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Asia Pacific: Better rice farming practices with new standard, Mars Foods tells FNI

Mars Food, in partnership with the Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP) announced the first global standard for sustainable rice at the 5th Annual Plenary Meeting...

Europe: IMCD Food & Nutrition delivers technical innovation

The European technical team of IMCD Food & Nutrition presented a Belgian praline at Food Ingredients Europe in November 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany. The confectionary...

World: End-user industries move global hot melt adhesives market forward, finds report

Increasing industrial activity following the economic downturn is boosting demand for hot melt adhesives (HMAs) globally. Growing markets in the Asia Pacific, in particular, will...

Americas: Study shows key chocolate ingredients could help prevent obesity, diabetes

Scientists are researching on the ingredients in chocolate that might help prevent obesity, type-2 diabetes and potential health benefits such as improved thinking, decreased...

Americas: Canola oil may reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, finds study

New research from the University of Toronto suggests canola should be one of the oils of choice for people with Type 2 diabetes. Dr. David...

World: Package needs to appeal, perform, provide value to the environment, says Tetra Pak

Tetra Pak on June 12, 2014 announced a further investment of €36 million (US$48.69 million) in its packaging material plant in Izmir, Turkey to...

Europe: UK survey finds most older consumers prefer ‘natural’ to “healthy” product claims

Consumers aged 55 and older associate ‘natural’ products with a healthy, yet tasty, lifestyle and diet, according to a July 2014 survey of 2,000...

Americas: Gradually reduce amount of sodium used, use healthy food recipes to help children...

More than 90% of children in the US, aged 6-18 years, eat more sodium than recommended, putting them at risk for developing high blood...

Americas: NSF International releases standard to test for safe drinking water at home

NSF International has developed a standard that tests the ability of home water treatment devices to reduce certain emerging contaminants in drinking water. The standard,...

Europe: Researchers develop cooling technique for ultracold gases as possible refrigerants

Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane...

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