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Could revised calorie content boost nut consumption?

Could revised calorie content boost nut consumption?

20 Jan 2020

Researchers from the USDA have discovered that tree nuts like almonds, cashews and pistachios may have fewer calories than previously thought, and food firms are starting to reflect this on pack. Could fewer calories prompt consumers to eat more nuts?

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Future Meat Technologies gets $14 million funding

Future Meat Technologies gets $14 million funding

17 Oct 2019

Future Meat Technologies has closed a $14 million Series A funding round led by S2G Ventures, a Chicago-based venture capital firm and one of the forces behind Beyond Meat's IPO, and Emerald Technology Ventures, a Swiss-based venture capital firm.

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Arla introduces Lacprodan ISO.WheyBar

Arla introduces Lacprodan ISO.WheyBar

26 Sep 2019

Arla Foods Ingredients says it is offering an easy way to give protein bars premium positioning.

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Tyson Foods launches protein snacks range

Tyson Foods launches protein snacks range

26 Sep 2019

Tyson Foods has launched a new line of functional refrigerated protein snacks under its new brand, Pact, created to help people harness the natural benefits of food.

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Pharmactive launches saffron extract

Pharmactive launches saffron extract

24 Sep 2019

Pharmactive Biotech Products has launched its Affron all-natural, non-GMO Spanish saffron extract (Crocus sativus L.) in the Asia-Pacific market.

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IFF Health launches new curcumin extract

IFF Health launches new curcumin extract

20 Sep 2019

IFF Health (formerly known as Frutarom Health) has introduced a new formulation of solubilized liquid curcumin extract in combination with Boswellia serrata.

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Prinova demonstrates global premix capabilities with innovative new formulations

Prinova demonstrates global premix capabilities with innovative new formulations

16 Sep 2019

To highlight their latest product innovations Prinova showcased a range of scientifically proven ingredients and custom formulations at this year’s Fi-Asia in Bangkok.

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Chr. Hansen: probiotics can help minimise flu cost

Chr. Hansen: probiotics can help minimise flu cost

2 Sep 2019

Chr. Hansen reports that a new health economics study shows that the intake of probiotics can help reduce the cost of flu-like sickness.

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Innova: functional nutrition is thriving

Innova: functional nutrition is thriving

30 Aug 2019

Nutrition that supports both physical and emotional wellbeing is thriving, believes Innova Market Insights. It can target different generations with more specific holistic approaches to help identify opportunities and optimize innovation.

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Baby food brands are turning to contract manufacturers for snacks and biscuits

Baby food brands are turning to contract manufacturers for snacks and biscuits

29 Aug 2019

Contract manufacturer of baby biscuits from Russia Joy-Co show that manufacturing of snack for kids from natural ingredients has great potential and a lot of benefits for brands.

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Research: US consumers using food to manage medical conditions

Research: US consumers using food to manage medical conditions

29 Aug 2019

While it is commonly understood that good nutrition promotes general health, consumers are becoming increasingly aware of how their food and beverage choices can help them manage and, in some cases, reverse certain medical conditions, according to heal...

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Researchers recommend wheat flour fortification

Researchers recommend wheat flour fortification

27 Aug 2019

Adding vitamin D to wheat flour would prevent 10 million new cases of vitamin D deficiency in England and Wales over the next 90 years, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

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