eptin, the satiety or appetite-suppressant hormone, is secreted by the adipose tissue at levels proportional to the body’s fat reserves and regulates appetite by controlling the feeling of fullness. It is transported to the brain by tanycytes – cells which it enters by attaching to the Lep ... more
Climate change, obesity, child labour, plastic pollution and so on - these are all problems and costs that we do not take into account when buying food. How can these hidden costs be integrated so that we pay the real price for our food and thus fully cover the real costs of our food?
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The research commissioned by EIT Food, the world's largest food innovation ecosystem, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), surveyed over 2,000 18-24 year olds from across the UK, France, Germany, Poland and Spain. The findings point to a generation that is ... more
After a challenging previous financial year, Lindt & Sprüngli is reporting again positive results. In the first half of 2021, the chocolate manufacturer responded with speed, innovative strength, and flexibility to the unchanged demanding environment during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thanks to ... more
US consumers are prioritizing restaurants that offer value and familiarity, both of which can be delivered by working with well-known packaged brands.
Packaged food and drink brands can lend a helping hand as the US foodservice industry recovers from the challenges brought on by the pandemi ... more
Securing the food supply is the explicit goal of the joint venture between Endress+Hauser and Hahn-Schickard. To this end the two partners have now founded the company Endress+Hauser BioSense GmbH. Its aim is to make rapid on-site molecular analyses possible, which can be used, for example, ... more
The owners of Dr. August Oetker KG have decided to split the Oetker Group into two independent groups.
Dr. August Oetker KG and, inter alia, the Dr. August Oetker Nahrungsmittel KG, Conditorei Coppenrath & Wiese KG, the Radeberger Gruppe KG with its beverage retail and whole sale businesses ... more
The British government has announced plans for daily COVID-19 testing of critical food industry workers, allowing those who test negative to continue working even after they've been in close contact with people infected with the virus.
The government said Thursday night that it has identifi ... more
The chief executive of Unilever on Thursday said the global consumer goods giant remains ``fully committed'' to doing business in Israel, distancing himself from this week's announcement by the company's Ben & Jerry's ice cream brand to stop serving Israeli settlements in the occupied West ... more
Study at the Federal University of São Paulo developed a recipe combining chickpea flour and psyllium, a plant-derived soluble fiber. The product is nourishing and rated highly by consumers in qualitative surveys.
Gluten is a protein complex found in cereals such as wheat, rye and barley. I ... more