- 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.
- Published: Thursday, 15 December 2016 04:55
Bangladesh’s food ministry will join the International Food Policy Research Institute (Ifpri) and an American university to launch a comprehensive food security research project to address food security in the country.
- Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2016 04:46
As Bangladesh grapples with the problem of stunted growth in children, a United Nations expert has called for a boost in animal protein consumption to tackle the crisis.
- Published: Wednesday, 14 December 2016 04:44
A four-year survey from India shows that 75-80% of women have inadequate vitamin D levels in their blood.
- Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2016 04:44
Asia will remain the biggest engine of growth in the grocery market with sales expected to exceed those of Europe and North America combined within five years, according to new forecasts.
- Published: Tuesday, 13 December 2016 03:49
A Mintel report shows that the Chinese snack food sector is fragmented, with the top 10% companies accounting for only 11.7% of market share.
TheRicebowl.Asia’s Take: More food manufacturers should come up with functional snacks to take advantage of the huge room in the market. Existing players need to educate the consumers about the benefits of their foods in order to increase the demands and penetrate the market deeper.
- Published: Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:45
To ‘continue neglecting nutrition’ is incompatible with the World Health Organization’s goal of reducing tuberculosis (TB) by 90% by 2035, a leading academic from India has claimed.
- Published: Wednesday, 07 December 2016 07:43
Crabapple extract has been show to lower cholesterol in obese mice which were fed a high-fat diet, researchers in China have revealed.
- Published: Wednesday, 07 December 2016 01:57
As Vietnam’s 93m population grows in size and purchasing power, healthy soft drinks are becoming more attractive for food and beverage sector investors.