Seed flours derived from Chardonnay grapes and black raspberries
could be used to develop natural preservatives to improve stability
and consumer acceptance of fish oils, report researchers from the
Agricultural giant Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) announced
today that it is to build a new cocoa processing facility in Ghana,
in a move expected to diversify and expand the firm's global cocoa
origination and processing...
The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization has warned
that the intensification of agricultural methods and
standardisation of products putting genetic diversity at risk,
which could compromise food security in the...
Determining the regulatory status of salt and developing methods to
detect low levels of trans fats in foods have been flagged up as
priorities by the US food regulatory agency in a report issued this
The International Probiotics Association has placed a new executive
director at the helm who is looking to bring transparency and
self-regulation to the growing global market for so-called friendly
Folic acid does not decrease the risk of benign colorectal tumours
and may increase the likelihood of contracting some types
of tumours, say researchers - but the supplements industry urges
caution in light of documented benefits.
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.
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