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Americas: Blueberries may improve attention in children

Primary school children could show better attention by consuming flavonoid-rich blueberries, following a study conducted by the University of Reading. In a paper published in...

Europe: Box that keeps produce fresh longer

To save some of the fruit and vegetables from the waste bin, four Technical University of Denmark (DTU) students have, in connection with the...

Europe: More consumers are mindful of their sugar consumption, report

Concern about sugar is on the rise globally, with nearly half of 8,000 respondents say they are more concerned about overall sugar consumption than...

Asia Pacific: Singapore households throw S$200M worth of food yearly

The Electrolux Home Food Waste survey reveals that 85% of Singapore households do not consume their food before the indicated date on food packing,...

Americas: Odorants behind Wagyu beef’s aroma found

Renowned for its soft texture and characteristic flavor, Wagyu beef — often referred to as Kobe beef in the US — has become one...

Middle East: Gain a foothold in the region, says show organizer

Gulfood Manufacturing returns to the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) for the fourth time from October 31 to November 2, 2017. The Middle East’s ingredients,...

Asia Pacific: More Indonesians shy away from rice, report

While Indonesia has long been recognized as a rice-eating nation, Mintel research finds the local retail rice market is experiencing slowing growth. According to Mintel...

Asia Pacific: India’s wine sector to grow rapidly, report

Rising purchasing power and the increasing impact of westernization are set to boost the Indian wine sector in the years to come, finds research...

Americas: Detecting food allergens on-the-go

Researchers have developed a portable allergen-detection system, including a keychain analyzer, for consumers on the go, reports the journal ACS Nano. Most people with food...

Americas: Removing added fructose in diet reverses fatty liver

A nine-day experimental diet that cut out the type of sugar in soft drinks, fruit juices and most processed foods significantly reversed the buildup...
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