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Americas: Sugary drinks may affect cholesterol levels among adults, finds study

Middle-aged and older adults who drank sugary beverages daily were at greater risk of developing abnormal cholesterol and triglyceride levels compared to those who...

Middle East: Seed breeder Equinom gets US$10M in BASF-led funding

Equinom, a seed breeding startup, has closed its Series B round of funding of US$10 million, led by BASF Venture Capital, Germany followed by...

Americas: Walnuts promote gut health, find researchers

Walnuts may not just be a tasty snack, they may also promote good-for-your-gut bacteria. New research suggests that these “good” bacteria could be contributing to...

World: Active consumers take charge of their health, finds FrieslandCampina Ingredients research

Exclusive research has shown clear changes in the preferences and priorities of the active nutrition market, which will shape its progression from 2020. From several...

Europe: Inulin under spotlight, finds analyst

The prebiotic fiber inulin is in demand with strong consumer desire for less sugar, more protein and products that support digestive wellness, says food...

Middle East: ChickP offers plant-based protein for dairy applications

Next-gen chickpea proteins designed specifically for plant-based milk and yogurt analogs Rehovot, Israel – ChickP Ltd., a foodTech startup, launches a line of chickpea...

Europe: Campden BRI releases high fiber tortilla with food waste

Campden BRI has successfully used food waste to double the fiber content of a tortilla, helping it achieve a ‘high fiber’ claim. "The recipe we...

Americas: Plant-based diet lowers Type 2 Diabetes risk, find Harvard researchers

People who follow predominantly plant-based diets with greater adherence may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who follow these...

Americas: Obese younger people are at risk for cancer, study

A new study looking at incidence of disease data nationwide from 2000 to 2016 found a shift in obesity-associated cancers (OACs) to younger individuals. Typically,...

Americas: “Humanizing’ ageing produce attract consumers, study

'Humanizing' produce can change consumer attitudes toward fresh fruits and vegetables that are showing signs of age, according to research published in the Journal...