The search for low glycaemic and slowly digestible starch
continues, with scientists from Purdue University reporting a new
starch that may lead to smaller spikes in blood sugar and perhaps
ease hunger pangs.
DSM Food Specialities is launching a range of yeast-derived taste
potentiators called Sensarite, aimed at maintaining an authentic
taste profile in bakery and dairy products reformulated to be
better for health and nutrition.
The social context of consumer groups could contribute to the way
they perceive food products, according to a new study that examines
the differences between individualistic and collectivistic
A new Mediterranean diet packaging symbol was today launched in the
US, and is set to enjoy significant success from food manufacturers
keen to flag up products that meet the nutrition criteria of the
Increased competition has shifted the dynamics in the food
marketing chain over the past ten years, with consolidation
emerging as a major tactic as the industry strives to capture and
keep market share, says a new report published...
Scientists who identified the gene mutation behind orange, beta
carotene-rich cauliflower are investigating ways to apply their
knowledge to transgenic potatoes, with a view to developing more
nutritious stable foods.
The Sudanese ambassador to the US has threatened to withdraw the
supply of gum arabic, an emulsifier and stabiliser used by the food
industry, in response to a pledge to impose sanctions to help bring
an end to the bloodshed in Darfur.