- Published: Friday, 12 August 2016 15:32
Gracilaria lemaneiformis, an edible algae in the category of seaweed are low-calorie and packed with nutrients. In addition, now scientists have found that a type of commercial red algae could help counteract food allergies.
- Published: Friday, 12 August 2016 15:28
Today’s food manufacturers are always looking for natural solutions to meet consumer demands for healthier products. What if there were a single ingredient that could help them do so? Introducing gelatin, a ‘one-stop’ solution for many product applications for the food industry. By Paul Stevens, global R&D and application director, Rousselot.
- Published: Thursday, 11 August 2016 12:41
Malaysia’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation has developed a traceability software to track the quality of its premium durians in order to boost exports.
- Published: Thursday, 11 August 2016 12:36
Argentina is celebrating the renewal of a beef deal with China, despite a crackdown on antibiotics contamination which saw a large shipment of its meat destroyed by China.
- Published: Tuesday, 22 November 2016 06:53
On-pack claims for ‘good fat’ are on the rise as manufacturers begin to tap in to changing consumer sentiment, says Mintel.
- Published: Tuesday, 22 November 2016 06:49
Improving the safety of the Bangladeshi fruit and vegetable sector is the target of a SWITCH-Asia project which runs until the end of 2019.
- Published: Tuesday, 15 November 2016 11:29
Despite economic growth and reduction in income poverty, calorie intakes and nutritional wellbeing are declining in China, warn researchers.
- Published: Monday, 14 November 2016 11:27
Haze from slash-and-burn agricultural has returned to Southeast Asia this year. Is it enough to wait for regulators to bring the (mainly palm oil) culprits to justice? Asian resource legal experts Rick Beckmann and Kresna Panggabean enter the storm.
- Published: Friday, 11 November 2016 11:16
Asian markets outside of China, notably South Korea and Japan, were the biggest buyers of US beef in July, according to trade data from the US Meat Export Federation.
- Published: Friday, 11 November 2016 11:05
The state of Maharashtra is considering imposing a so-called “fat tax” on fast food in a bid to push residents into eating more healthily.
- Published: Thursday, 10 November 2016 09:26
Japan’s billion dollar nori industry, which produces 350,000 tonnes of edible and nutraceutical seaweed lauded for a multitude of beneficial health effects, could have a new competitor…Norway.
- Published: Wednesday, 09 November 2016 17:23
A new buzzword is in town and Ravi Sawhney, founder and president-CEO of RKS Design, is using it to describe designers who have made a product that has an emotional connection with consumers.
- Published: Tuesday, 09 August 2016 08:06
Growing concerns over poor diet and obesity have seen increased efforts in creating front-of-package labels that are accurate and easy to understand. As history has shown, this may be easier said than done. By Dr Christina A. Roberto, Harvard School of Public Health
- Published: Thursday, 04 August 2016 03:31
With consumers becoming more health conscious than ever, manufacturers have to react by value-adding their products using functional ingredients. The key to success will lie in identifying the trends.
- Published: Thursday, 04 August 2016 03:14
The 13th Five-year Plan for the Potato Industry (2016-2020) was released recently, putting forward the development strategy, direction and focus of China’s potato industry in the next 5 years.