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Europe: Allmicroalgae expands facility, capability

Portugal-based Allmicroalgae will sell chlorella ingredients under the Allma brand, with production continuing at the existing Algafarm plant in Leiria, Lisbon. The site will be...

Americas: Solazyme renames to TerraVia

Solazyme will rename to TerraVia to reflect its focus on food, nutrition and specialty ingredients based on its algae innovation platform. "By unlocking the power...

Americas: Consumers are spending on organic food, finds report

The organic packaged food market in the US is subject to rapidly changing consumer demands and increased health consciousness, finds a Technavio report. It...

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,...

Americas: Dietary fiber intake tied to successful aging, research reveals

Most people know that a diet high in fiber helps to keep us 'regular'. Eating the right amount of fiber from breads, cereals, and fruits...

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...

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: Consumers want sustainable, climate-friendly ingredients, study shows

The global population continues to grow, the middle class is expanding, and ever more people are moving from rural to urban areas. On account...

Americas: Bananas can help prevent blindness, say researchers

Carotenoids, which are found at various levels in different banana cultivars, are important vitamin precursors for eye health. In a study published in American...

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