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Fish oil fights depression, more evidence

Remember your mother telling you: "Eat your fish. It's good for your brain." She may just have been right. Scientists think they have evidence...

Cranberries, the top antioxidant source

The little red berry, the unremitting companion to our Christmas turkey, may be better for us than the accompanying broccoli , US researchers report this...

WTO trade talks, a challenge for agriculture

The successful launch of the new round of world trade talks is good news for the economies of the UK, the European Union and the...

Moderate drinking helps arteries

Further evidence to support the view that the odd tipple may help, rather than harm, the body was presented this week by the National Institute...

ANZFA launches labelling campaign

Australian health minister Annette King launched on Wednesday an information poster, developed by the Australia New Zealand Food Authority (ANZFA), to help consumers understand new...

Danisco pilot plant for starter cultures

Danish ingredients company Danisco is accelerating the development of starter cultures to the dairy industry and other food industry customers with the opening of a...

Fruit extracts fit the bill

Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group (ITG) unveiled its newly developed range of fruit extract powders at Food Ingredients Europe last week in London. The cranberry...

Treatt not so bananas

UK flavour specialist Treatt promoted its new natural banana distillate at the FiE in London last week. The company boasts that recent have confirmed...

Oats to kickstart kids grey matter

Children who eat oatmeal as opposed to cold cereal or no breakfast at all perform better on memory tasks, according to new research findings announced...

Nutritional whey from Borculo Domo

Whey derivative producer Borculo Domo Ingredient introduced a new range of brand names at the Food Ingredients Europe 2001 exhibition in London last week. ...

Carob fibre hits the shelves

Specialty ingredients manufacturer, Nutrinova presented its Caromax™ dietary fiber at this year's FiE exhibition. This new ingredient enables Nutrinova to offer food manufacturers a total...

Aquaceuticals, the new drinks concept

German flavour group WILD announced recently the launch of a new product group for the breakfast and lunch drink segment. With ACE drinks, in...

Blackberry flavours for ice cream

US dairy company Mayfield Dairy Farms launched a new ice cream flavour onto the market this month. Blackberry Cobbler has a base vanilla ice...

ARS looks for pectin partners

Food processing ingredient pectin could be made in the US instead of overseas for the first time in a decade, if a business partner to...

Boysenberry - the next fruity food fad?

Fruit ingredient company J.O. Sims Ltd. has introduced the taste of New Zealand boysenberries to the UK consumer. The company teamed up with two...

Food security forecasts investigated

In this paper written for the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) ,Professor Alex F. McCalla, University of California, Davis, and L. Revoredo, University of...

New potato based starches from National Starch

UK starch company National Starch launched two new potato-based starches at the FiE 2001 in London last week. Novation 6600 and National 10270-4 form...

Quest flavours

Flavour company Quest International introduced globally this month its new range of 25 High Impact Taste (HIT) flavours Ingredients or ` Hifi aromatics ' for...

WFP plans large scale food relief for Zimbabwe

The U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday it was planning a massive relief food operation for more than half a million mainly rural...

RSSL launches screen service

UK research centre Reading Scientific Services Ltd is to add irradiation testing to its portfolio of analytical services for the food industry. The company...

Calcium complex from Glanbia

Irish food ingredients company Glanbia ingredients presents at the FiE show in London this week a natural milk mineral complex. Called TruCal the ingredient is...

Britons turn to comfort food, National Food survey reveals

Britons snack more, drink more and eat out more in a rush for comfort food that could set waistlines bulging, a survey said on Monday....

Consumer supports Scandinavian organic market

Revenues relating to the Scandinavian market for fresh organic vegetables are forecast to double in the near future as consumer demand for organic foods continues...

Colon cancer drops but obesity rises

Colon cancer rates in the United States have been dropping in recent years, and although many Americans are changing their eating habits there are more...