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Study: dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome

Study: dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome

25 Jan 2018

Consumption of dietary fibre can prevent obesity, metabolic syndrome and adverse changes in the intestine by promoting growth of “good” bacteria in the colon, according to a study led by Georgia State University.

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EFSA rejects Unilever black tea health claim

EFSA rejects Unilever black tea health claim

24 Jan 2018

The EFSA Panel concluded that a cause and effect relationship had not been established between the consumption of black tea and maintenance of normal endothelium-dependent vasodilation.

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Cargill to repurpose starches, sweeteners plant

Cargill to repurpose starches, sweeteners plant

24 Jan 2018

Cargill plans to diversify its product portfolio at its starches and sweeteners plant in Krefeld (Germany) with products such as vegetable wheat protein, specialized industrial wheat starches and advanced bio-fuel.

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Veripan claims major breakthrough in sourdough development

Veripan claims "major breakthrough" in sourdough development

24 Jan 2018

Veripan has announced what it describes as a major breakthrough in sourdough development with its all-in-one natural biopreservative solution, Panatura Protect.

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Campden BRI releases food safety training survey results

Campden BRI releases food safety training survey results

23 Jan 2018

Campden BRI and Alchemy in partnership with BRC Global Standards, SGS, SQF, TSI, NSF – Latin America and GMA – SEF have released the results of the fifth annual global survey of food safety training.

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Nestlé Japan launches Ruby chocolate version of KitKat

Nestlé Japan launches Ruby chocolate version of KitKat

23 Jan 2018

Nestlé Japan has launched the Ruby chocolate version of its KitKat brand in KitKat Chocolatory stores in Japan and South Korea, as well as online.

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CFI: dangerous trust deficit with food industry

CFI: "dangerous trust deficit" with food industry

23 Jan 2018

While food companies, federal regulatory agencies and farmers are held responsible for ensuring the health and safety of food, not all are trusted to get the job done, according to new research from The Center for Food Integrity (CFI).

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Bayn signs JV for China sugar reduction

Bayn signs JV for China sugar reduction

22 Jan 2018

Bayn Europe has signed a joint venture agreement with real estate development company HuaHe International Asset Management to introduce sugar reduction to the China market.

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Barry Callebaut celebrates 10th birthday in China

Barry Callebaut celebrates 10th birthday in China

22 Jan 2018

Barry Callebaut is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its chocolate factory in China, a $20 million investment, inaugurated in January 2008.

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Arjuna launches vegetable oil preservative

Arjuna launches vegetable oil preservative

22 Jan 2018

Arjuna Naturals Extracts has launched its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation, hydrolytic rancidity and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils.

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Cargill opens first food-grade potassium chloride operation

Cargill opens first food-grade potassium chloride operation

19 Jan 2018

To meet increasing consumer demand for lower sodium food options, Cargill has opened its first food-grade potassium chloride operation at its Watkins Glen, N.Y. salt plant.

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Britvic launches “A Healthier Everyday”

Britvic launches “A Healthier Everyday”

19 Jan 2018

Britvic has announced the launch of “A Healthier Everyday”, its new sustainable business programme which the company says builds on its commitment to help consumers make healthier choices.

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