consumers want the real thing, report

Authenticity is a standout consumer value in 2017, heralded by changemakers, celebrities, supermarkets and chefs, according to Euromonitor International. In the conscious debate about what...

World: Growing sales of organic foods in 2017, report

The global sales of organic foods are expected to continue the positive trajectory, with most growth envisaged in North America and Northern Europe,...

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...

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