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Americas: Report finds more consumers like hot and spicy foods

Global new product introductions with hot and spicy ingredients increased for a ninth straight year, showing a consistent, growing consumer interest in hot and...

Asia Pacific: Report finds Indonesia, India are eating more processing meat

Global innovation within the processed meat, poultry and fish categories has increased over the years and many markets with the highest growth potential are...

Americas: Younger US consumers want clean label fats, report

Millennials and Generation Z consumers in the US are the most inclined to view any type of fat not only as permissible, but as...

Europe/Asia: Universities, institutions partner on agro-food sector

The University of Porto, five European universities and eight institutions of Cambodia, Vietnam and Myanmar will partner to strengthen international collaboration and entrepreneurship in...

Europe: Researchers find strawberries inhibit lab-grown breast cancer cells

A study by European and Latin American researchers has shown that strawberry extract can inhibit the spread of laboratory-grown breast cancer cells, even when...

Americas: Research finds beetroot juice energizes aging brains

Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain,...

Europe: Seasonal chocolate in demand, report

Research finds seasonal launches accounted for 25% of global chocolate new product launches in 2016, the biggest area of chocolate new product development (NPD),...

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: More nutrition companies use digital technology

Almost two thirds of nutrition companies are implementing new forms of technology, with around half increasing their R&D spend this year, finds new research...

Europe: NattoPharma gets grant for 4-year research work

The Norwegian Research Council has awarded a grant to NattoPharma to fund a four-year project to document the effects of calcium metabolism in the...

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