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Americas: Mangos found to benefit blood pressure in women

Two cups of mangoes a day had beneficial effects on systolic blood pressure among healthy postmenopausal women, according to a study conducted by the...

Americas: RBSC enters partnership on yeast research

Renaissance BioScience Corp. (RBSC) has entered into a partnership with Mitacs for a multi-year, US$1.44 million research and development project. Mitacs, a national not-for-profit...

Europe: Dupont’s venture company inks partnership for probiotics

Three months after its formation, the DuPont Nutrition & Health Microbiome Venture has forged a relationship with contract research organization, the Center of Food...

Middle East: Plant-based alertness formula receives US patent

InnoBev has received a US patent for WakeUp!, its plant-based alertness formula. The patent describes a method for providing an "awakening effect" as well...

Americas: Researchers release high-yielding red rice

Researchers from Cornell University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service are releasing a nutritious red rice cultivar that should appeal...

Europe: Chr Hansen, DTU to research on probiotic bacteria in food

Chr. Hansen and the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark embark on a joint research project on using encapsulation to secure longer-lasting bacteria...

Americas: Curcumin found to improve memory, mood

Daily consumption of a certain form of curcumin — the substance that gives Indian curry its bright color — improved memory and mood in...

Europe: Anuga Foodtec on upgrading by-products

Sustainability and environmental management play an important role in the food industry. Nevertheless, regardless of how efficiently the machines work and how resource-friendly they produce,...

Asia Pacific: Blueberry vinegar could boost brain health in mice

Blueberry vinegar could restore cognitive function in mice, according to a report in American Chemical Society's Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Recent studies have...

Middle East: Tomatoes seen as healthy, survey

Tomatoes have a powerful association with health and are seen as the star ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet, according to a survey by Lyocred...
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