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Europe: Researchers to extract proteins from potato residuals

Innovation Fund Denmark is investing DKK 14 million (US$2.18 million) in a project that uses potato and seaweed residuals in ingredient production. Today, seaweed and...

Americas: Drivers behind more green intake among consumers

US consumers' consumption of fresh produce grew steadily at about 1.3% between 2011 and 2016, according to a Packaged Facts report. "Fruit and vegetable producers...

Americas: Blueberries may improve attention in children

Primary school children could show better attention by consuming flavonoid-rich blueberries, following a study conducted by the University of Reading. In a paper published in...

Americas: More consumers snack on cereals

Mintel finds 43% of US cereal consumers eat cereal as a snack at home, ranking as the second most common reason to consume cereal,...

Europe: Box that keeps produce fresh longer

To save some of the fruit and vegetables from the waste bin, four Technical University of Denmark (DTU) students have, in connection with the...

Americas: Coffee compound may delay onset of Type 2 diabetes

In recent years, researchers have identified substances in coffee that could help quash the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. But few of these...

Europe: More consumers are mindful of their sugar consumption, report

Concern about sugar is on the rise globally, with nearly half of 8,000 respondents say they are more concerned about overall sugar consumption than...

Asia Pacific: Singapore households throw S$200M worth of food yearly

The Electrolux Home Food Waste survey reveals that 85% of Singapore households do not consume their food before the indicated date on food packing,...

Americas: Odorants behind Wagyu beef’s aroma found

Renowned for its soft texture and characteristic flavor, Wagyu beef — often referred to as Kobe beef in the US — has become one...

Europe: Consumers want healthy skin while feeling good, survey finds

Consumers of skincare products are more interested in feeling healthy than looking younger or more attractive, according to a new report from Lycored. Of 480...
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