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Asia Pacific: ANZ sees sales from Chinese consumers, report

New research from global market intelligence agency Mintel reveals that 36% Chinese consumers who have bought imported products in the past six months have...

Europe: Nutrition companies worry over health claims regulation, survey finds

Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is...

Europe: UK water drinks to grow 50% by 2021, report

UK consumption of water drinks increased 11% in 2016 to more than 3,700 million liters, with a retail value in excess of £2.7 billion...

Americas: Isoflavones may prolong life of breast cancer sufferers

Post-diagnosis consumption of foods containing isoflavones—estrogen-like compounds primarily found in soy food—is associated with 21% decrease in all-cause mortality, according to a study. This decrease...

Europe: Millennials find fruit juice healthy, report

Millennial fruit juice drinkers in Europe view 100% fruit juice as a healthy beverage, according to the findings of a consumer survey conducted by...

Europe: Positioning chocolate as a healthy snack

The snacking market is being revolutionized by a consumer backlash against sugar, salt and artificial ingredients, as well as changing lifestyle and personal wellbeing,...

Europe: Detecting salmonella in pork meat twice as fast

A new method developed at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), halves the time it takes slaughterhouses to test for disease-causing...

Americas: Consumers prefer diet over pills to sleep better, finds survey

Rather than popping pills to sleep, a survey reveals more US consumers would prefer to eat well in order to sleep better. This survey was...

Europe: Probiotics strengthens that elderly’s immune response, finds DuPont study

Daily consumption of Bifidobacterium animalis ssp. lactis HN019 by DuPont Danisco enhances cellular immune activity in healthy elderly adults, according to a study published...

Asia Pacific: Creating vanillin in the green way

Researchers has found a new 'greener' way to make vanillin, the primary flavor compound in vanilla, according to a study published in America Chemical...

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