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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...

Europe: Consumers are concerned about environment and health, report

With two thirds of consumers now believing that we are reaching an environmental tipping point, consumers overwhelmingly see themselves as being directly responsible for...

Asia Pacific: 5G boosts factory efficiency, food safety

The second generation (2G) networks allowed us to send text messages, 3G provided faster access to the internet and 4G enabled uninterrupted streaming. Now,...

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...

Asia Pacific: Chinese consumers enjoy dessert after meals, finds Mintel

About 56% of urban Chinese respondents who are consumers of ice cream eat it to treat or indulge themselves, according to a Mintel research. It...

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...

Europe: Taking high doses of vitamin D may decrease bone density, say researchers

A three-year study by researchers at the Cumming School of Medicine's McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health published in the Journal of the...

Europe: Cartons found as good as glass bottles, study

An environmental lifecycle assessment (LCA) has confirmed that single-use beverage cartons compare favorably with reusable glass bottles – and outperform single-use PET bottles –...

Americas: More are snacking on yogurt, report

Over half of all US consumers now buy yogurt as part of their typical grocery basket, according to a new report from Innova Market...