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Americas: RTD coffee drinkers want functionality in beverages, report

US ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee consumers want options that include antioxidants (47%), promote brain health (40%), are anti-inflammatory (35%) or have added probiotics (30%), according...

Asia Pacific: Probiotic beverages showcase at Vitafoods Asia 2018

Studies have shown that some probiotics, which are live microorganisms that confer health benefits when consumed, could relieve the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome,...

Asia Pacific: US, Singapore partner on dairy innovation

The US Dairy Export Council (USDEC) and the Food Innovation and Resource Centre (FIRC) at Singapore Polytechnic signed a partnership agreement in May 2018...

Asia Pacific: Proteins may create better brew, say researchers

The transformation of barley grains into beer typically requires starring water, yeast and hops. Now, scientists are saying proteins can someday lead to a...

Europe: Researchers convert lactose into alcohol

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have developed a patented technology which uses lactic acid bacteria to efficiently convert lactose...

Europe: Dairy trends, ‘fizzy milk’ in China, report

Turmeric latte, or 'golden milk', was 2017’s dairy-based sensation. The golden-hued drink featured on menus of trendy cafés, and also emerged in chilled packaged...

Americas: Researchers could remove sulfites from wine

Since the time of the Roman Empire, winemakers have added sulfites to preserve their products. Sulfites, a class of compounds including sulfur dioxide and...

Asia Pacific: Researchers create an alcoholic beverage from soy

A research team from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has successfully turned tofu whey, a liquid that is generated from the production of...

Asia Pacific: India’s wine sector to grow rapidly, report

Rising purchasing power and the increasing impact of westernization are set to boost the Indian wine sector in the years to come, finds research...

Europe: GEA to showcase Brewery Advanced concept at show

At drinktec 2017, GEA will share the Brewery Advanced concept using its technology and a process design. This results to more brews in the lauter...