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Americas: The young still like their sweet drinks, report

Although children and adults drank less sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) from 2003 and 2014, researchers find consumption remains high among adolescents and young adults, and...

Europe: Antimicrobial resistance research wins award

Professor Frank Møller Aarestrup from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, has been awarded the Nils Foss Excellence Prize 2017 worth EUR...

Europe: Healthy eating remains strong among consumers, report

Healthy nutrition, clean and clear labels, sustainability, convenience, Big Data, and evolving social trends such as eating at home are driving the North American...

Asia Pacific: Vietnam tests new flavors in beer clubs, report

Vietnamese beer drinkers are increasingly picking up premium and superpremium products from shelves, with premium beer consumption rocketing to 10 million hectoliters in 2016,...

Middle East: Digitization, data “bury the food bug”, says Ecolab

The adoption of new technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) Big Data and Data Science will ensure food safety, improve sustainability and...

Asia Pacific: Improve diets urgently for undernourished people, report

The Asia-Pacific region, home to most of the world's undernourished people, needs urgent action to improve diets and reset its food systems which are...

Europe: Wholegrains found to fight against inflammation

When overweight adults exchange refined grain products – such as white bread and pasta – with whole grain varieties, they eat less, they lose...

Asia Pacific: China, India grow in organic sector

Some Asian organic food markets are reporting double-digit growth rates, with regional sales poised to reach US$10 billion in the coming years, finds Ecovia...

Americas: “Sugar-glass” film uses viruses to kill germs in food

With antibiotic resistance on the rise, bacterial contamination of food is becoming more problematic. Scientists report that they have developed an antibacterial 'sugar-glass' coating...

Asia Pacific: Chinese city dwellers are more mindful of their health, report

Research from Mintel reveals that 76% of urban Chinese consumers surveyed have developed a habit of doing sport and fitness activities. Running (39%) is...
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