» ‘We anticipate great demand’: Kerry and Renaissance BioSciences ink partnership on acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme
07/12/18 13:58 from FoodNavigator RSS
Irish taste and nutrition company Kerry has signed a licensing agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp to manufacture, sell and distribute Renaissanceâs non-GMO acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme, Acryleast.
» UK food and drink exports rise
07/12/18 13:29 from FoodNavigator RSS
UK food and drink exports increased by 1.8% from January to September this year - "a very creditable performance", according to trade association The Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
» Russian poultry industry in for tough 2019
07/12/18 13:19 from FoodNavigator RSS
Russian poultry production may fall by 2% to 3% or 100,000 tonnes (t) in 2019, as the domestic market oversaturated and small-scale poultry farms have to cut production or even stop operation, according to an industry expert.
» Healthier, tastier and safe – but will consumers accept microwave drying?
07/12/18 13:17 from FoodNavigator RSS
Non-thermal food processing technologies â such as microwave drying â offer a number of functional benefits. But a new study conducted across three European countries has found consumers are resistant to the use of these techniques.
» AHDB poll reveals UK’s lack of appetite for treated meat imports
07/12/18 10:58 from FoodNavigator RSS
Over half of the UK public have admitted that they would buy less meat from supermarkets if hormone- and chlorine-treated products were introduced in a post-Brexit deal, according to an Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)...
» Future food predictions; fighting malnutrition & nano guidance: A round-up of EU news & views
07/12/18 10:46 from FoodNavigator RSS
What will food and farming in 2030 look like? The Commission makes its predictions; the EU opens a centre to fight global malnutrition and guidance for manufacturers using nanoparticles is published. This is our round-up of news and view...
» What are the benefits of seaweed?
06/12/18 23:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Seaweed contains many nutrients and vitamins. Adding it to the diet can help people with thyroid function, diabetes, and weight loss. Learn more here.
» What foods protect the liver?
06/12/18 22:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Some foods and drinks can help protect liver health. These include coffee, oatmeal, grapes, nuts, and fatty fish, among others. Learn more about the foods and drinks that are good for liver health here.
» Hazelnuts improve older adults' micronutrient levels, study shows
06/12/18 18:56 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Older adults who added hazelnuts to their diet for a few months significantly improved their levels of two key micronutrients.
» Want More Easy Protein? Go Eat a Bug
06/12/18 18:29 from WebMD Health Channel - Diet & Weight Management
The movement to encourage eating of insects — and to make it not weird, but a common practice (as it already is in other parts of the world) -- is clearly under way in the U.S.
» Obesity intervention needed before pregnancy
06/12/18 16:59 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
New research supports the need for dietary and lifestyle interventions before overweight and obese women become pregnant.
» Elevated hormone flags liver problems in mice with methylmalonic acidemia
06/12/18 16:48 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Researchers have discovered a hormone in a mouse study that can be used immediately to can help doctors predict how severely patients with the rare disease methylmalonic acidemia are affected and when to refer them for liver transplants....
» Nestlé to create Institute of Packaging Sciences to tackle global waste problem
06/12/18 14:27 from FoodNavigator RSS
NestlÃ says it is going to address the growing packaging waste problem by creating a NestlÃ Institute of Packaging Sciences, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
» Barry Callebaut announces 44% of cocoa beans in its supply chain sustainably sourced
06/12/18 14:14 from FoodNavigator RSS
Swiss chocolate manufacturer says itâs on target to be 100% sustainable by 2025 after releasing its Forever Chocolate Progress report.
» What is a pescatarian diet?
06/12/18 14:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
A pescatarian diet involves eating fish, as a main source of protein, alongside vegetables and other plant-based foods. Learn more about the health benefits of this diet, its environmental impact, and potential risks. We also highlight t...
» Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed
06/12/18 13:51 from ScienceDaily: Nutrition News
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest...
» HiE: Mindful consumers look to boost holistic health with food and drink
06/12/18 13:50 from FoodNavigator RSS
Consumers are choosing food and drink to boost their mood and clear their mind, both physically and ethically, according to new research revealed at HiE Europe.
» What are the benefits of bone broth?
06/12/18 12:00 from Nutrition/Agriculture News From Medical News Today
Bone broth has a high vitamin and mineral content. The benefits of consuming bone broth include better joint protection, reduced inflammation, and better sleep. Learn more about the benefits of bone broth here.
» Belgium joins countries calling on the European Commission to act on deforestation
06/12/18 09:47 from FoodNavigator RSS
Initiative also calls on the EC to propose a due diligence regulation for the cocoa sector and link between human rights violations and deforestation.
» From food scraps to bioplastic: UK government calls for industry co-investment to meet £60m injection
06/12/18 08:33 from FoodNavigator RSS
The UK government is investing Â60 million (â67.5m) to projects turning food and farming waste into sustainable plastic but is calling on industry to provide âsignificant co-investmentâ.