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Europe: Working mothers’ brain health boosts with Concord grape juice, finds research

Drinking Concord grape juice daily can benefit certain aspects of memory and everyday tasks in people with stressful lifestyles – specifically working mothers according...

Asia Pacific: Beneo opens Indian office

The new Beneo India Private Limited opens in Delhi, India, as a subsidiary of Beneo Asia Pacific. The team in Delhi will provide the highest...

Asia Pacific: Singapore researchers create probiotic beer

Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have created sour beer that incorporates the probiotic strain Lactobacillus paracasei L26. The strain was first isolated...

Europe: Startup Challenge calls for entries

As part of Hi Europe & Ni 2018, trade show organizer UBM will showcase some of the most promising startups involved in the F&B...

Asia Pacific: Malaysian organizations, Evolva to establish center of excellence in Pahang

Evolva Holding SA says it will collaborate with Universiti Malaysia Pahang (UMP) to establish a scientific Centre of Excellence for natural products from Malaysia...

Europe: BASF celebrates 150 years in 2015

BASF turns 150 in 2015. In addition to celebrations and a historical retrospective, the company has prepared a global co-creation program with partners on the...

Americas: Ganeden Biotech, CapAble AB to create probiotic straws for easy consumption by children

Ganeden Biotech and CapAble AB will partner to create a new telescoping GanedenBC30 LifeTop Probiotic Straw that can be used in both refrigerated and...

Americas: Compounds in fresh produce found to lower disease risks, finds IFR

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research (IFR) have found evidence for a mechanism by which certain food compounds could help protect our health. Dietary...

Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia to offer trends, perspectives, branding in the region

The fifth edition of Vitafoods Asia, an event on the nutraceutical, functional food and beverages, and dietary supplement industries in Asia, returns to Hong...

Asia Pacific: Exposure to phthalates could be linked to pregnancy loss, say Chinese researchers

A study of more than 300 women suggests that exposure to certain phthalates — substances commonly used in food packaging, personal-care and other everyday...