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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...

Americas: Food claims do not indicate nutritional levels well, research finds

A new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that simply making a low-content food claim on the label...

Americas: More have snacks for meals, report

Health consciousness, more solo households, and convenience are why more US consumers, particularly young adults, are eating snack foods as part of their main...

Asia Pacific: Cater to the local demand, Tetra Pak tells FNI of new plant...

Tetra Pak will be building a new plant at its Rayong site in Thailand, dedicated to producing closures for carton packaging. The €24 million (US$25.38...

Asia Pacific: Culture affects healthy eating outlook, FNI finds

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according to a survey commissioned...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Americas: 52M consumers buy groceries online, report

The internet is quickly becoming the virtual grocery store for many US consumers with 52 million currently grocery shopping online, finds a new study...

Americas: Government-support salt reduction drives are effective, finds report

A new global study projects that a government-supported policy to reduce salt consumption would be highly cost-effective across the world. Based on costs and...

Americas: US retailer uses Uflex’s packaging solution for chips

US-based Whole Foods Market has repackaged its tortilla chips with India’s Uflex to prevent product spoilage, wastage whilst maintaining a green look. Whole Foods Market...

Americas: Consumers are in charge, says analyst

How and where consumers in the US source meals and the attributes that will win share of wallet are ever-changing, finds The NPD Group. It...

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