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Middle East: Survey finds region’s interest in sweet baked goods

Consumers in Egypt, Saudi Arabia and South Africa love a sweet bakery snack – but women are worried about the sugar, according to a...

Europe: Freshwater microalga chlorella makes footprint in health, smoothies, natural sectors, Allma tells FNI

Global microalgae company Allma has in July 2014 finalized a deal to supply its sun-grown chlorella to Portuguese group Frulact, which provides fruit-based ingredients...

Europe: Scientist produces cheese using donkey milk

Camel chymosin coagulant FAR-M in bovine milk is the only known option for coagulation of camel milk, due to its high milk clotting specificity...

Europe: New screening method to analyze paper packaging materials

A PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has resulted in a method for faster analysis of chemicals in paper...

Europe: Zenith Springboard to facilitate start-up growth

Zenith International opens Zenith Springboard, an advisory service to accelerate the growth of food and drink brand start-ups. The service will focus provide commercial and...

Asia Pacific: Thailand hosts summit for partnership on food security

The Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF) Food Security Summit – Asia 2013 was held at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand on November...

Europe: Prebiotic chicory root fibres found to aid digestion, studies

Study results show that Beneo’s prebiotic chicory root fibres support digestive health by improving bowel regularity and softening stools, while being very well tolerated,...

Asia Pacific: BühlerHeerlen buys Wuxi NutriRice from DSM

The Bühler Technology Group has acquired the 50% stake held up to now by its partner Royal DSM in the joint venture (JV) Wuxi...

Europe: Palsgaard reports health check on sustainability efforts in 2014

During 2014, Palsgaard said it has made significant progress in addressing environmental sustainability, a challenging ambition in an industry where production of high-quality emulsifiers...

Americas: Stevia less bitter than before, finds researchers

Cornell food scientists have reduced the sweetener stevia’s bitter aftertaste by physical – rather than chemical – means, as noted in the Volume 197,...

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