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Asia Pacific: Vitafoods Asia concludes in Hong Kong

The fifth edition of Vitafoods Asia concludes in Hong Kong with more than 135 international suppliers – such as Chr. Hansen, Monteloeder and OptiSlim...

Americas: General Mills, university open oats research laboratory

General Mills and South Dakota State University (SDSU) will open an oat variety development laboratory on the Brookings campus, called The Oats Research Laboratory,...

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...

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...

Europe: DSM releases powders for infant nutrition

DSM has released microbial DHASCO-B and ARASCO powders for infant nutrition. These powders contain a minimum of 110 mg DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) or ARA (arachidonic...

Americas: Researchers found ways increase provitamin A content of corn kernels

Purdue researchers have identified a set of genes that can be used to naturally boost the provitamin A content of corn kernels. This finding can...

Americas: Sprouted grains in naturally functional trend in 2015, says analyst

Entrepreneurs have reinvented an ancient food for the 21st century, tapping into consumers’ desire for 'good carbs' and healthier snacks and creating a small...

Asia Pacific: Low calorie rice is possible with fat, processing, say researchers

Scientists have developed a new, simple way to cook rice that could cut the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than...

Europe: Frutarom BU Health launches superberry ingredient

Frutarom BU Health’s superberry ingredient, Incaberrix is a water-soluble extract that is rich in phytonutrients. The ingredient is prepared from the ancient Andean physalis fruit...

Americas: Ingredion to buy Kerr Concentrates for US$100M

Ingredion will acquire Kerr Concentrates, a privately held producer of natural fruit and vegetable concentrates, purees and essences for US$100 million. This transaction is expected...