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Europe: KHS to present self-learning filling valve at BrauBeviale

KHS will present a new, self-learning filling valve using artificial intelligence at BrauBeviale. The feasibility of this flexible valve has been verified by KHS in...

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...

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 –...

Europe: Prebiotic chicory root fiber maintains microbiota balance in children

A new study demonstrates that daily consumption of chicory root fiber in children aged three to six years, can keep the level of bifidobacteria...

Americas: Natural preservatives opens markets for producers, says anaylst

The food and beverage industry witnessed a revolution with the advent of artificial preservatives in the past, which facilitated mass production and widespread distribution,...

Americas: IFST updates information on stevia

The Institute of Food Science & Technology (IFST) has updated its Information Statement on Stevia, which covers EU regulatory changes to mid-2018. It also includes...