- Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:47
Comprising hydrocolloids, protein and starch, the food thickeners market is expected to reach US$15.8 billion by 2022, reports Markets and Markets.
- Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 09:45
Crickets could become a functional protein ingredient to rival casein and whey in nutritional beverages and sports drinks, researchers suggest.
- Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:10
Medical cannabis has gained traction in recent years along the same timeframe that health food trends have sky rocketed. Marijuana is slowly taking its rightful place in the ranks as not only an extremely effective medication, but as a healthy food product as well.
- Published: Tuesday, 21 February 2017 07:08
Hong Kong’s quality assurance watchdog has teamed up with two foreign standards organizations to create a scheme to improve the traceability of products in a supply chain that sees more than 90% of its goods imported.
- Published: Friday, 10 February 2017 08:47
Food scientist Steve Witherly claims MSG is perfectly safe and stands fully behind his “Supersalt” mixture featuring nine parts salt, one part MSG, and a bit of disodium inosinate.
- Published: Friday, 10 February 2017 08:42
Having risen to become one of the world’s biggest producers of halal food, Thailand is now seeking to invest in halal production in neighbouring Cambodia.
No evidence of link between fruit and veg consumption and reduction in overall cancer cases: Major Japan study
- Published: Friday, 10 February 2017 08:37
There is insufficient evidence of a link between fruit and vegetable consumption and a reduction in the number of overall cancer cases, according to a pooled analysis of large-scale cohort studies from Japan.
- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 06:12
Two of Japan’s biggest conglomerates are planning huge expansion of their ‘beef bowl’ fast food chains across China in order to compensate for low growth in a saturated Japanese marketplace.
- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 06:10
Brands will place more emphasis on smaller pack sizes in 2017, according to Euromonitor International.
- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 04:15
A new study indicates that Korean teenagers who regularly consume energy drinks are at “great risk” of mental health problems, particularly when consumed in combination with junk food, researchers claim.
- Published: Tuesday, 24 January 2017 04:12
It’s no secret that the world has been consistently getting more and more fat over the years. In nearly every country obesity rates are on the rise and millions of people are dying from obesity-related issues every year.
- Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:22
Ready-to-eat therapeutic foods designed to boost the nutritional status of people with HIV in Thailand should contain clear health claims, be manufactured in a soft, or liquid form, and be easy to carry, a study conducted by the World Food Programme has reported.
- Published: Thursday, 19 January 2017 07:20
While long treasured for its medicinal properties in Asia, a new Taiwanese review has drawn attention to four species of the fungi Cordyceps, highlighting the mushrooms’ potential as a functional food targeting metabolic, liver, sexual, and bone/joint disorders.
- Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:14
Reports from Japan suggest officials are weighing up imposing stricter rules for the mandatory labelling of food items containing genetically modified foods.