Insight

Home Insight Page 103
Key executives share their successes, learning points, market trends and research findings here.

Americas: Study finds saturated fat intake may cause people with higher genetic obesity risks...

Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their chance of being obese. In a new study abstract, researchers from the Jean Mayer...

Europe: More consumers in France favor indulgent blends in breakfast cereals

Over a third of bakery and cereals consumption in France is motivated by the desire to indulge, meaning that it is vital for manufacturers...

Americas: Edible films infused with essential oils could keep bread fresh longer, find researchers

A study from American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry reports the development of new edible films containing oils from clove and...

Americas: New technology may help identify safe alternatives to BPA

Numerous studies have linked exposure to bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic, receipt paper, toys and other products with various health problems, from poor growth...

Asia Pacific: Deli meats in Adelaide, Australia, show signs of poor hygiene, says Prof

Hygienic food handling and standard food safety protocols are not being practiced at many of Adelaide's supermarket delicatessens, according to a University of Adelaide...

Europe: Danish university staff make local seaweed as alternative to imported ones used in...

The Danish Shellfish Centre at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has recently provided samples of edible seaweed grown in the Limfjord, Denmark. Staff at the...

Americas: Obesity, food loss affect access to food, finds DuPont-sponsored study

DuPont and the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) on May 28, 2014 released the 2014 Global Food Security Index that showed 70% of countries in...

Asia Pacific: Offer more single portion, convenient packaged products for consumers in South Korea,...

Packaging companies in South Korea need to capitalize on consumers’ need for conveniently packaged products in single portion sizes that are convenient to eat...

Asia Pacific: Sugar found to be implicated in cardiovascular disease risk, say researchers

University of Otago researchers have uncovered evidence that sugar has a direct effect on risk factors for heart disease, including blood pressure, independent of...

Americas: Research finds portabellas found to lower glycemic responses when consumed with food

A preliminary study of the effects of mushroom ingestion on health conducted by University at Buffalo (UB) nutrition scientists and physiologists has found that...
- Advertisement -

EDITOR PICKS