All news articles for September 01, 2016

Photo courtesy of Dr Paul Lohmann GmbH KG

Lohmann brings distribution back in house

By Hank Schultz

German ferric ingredients and specialty chemicals supplier Dr Paul Lohmann GmbH KG has announced a new supply arrangement for North America that brings brand representation back in house.

Photo: GODAN

Can harvesting data increase food security?

By Adi Menayang

Through speeches, exhibitions, and a hackathon, the Global Open Data on Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) initiative’s summit this month addresses how sharing data can help end hunger.

Photo: 3268zauber/Wikimedia Commons

Duckweed: A promising new source of plant-based protein?

By Adi Menayang

Researchers in Germany and India analyzed the nutritional value of duckweeds for human consumption, and found that “owing to the amino acid composition, the total protein of duckweeds qualifies as a high quality protein source for human nutrition.”

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