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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...

Europe: Researchers to extract protein from grass for human consumption

In a project headed by DTU Food, researchers and companies are working together to find a profitable way to extract protein from grass and...

Americas: Researcher discovers soy-based adhesive with strong bonds

A new soy-based adhesive created in Jonathan Wilker’s lab at Purdue University could solve such problems pertaining to having cake pieces stick together in...

Asia Pacific: Malaysian companies to create low GI flatbread

Holista CollTech and Bursa Malaysia-listed Kawan Food Berhad (Kawan Food) will produce healthy Asian flatbreads, including roti canai, roti and chappati, for local and...

Europe: Paperboard packaging found to be more green than plastic, study

Study shows using paperboard instead of plastic can reduce a packaging’s climate impact by 99%. For people who influence the choice of packaging material, this...

Americas: Researchers find large food portion sizes prevail in five countries studied

A new multi-country study finds that large, high-calorie portion sizes in fast food and full service restaurants is not a problem unique to the...

Americas: Researchers make more stevia using yeast

A report in American Chemical Society's Synthetic Biology describes a way to prepare large quantities of stevia using yeast, which would cut out the...