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Americas: Taxes affect soft drinks consumption, studies

While excise taxes to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages have not yet been enacted at the state or federal level in the US,...

Americas: Fabric checks on freshness of fruit

Florida International University (FIU) scientists have created a small strip of coated fabric for consumers to test the freshness of fruit. The research, published in...

Americas: Meal delivery service goes for IPO

Meal delivery service Blue Apron has filed an initial public offering or IPO, which is reportedly among the first in this trendy food segment....

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...

Europe: 25% of F&B products in Germany don organic claims

A quarter of all food and drink products launched in Germany in 2016 carried organic claim, the highest percentage globally, according to research from...

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: 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...

Americas: Doing food business under US laws

As the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) goes into effect in the US, it is essential for those governed by this regulation within the...

Asia Pacific: Flexco shares tips on getting out of sticky situations

Creative recipes and the use of sweet and sticky substances challenges food processors to ensure their conveyor belts remain clean and efficient. Mold prevention on...

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