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Europe: On feeding people with certain diseases, Dutch Medical Food

Global nutrition company Dutch Medical Food has entered the medical food market, providing nutritional products and personalized solutions to people who need medical food. Its...

Americas: Consumers confused about whole grain labels, finds survey

Whole grain labels on cereal, bread, and crackers are confusing to consumers and could cause them to make fewer healthy choices, according to the...

Europe: Humble beginnings of ready meals, Huhtamaki

Seemingly designed for hurried 21st century lifestyles, pre-cooked convenience foods have had an enduring history. Forecasts predict that they’re here for the long run. Ready...

Asia Pacific: Cobots, operators can work together in the factory, states Universal Robots

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the world with more than just a healthcare winter. It is also impacting thousands of businesses worldwide with closures and...

Driving energy-efficient refrigeration

For companies in the food manufacturing sector, refrigeration can account for up to 70 percent of their total electricity bill. Yet, it remains one of...

Europe: Pharmactive Biotech Products releases ingredient for weight management

Pharmactive Biotech Products launches CSAT+, a bioactive blend of carob bean extracts with a synergetic effect. Two animal studies, one published in April 2020, have...

World: Use powdered food for safer meal preparation, personalized nutrition, says Blendhub

With the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting how people live, work and play, the food supply change is adapting to the volatile changes and directives by...

Europe: Flavorings containing benzaldehyde can develop benzene under light, research

In 2013, the Stiftung Warentest found harmful benzene in drinks with cherry flavor. According to the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (Bundesinstitut für...

Europe: Researchers extract more sweetness from lactose

The production of cheese results in large quantities of the by-product whey, which contains both a lot of milk sugar (lactose) and proteins. Dairies...

Americas: Rising income, pricing raise demand for meat, finds report

Meat-eaters are increasingly selecting plant-based protein options rather than meat for health, environmental, and flavor reasons. Nevertheless, meat consumption worldwide is expected to increase...