Choco Treasure brings whimsy of chocolate wrapped toys to U.S. legally

Choco Treasure brings whimsy of chocolate wrapped toys to U.S. legally

By Elizabeth Crawford

Thanks to a little ingenuity, Candy Treasure has brought to the U.S. legally a line of much-loved chocolate surprise eggs and sports balls filled with whimsical small toys that, until now, FDA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission banned in America.

Super Bowl ad a win for Mexican avocados

Super Bowl ad a win for Mexican avocados

By Maggie Hennessy

Two months following the premiere of the first-ever fresh produce TV advertisement during the Super Bowl as part of a $46 million marketing campaign, Avocados From Mexico (AFM) says its big investment is paying off as avocado imports are up by record...

Quorn vigorously denies allegations in wrongful death lawsuit

Quorn 'categorically rejects' allegations in wrongful death lawsuit

By Elaine Watson

Quorn Foods has launched a vigorous defense of its ‘mycoprotein’ meat substitutes in the wake of a wrongful death lawsuit filed in California by the parents of Miles Bengco, an 11-year-old boy alleged to have had a severe allergic reaction to one of its...

MycoTechnology launched its latest innovation—MycoSmooth tea, a beta glucan-enhanced fermented green tea—at Expo West

Blue Pacific, MycoTechnology ink partnership deal

By Maggie Hennessy

Natural flavoring manufacturer Blue Pacific Flavors will distribute MycoTechnology Inc.’s full food technology portfolio as part of a global strategic partnership announced this month.

A new method for cooking rice that could slash calories by increasing levels of resistant starch may have applications for food companies using rice.

Changing how rice is cooked could cut calories

By Nathan Gray

A novel cooking and cooling process for rice could help slash the number of calories absorbed by the body by more than half by increasing levels of resistant starch, say researchers.

The US and New Zealand and want a formal ruling

USA and New Zealand take on Indonesia at WTO over meat restrictions

By Keith Nuthall

The USA and New Zealand have joined forces in asking the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to create a disputes settlement body, ruling on whether Indonesian import restrictions on livestock, meat and other food products breaks global commerce rules.

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The GMO factor is beginning to impact fiber choices, says Beneo

By Elaine Watson

While multiple factors from price to functionality determine which fiber is best for any given application, chicory root fiber (inulin) is gaining ground with many food formulators owing to its non-GMO credentials and the fact that consumers see it as...

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