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Americas: Young adults are interested in fortified foods, report

About 25% of US adults specially seek out foods and beverages with high amounts of probiotics or prebiotics, according to the 2017 National Consumer...

Americas: Blueberries may improve attention in children

Primary school children could show better attention by consuming flavonoid-rich blueberries, following a study conducted by the University of Reading. In a paper published in...

Americas: Cargill releases native starches

Cargill launches a portfolio of functional native starches under the new SimPure. The first product in the SimPure portfolio, SimPure 99560, was created for use...

Middle East: Organic astaxanthin receives certifications

Algatech's 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin have been granted non-genetically modified organism (non-GMO) verification by the Non-GMO Project Inc. The...

Europe: Hydrolysates are perceived better than standard proteins, research shows

Nearly two thirds of survey respondents who exercise regularly and are aware of whey protein hydrolysates believe they are superior to normal whey proteins...

Americas: Almond flour as an alternative to processed flours

Almond flour is gaining popularity among consumers as a nutritious and versatile alternative to wheat flour. Food News International finds out more from Jeff Smith,...

Europe: Study shows Probi’s probiotics support children’s immune systems

A study shows probiotics from Probi have a suppressing effect on celiac autoimmunity and may delay the onset of the disease in children genetically...

Asia Pacific: China approves Kemin’s zeaxanthin for eye health

The National Health and Family Planning Commission of China has approved Kemin Industries' zeaxanthin as a New Food Material. The announcement offers manufacturers an exciting...

Americas: Researchers find walnuts activate the brain

Packed with nutrients linked to better health, walnuts are also thought to discourage overeating by promoting feelings of fullness. In a new brain imaging...

Europe: Tate & Lyle releases clean-label starches

Tate & Lyle releases instant clean-label starch products Claria Instant 340 and 360. "While consumers are demanding simpler ingredient labels, they are not willing to...
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