- 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.
Probiotics and Alzheimer’s: Personalised nutrition tipped to become crucial area of treatment research
- Published: Wednesday, 18 January 2017 03:11
Modulation of gut microbiota through personalised diet or probiotic intervention will increasingly become a key focus for treating brain disorders including Alzheimer’s Disease, Chinese academics have concluded in a new review.
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:15
ALBA: The US$44bil palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the maker of Nutella.
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:12
The US Grains Council (USGC) is ramping up international sales expansion efforts for US generated dried distiller’s grains with solubles (DDGS) after a slowdown in Chinese sales due to a trade dispute.
Aquatic plant potential: Why duckweed could become a source of protein and omega-3 beyond South East Asia
- Published: Tuesday, 17 January 2017 07:35
Duckweed has long been consumed as an inexpensive protein and source of omega-3 in three South East Asia countries, but now researchers are questioning if it has the potential to be adopted by south Asian and even Western consumers too.
- Published: Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:52
In the last few years, dozens of edible insect start-ups have popped up in western countries to supply a new wave of interest in bugs as food. This market is now in need of regulation, promotion and support.
- Published: Wednesday, 04 January 2017 07:47
Researchers at Oregon State have patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when it's cooked. The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows quickly.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:49
Robin Food app connects supermarkets with non-governmental and charitable organisations to help reduce food wastage and feed the hungry.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:43
A research report has slammed India’s biggest food and beverage manufacturers for not fighting hard enough to combat over- and undernutrition.
- Published: Thursday, 29 December 2016 03:41
Thailand could be one of the world’s five biggest food exporters in the next 20 years—a significant jump for a country that is currently in 13th place in terms of export value.
- Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 03:23
Texturants are becoming increasingly used in food and beverage applications as they can improve product mouthfeel and texture. What are texturants, and how can manufacturers benefit from their use?
- Published: Wednesday, 21 December 2016 03:17
Many consumers still believe that fruit juice contains large amounts of added sugars: a myth that the industry needs to address, according to Unijus.
- Published: Thursday, 15 December 2016 06:33
A report from TechSci Research says that the ice cream market in India will grow with a CAGR of 17.03% from 2016 to 2021.