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World: Natural flavors to grow ahead of synthetics, finds report

The global flavors market will reach US$15.2 billion by 2020 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.3% from 2015 to 2020, according...

Americas: Mangoes may lower blood sugar in obese adults, say researchers

Research published in the journal Nutrition and Metabolic Insights found that regular consumption of mango by obese adults may lower blood sugar levels and...

Europe: Consumers unaware of sugar varieties, report

Consumers have limited awareness of different types of sugars, according to a study Cargill has commissioned the IPSOS study institute to conduct. When asked to...

Asia Pacific: Business and corporate citizenship can co-exist together, says FrieslandCampina Asia

Over the years, patterns of urbanization, changes in affluence and consumption habits along with population growth and environmental degradation have affected the security of...

Europe: Most food samples containing pesticide residue are within legal limits, says EFSA

More than 97% of food samples evaluated by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) contain pesticide residue levels that fall within legal limits, with...

Americas: Understand what consumers want from foodservice operators, say analyst

As the restaurant industry struggles to entice more consumer visits, consumer attitudes and behaviors are shifting. Foodservice operators and manufacturers to put a strong effort...

Americas: Lab finds food ingredient blends more sensitive to climate change

A recent Purdue study featured in the Journal of Food Science, deciphers why food ingredient blends are more sensitive to changes in climate than...

Asia Pacific: Thai packaging companies adapting to consumers’ demand for processed food

The preference for processed food is growing rapidly in Thailand where consumers want easy-to-use packaging, according to a Canadean report entitled Latest trends and...

Europe: Researcher finds how saliva affects perception of food

A study at the Institute of Food Research (IFR) has shown how common chemicals found in foods and oral hygiene products can alter the...

Europe: Married people eat better than singles, finds study

Numerous studies have shown that marriage is good for health. A team of researchers from the University of Basel and the Max Planck Institute for...

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