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27 Jan 2023
--- FrieslandCampina Professional is highlighting three global trends in the F&B industry: “Weastern Wonders,” a fusion of Eastern and Western influences within one dish; “Conscious Curiosity,” where... Read More
24 Jan 2023
--- The environmental contaminant per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been found in organic egg yolks from chicken farms in Denmark, flagging concerns that children who eat organic eggs are at risk.
20 Jan 2023
--- The University of Reading is encouraging British consumers and food producers to switch to bread containing faba beans, citing the option as a healthier, more sustainable alternative to imported soya beans, which are... Read More
19 Jan 2023
--- Plant cell tech firm Ayana Bio is pledging US$3 million to accelerate cacao bioactive production using cellular cultivation, part of a strategy to boost efforts in curbing the many challenges plaguing the cacao industry,... Read More
16 Jan 2023
--- Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered that genetically engineered rice with fewer stomata has better salt tolerance, allowing it to be grown in places it would otherwise fail.
16 Jan 2023
--- Israeli-based Believer Meats (formerly Future Meat Technologies), in partnership with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, has published a study in Nature Foods revealing the former’s production methods for... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Scientists have decoded the physical process when a piece of chocolate is eaten, as it changes from a solid into a smooth emulsion in the mouth. The researchers found that what makes chocolate “feel so good” is... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- A GEA-commissioned survey of 1,000 chefs in eleven countries has revealed the confidence of professional cooks in alternative proteins. Forty-three percent believe that the proportion of meals prepared with alternative... Read More
13 Jan 2023
--- Netherlands-based Anderson Advanced Ingredients unveils scientific findings on its product FiberSMART – a low glycemic non-GMO resistant dextrin with prebiotic properties available from tapioca or corn. A clinical... Read More
12 Jan 2023
--- Seeds of arabidopsis, a plant commonly used in genetic experiments, and sorghum, a nutrient-packed grain used for human consumption and animal feed, are being exposed inside and outside of the International Space Station... Read More
09 Jan 2023
--- Sucafina, a Swiss-based coffee company, and ProfilePrint, a Singapore-based AI-driven predictive and prescriptive food ingredient profiler have jointly co-invested in Csmart, a Brazilian developer of AI-powered image... Read More
05 Jan 2023
--- Tire wear from cars may “end up on our plate” and have the potential to toxify some plants we consume, warn environmental geoscientists from the Center for Microbiology and Environmental Systems Sciences (CMESS)... Read More
03 Jan 2023
--- A randomized clinical US trial studying the effects of climate impact labeling on fast food reveals that when presented with food marked as having a high impact on the climate, consumers will likely choose a different, more... Read More
03 Jan 2023
--- High-calorie foods, such as those high in fat, oil and sugar, can taste good but often cause overeating, leading to obesity and major health problems. Now researchers from the Osaka Metropolitan University in Japan have... Read More
14 Dec 2022
--- A new study to be published today in Environmental Health Perspectives, explores the relationship between pollination and healthy diets. Based in Boston, US, the researchers argue that inadequate pollination levels have... Read More
06 Dec 2022
--- New research delving into the benefits of almonds regarding weight management has addressed the multifaceted challenge of overweight and obesity. The study funded by the Almond Board of California demonstrated how almond... Read More
02 Dec 2022
--- Ninety-five percent of plant-based consumers have “increased or maintained their plant-based spend versus the prior year,” according to research conducted to understand plant-based shopper behavior and sentiment... Read More
18 Nov 2022
--- High amounts of salt in diets can significantly increase corticosterone – the equivalent of corticosteroid, the so-called “stress hormone” in humans – a mouse model study has revealed. Additionally,... Read More
14 Nov 2022
--- The European Food Information Council (EUFIC) has questioned a recent study on the impacts of a low-carb diet, stating that it misrepresents the health effects on patients with diabetes and may harm sufferers. The study... Read More
08 Nov 2022
--- Batches of seeds have been sent to space in a bid to develop new crops that can endure the ravages of climate change. The seeds are en route to the International Space Station today as part of a project headed by the... Read More