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Indulgence without virgin plastic: PepsiCo launches sustainable packaging for all snacks in Europe

27-Jan-2022 PepsiCo continues to drive the company's sustainable transformation. By 2030, the company will have eliminated the use of virgin plastic in all its snack packaging.[i] This goal applies to the Doritos and Lay's brands in the DACH region. To achieve this, only recycled or sustainable plastic ... more

Vegan innovations end up in the shopping basket for the sake of animal welfare and the environment

27-Jan-2022 Nestlé is providing new taste experiences on the veggie shelf beyond the international "Veganuary" promotion month. In a market test, fans of animal-free products were able to try the vegan egg alternative Garden Gourmet vEGGie and the completely plant-based shrimp Garden Gourmet Vrimp in s ... more

First of its kind study proves food intervention can be as effective as medications for lowering cholesterol

27-Jan-2022 High cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease, affects nearly 94 million Americans, and 1 in 2 adults over the age of 50.  While most doctors are quick to prescribe drugs (like statins) for treatment, a new study points to an effective food-based alternative for the millions of Am ... more

Is your seafood climate friendly?

27-Jan-2022 As a major source of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, food production has long occupied an important place in the climate-change discussion. Writing in BioScience, Alice Jones of the University of Adelaide, and an international team of scientists from the University and The Nature Conservanc ... more

UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

9-step blueprint proposes new genetic and food security guidelines for aquaculture

26-Jan-2022 The advent of the genome era and the demand for global food safety, has led to significant breakthroughs in the field of fish biology and biotechnology in the past decade. These discoveries have not only seen new theories developed, but provided solid technical support for the modern aquacu ... more

Calf personality, feeding, and growth: When one style doesn’t fit all

26-Jan-2022 In a natural setting, cows and nursing calves together set the feeding schedule for the calf, and calves wean gradually, completing weaning at varying ages. By contrast, in artificial rearing systems with minimal cow-calf contact, the weaning schedule may be strictly determined, with reduct ... more

Broccoli compound induces cell death in yeast, offers research path for cancer treatment

26-Jan-2022 Broccoli may contain advantages beyond nutrition. A molecule found in broccoli, cabbage and more digests down into DIM, a compound with brighter benefits than the name implies, such as inducing cell death in breast, prostate and colon cancer. Now, researchers are beginning to understand the ... more

Unilever cuts around 1500 management jobs

26-Jan-2022 Consumer goods group Unilever is cutting around 1,500 management jobs as part of an organizational realignment. The job cuts correspond to around one percent of the total workforce of most recently around 150,000 worldwide. As the company announced on Tuesday, in the future there will be fi ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

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Indulgence without virgin plastic: PepsiCo launches sustainable packaging for all snacks in Europe

27-Jan-2022 PepsiCo continues to drive the company's sustainable transformation. By 2030, the company will have eliminated the use of virgin plastic in all its snack packaging.[i] This goal applies to the Doritos and Lay's brands in the DACH region. To achieve this, only recycled or sustainable plastic ... more

UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

Kroger Announces 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

24-Jan-2022 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by ... more

Mondelēz International Releases Third Annual State of Snacking™ Report Highlighting Emerging Trends and Expanding Role Snacking Plays for Consumers

24-Jan-2022 Mondelēz International today announced the launch of the third annual State of Snacking™ report, a global consumer trends study examining year-over-year insights on how consumers make snacking decisions. This year’s report shows mindfulness and well-being considerations are increasingly imp ... more

Stevens AI expert to lead major project for NIH-funded Precision Nutrition and Health Hub

24-Jan-2022 A significant barrier to personalized nutrition is that when we learn the effects of a diet, we do not know to whom these results apply. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Stevens Institute of Technology AI expert Samantha Kleinberg will try to better understand the relatio ... more

HNRCA launches national center for precision health

24-Jan-2022 National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, as part of a five-year national effort supported by the National Institutes of Hea ... more

Cult brand M&M'S announces global commitment to a world where everyone feels they belong

24-Jan-2022 M&M'S, a brand from the Mars, Incorporated portfolio, announces its global commitment to creating a world where everyone feels they belong. The new brand purpose will further advocate for a diverse and inclusive society. For more than 80 years, M&M'S has been bringing people together throug ... more

Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

21-Jan-2022 Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new analysis by researchers from the NYU School of Global Public Healt ... more

2021 grant for new findings on FODMAPs

21-Jan-2022 The 2022 Scientific Award of the Association of German Industrial Bakeries goes to food chemist Dr. Lilit Ispiryan for her doctoral thesis on FODMAPS. The dissertation was written under the supervision of Prof. Elke Arendt at the University of Cork in Ireland. In his laudatory speech, Armin ... more

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UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

Lose weight with beer

25-Jan-2022 Beer makes you fat? "No!" says beer sommelier Tom von Bieren, "Beer contains relatively few calories. You just have to keep a few tips in mind, and it's even an incentive to slim down." The barley cold bowl has fewer calories than, for example, wine, apple juice and low-fat milk. There it m ... more

Kroger Announces 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

24-Jan-2022 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by ... more

Stevens AI expert to lead major project for NIH-funded Precision Nutrition and Health Hub

24-Jan-2022 A significant barrier to personalized nutrition is that when we learn the effects of a diet, we do not know to whom these results apply. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Stevens Institute of Technology AI expert Samantha Kleinberg will try to better understand the relatio ... more

HNRCA launches national center for precision health

24-Jan-2022 National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, as part of a five-year national effort supported by the National Institutes of Hea ... more

Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

21-Jan-2022 Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new analysis by researchers from the NYU School of Global Public Healt ... more

More beer in the glass with physics

21-Jan-2022 While foam is certainly desirable in the bathtub or on beer, preventing foam - for example in industrial processes - is a much-discussed topic. Often, oils or particles are added to liquids to prevent foaming. If these are harmful to health or the environment, they must be removed again usi ... more

A new book predicts the future of the food sector

20-Jan-2022 Rajeev Bhat's new book "Future Foods: Global Trends, Opportunities, and Sustainability Challenges" was released by Ülle Jaakma (Vice-Rector for Research) and Toomas Tiirats (Director, Institute of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Sciences) at Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu on Decem ... more

Celebrated barley came from a single plant

20-Jan-2022 The 200-year-old malting barley variety 'Chevalier' was for a long time world-leading in beer brewing and is thought to have originated from a single plant. In a new study, Swedish researchers from the universities of Linköping and Stockholm have investigated this claim. They have analysed ... more

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UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

Calf personality, feeding, and growth: When one style doesn’t fit all

26-Jan-2022 In a natural setting, cows and nursing calves together set the feeding schedule for the calf, and calves wean gradually, completing weaning at varying ages. By contrast, in artificial rearing systems with minimal cow-calf contact, the weaning schedule may be strictly determined, with reduct ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

Kroger Announces 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

24-Jan-2022 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by ... more

Stevens AI expert to lead major project for NIH-funded Precision Nutrition and Health Hub

24-Jan-2022 A significant barrier to personalized nutrition is that when we learn the effects of a diet, we do not know to whom these results apply. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Stevens Institute of Technology AI expert Samantha Kleinberg will try to better understand the relatio ... more

HNRCA launches national center for precision health

24-Jan-2022 National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, as part of a five-year national effort supported by the National Institutes of Hea ... more

Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

21-Jan-2022 Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new analysis by researchers from the NYU School of Global Public Healt ... more

A new book predicts the future of the food sector

20-Jan-2022 Rajeev Bhat's new book "Future Foods: Global Trends, Opportunities, and Sustainability Challenges" was released by Ülle Jaakma (Vice-Rector for Research) and Toomas Tiirats (Director, Institute of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Sciences) at Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu on Decem ... more

Grupo Costa acquires Juan Luna, a European market leader in all categories of sliced cold meats and snacks

20-Jan-2022 Grupo Empresarial Costa has acquired Juan Luna, a leading company in the European market in sliced cold meats and cheese and meat snacks. The company’s majority shareholder until now was Nazca Capital. This brand is thus added to the Costa Food Group holding, the only national meat purveyor ... more

Half of Brits limit their meat intake or don’t eat meat - as processed meat sales shrink back

20-Jan-2022 While locked down Brits sought comfort in breakfast and barbecue favourites such as sausages and burgers, according to new research from Mintel, meat reduction has returned to around the level seen in 2019, following a dip in 2020.    Just under half (49%) of Brits are now limiting their me ... more

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UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

Kroger Announces 10 Food Trend Predictions for 2022

24-Jan-2022 The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, today announced its 2022 Food Trends Report, which predicts emerging food trends, consumer behaviors and popular items for the year ahead. This fourth-annual report centers on the continued dominance of at-home meals, powered by ... more

Stevens AI expert to lead major project for NIH-funded Precision Nutrition and Health Hub

24-Jan-2022 A significant barrier to personalized nutrition is that when we learn the effects of a diet, we do not know to whom these results apply. Using artificial intelligence and machine learning, Stevens Institute of Technology AI expert Samantha Kleinberg will try to better understand the relatio ... more

HNRCA launches national center for precision health

24-Jan-2022 National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University, as part of a five-year national effort supported by the National Institutes of Hea ... more

Food labeling is lacking in online grocery retailers

21-Jan-2022 Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same labeling required for foods sold in brick-and-mortar stores, according to a new analysis by researchers from the NYU School of Global Public Healt ... more

A new book predicts the future of the food sector

20-Jan-2022 Rajeev Bhat's new book "Future Foods: Global Trends, Opportunities, and Sustainability Challenges" was released by Ülle Jaakma (Vice-Rector for Research) and Toomas Tiirats (Director, Institute of Veterinary Medicine & Animal Sciences) at Estonian University of Life Sciences, Tartu on Decem ... more

UW and Stanford researchers reveal findings of nationwide study of the relationship between food environment and healthy eating

19-Jan-2022 An estimated 19 million people in the U.S. live in so-called food deserts, which have lower access to healthy and nutritious food. More than 32 million people live below the poverty line — limiting their options to the cheapest food regardless of proximity to potentially healthier options. ... more

A compass for healthy food

19-Jan-2022 How natural a food product is plays a key role in how healthy it is perceived to be—not only by nutrition experts, but also by adolescents and young adults. At the same time, there is considerable variability in adolescents’ ratings of food products. These are the results of a new study con ... more

Basic income would not reduce people’s willingness to work

19-Jan-2022 A basic income would not necessarily mean that people would work less. This is the conclusion of a series of behavioural experiments by cognitive psychologist Fenna Poletiek, social psychologist Erik de Kwaadsteniet and cognitive psychologist Bastiaan Vuyk. They also found indications that ... more

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Indulgence without virgin plastic: PepsiCo launches sustainable packaging for all snacks in Europe

27-Jan-2022 PepsiCo continues to drive the company's sustainable transformation. By 2030, the company will have eliminated the use of virgin plastic in all its snack packaging.[i] This goal applies to the Doritos and Lay's brands in the DACH region. To achieve this, only recycled or sustainable plastic ... more

Vegan innovations end up in the shopping basket for the sake of animal welfare and the environment

27-Jan-2022 Nestlé is providing new taste experiences on the veggie shelf beyond the international "Veganuary" promotion month. In a market test, fans of animal-free products were able to try the vegan egg alternative Garden Gourmet vEGGie and the completely plant-based shrimp Garden Gourmet Vrimp in s ... more

First of its kind study proves food intervention can be as effective as medications for lowering cholesterol

27-Jan-2022 High cholesterol, a major risk factor for heart disease, affects nearly 94 million Americans, and 1 in 2 adults over the age of 50.  While most doctors are quick to prescribe drugs (like statins) for treatment, a new study points to an effective food-based alternative for the millions of Am ... more

Is your seafood climate friendly?

27-Jan-2022 As a major source of greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, food production has long occupied an important place in the climate-change discussion. Writing in BioScience, Alice Jones of the University of Adelaide, and an international team of scientists from the University and The Nature Conservanc ... more

UK global innovation leader for vegan food launches

26-Jan-2022 According to a new study by market research company Mintel, Germany is the fourth most innovative country worldwide for vegan food launches in 2021. The global innovation leader, however, is the United Kingdom: 24 percent of vegan food products were launched there last year, followed by Por ... more

9-step blueprint proposes new genetic and food security guidelines for aquaculture

26-Jan-2022 The advent of the genome era and the demand for global food safety, has led to significant breakthroughs in the field of fish biology and biotechnology in the past decade. These discoveries have not only seen new theories developed, but provided solid technical support for the modern aquacu ... more

Broccoli compound induces cell death in yeast, offers research path for cancer treatment

26-Jan-2022 Broccoli may contain advantages beyond nutrition. A molecule found in broccoli, cabbage and more digests down into DIM, a compound with brighter benefits than the name implies, such as inducing cell death in breast, prostate and colon cancer. Now, researchers are beginning to understand the ... more

Unilever cuts around 1500 management jobs

26-Jan-2022 Consumer goods group Unilever is cutting around 1,500 management jobs as part of an organizational realignment. The job cuts correspond to around one percent of the total workforce of most recently around 150,000 worldwide. As the company announced on Tuesday, in the future there will be fi ... more

Turning food waste into future fuels

25-Jan-2022 One third of the world's food is wasted each year, with around 7.6 million tonnes wasted in Australia alone. Harnessing this food waste is a major challenge that Murdoch research is working to address. If food waste was a country it would be the third largest greenhouse gas emitter, behind ... more

Oral immunotherapy induces remission of peanut allergy in some young children

25-Jan-2022 A clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that giving peanut oral immunotherapy to highly peanut-allergic children ages 1 to 3 years safely desensitized most of them to peanut and induced remission of peanut allergy in one-fifth. The immunotherapy consisted of a ... more

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