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Study reveals 36% of diners read calorie information at restaurants

Study reveals 36% of diners read calorie information at restaurants

A study published in the American Journal of Public Health shows that 36.4% of consumers read calorie information at restaurants, but that those who do read it use the information.The researchers conducted a cross-sectional analysis

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Vitamin D deficiency dangerous for brain

Vitamin D deficiency dangerous for brain

Recent study led researchers at University of Kentucky suggests that low amounts of vitamin D in body may be dangerous for brain.The study shows that in addition to being essential for maintaining bone health, vitamin

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Hershey launches Iconic Jolly Rancher Brand in India

Hershey launches Iconic Jolly Rancher Brand in India

The Hershey Company, renowned chocolate-maker, has launched its iconic Jolly Rancher confectionery brand in India. This is the brand’s first expansion outside the North America in its 65-year-old history.Launched by Hershey India, the American company’s

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Nestlé joins recycling network to combat waste

Nestlé joins recycling network to combat waste

Nestlé is helping to reduce waste and boost responsible disposal in Chile by supporting a new recycling network.The company has backed the ‘Collective Recycling Project’, which aims to recycle about 1,200 tonnes of waste per

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Sugar-sweetened beverages may increase endometrial cancer risk

Sugar-sweetened beverages may increase endometrial cancer risk

A study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention shows that postmenopausal women who consumed sugar-sweetened beverages may be more likely to develop the most common type of endometrial cancer compared with women who did

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Think consumer-friendly name for irradiated food – Zagade

Think consumer-friendly name for irradiated food – Zagade

Association of Food Scientists and Technologists India (AFSTI) Mumbai Chapter had organised a seminar on food irradiation technology in Mumbai. The seminar was inaugurated by Mahesh Zagade, Food Safety Commissioner, Maharashtra.Chief guest Zagade urged the

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Food security should be protected: Anand Sharma

Food security should be protected: Anand Sharma

The Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Anand Sharma, in a statement strongly underlining India’s concerns at a meeting of the G-33 in Bali on the eve of the 9th Ministerial Conference of the World

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New enzyme technology naturally secures significant freshness improvements in packaged bread

New enzyme technology naturally secures significant freshness improvements in packaged bread

Novozymes, a biotech-based company, headquartered in Denmark announced the launch of two new solutions to enhance freshness in packaged bread. Novozymes Sensea and Novamyl 3D are independent yet complementary solutions that together achieve a new

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DSM sells entire stake in rice fortification venture to its partner

DSM sells entire stake in rice fortification venture to its partner

The Bühler Technology Group, a major player in the field of process technology has acquired the 50% stake in Wuxi NutriRice Co. Ltd. This stake was held up to now by Bühler’s partner Royal DSM.

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Tamil Nadu to grow as food processing Hub

Tamil Nadu to grow as food processing Hub

The food processing industry in India has attracted foreign direct investments (FDI) worth $1,970.09 million between April 2000 and July 2013.The latest data published by Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), which suggests the