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Americas: Consumer concerns on GI issues to bring opportunities in the US

With Nexium losing patent protection this year and the return of Rolaids after a three-year hiatus in the US, the gastrointestinal (GI) remedies market...

World: MENA packaging market to grow to US$52.4 million by 2019, finds report

The packaging market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is valued at approximately US$41.1 billion in 2014 and is forecast to grow...

Americas: Consumers would pay 50% more for natural products, find survey

Consumers are happy to pay a premium of nearly 50% for food and drink formulated with natural ingredients, according to a new survey commissioned...

Americas: Powdered cranberry combats colon cancer in mice, find researchers

Researchers fed cranberry extracts to mice with colon cancer and found that the tumors diminished in size and number. They say identifying the therapeutic molecules...

Americas: PMMI Research finds Mexican packaging machinery market remains strong

After a slow recovery period, Mexico’s packaging machinery marketplace is coming back strong, according to PMMI’s 2013 Mexico Packaging Machinery Market Study, published in...

Americas: Heart-healthy diet is good for kidneys, finds study

Maintaining a heart-healthy diet shows robust benefits to kidney health, according to a study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. While there are...

Americas: Potential for purple-produce containing products, report

Just 18% of Americans can name more than three types of purple fruits and vegetables, according to consumer research commissioned by Welch’s in 2016. This...

Americas: High intake of saturated fats increases risk of heart disease

Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids—found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil—may increase risk of coronary heart...

Americas: New whitepaper on cryogenic freezing

Linde releases a white paper on the adoption and benefits of advanced cryogenic freezing systems used at food processing plants. Cryogenic freezing systems help food...

Asia Pacific: Health, rising income, children drive nutraceuticals demand, says Frost & Sullivan

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food,” said Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Two and a half millennia on, the global nutraceutical...
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