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Europe: Low carbohydrate products double over past five years, finds Mintel

Food and drink product launches with low carbohydrate claims in Europe have doubled (+95%) between 2008 and 2013, according to a research by Mintel. It...

Americas: Scientific validation, product labeling key to assuring consumers of viable health products, Frost...

Dietary supplement products, as well as health and wellness items claiming to be natural have been sold freely online, especially in the US. With active...

Europe: More food manufacturers comply with regulations, lowers risk of recalls, finds report

Stericycle ExpertSOLUTIONS has revealed that there was a significant rise in food recall and notification occurrences across Europe during the final three months of...

Americas: Changes in dietary can help US yield more food

A new 'food-print' model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that, with dietary changes, the US could feed significantly more...

Americas: Capture consumers’ hearts with familiar, natural ingredients in packaged foods, Mintel tells FNI

A Mintel research finds that more consumers in the US eat with their eyes, not their stomachs—as about 38% of adults agree that if a...

Europe: People need to consume for selenium to boost immunity, say researchers

A more thorough evaluation of selenium supplementation is needed, to better understand its benefits to our immune system, and the risks, according to a...

Americas: Frozen ready-meals a mainstay in Canadian households, finds report

Mintel research finds that 71% of consumers in Canada keep frozen ready-to-eat meals on hand in case they need them despite ingredient concerns, finds...

Americas: US Boomers eat 90.4B ready-to-eat snack eatings a year, says report

Boomers eat ready-to-eat snack food 20% more often than Millennials do, according to NPD Group’s daily tracking of US consumers snacking habits. While Millennials overtook...

World: Global frozen food market to grow, driven by APAC, finds report

The global frozen food market was valued at US$122.1 billion in 2013 and is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

Americas: Researchers see more nutritional benefits in organic milk

A team led by a Washington State University (WSU) researcher has found that organic milk contains significantly higher concentrations of heart-healthy fatty acids compared...

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