Up to 40% of obesity in children is inherited from parents - irrespective of wealth and social status, new research has found.
People waste a fifth of finished food products either through discarding or over-consumption, according to a new study, with livestock production also responsible for massive inefficiency.
Reporting effective approaches to tackle deep-rooted poverty and child labor in the cocoa sector should take precedence over shock headlines, writes ConfectioneryNews’ editor.
Growing public interest in fermented foods in Spain and France is not being seized upon by European food companies and retailers because they are too “risk averse and conservative”, according to the author of a new report into the trend.
The stability of stevia’s sweet-tasting molecule rebaudioside A is adversely affected by light exposure, say researchers, but light-protective packaging could be the answer.
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Condition-specific probiotics backed up by clinical trials remain rare. Heart health strain LRC is an exception that has created multiple functional food opportunities.
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2017 marks 100 years of Malaysian palm oil. In 1917 the first commercial oil palm plantation was established at Tennamaram. This year the Malaysian palm oil industry celebrates its centenary.Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong, Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities, knows the history of oil palm in Malaysia well. Palm oil has played an important role in the successful development of his home state of Perak, whether in oil palm plantations or downstream processing.