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Scientists design low cost powerless system to heat food in remote areas

Scientists design low cost powerless system to heat food in remote areas

Lack of heating sources at remote places with no access or uncertain access to power sources is an inconvenience faced by many, especially in remote areas like the North East A new low-cost heating system

Interview
“We expect the sports nutrition category to reach Rs 4000 Cr in India by 2026”

“We expect the sports nutrition category to reach Rs 4000 Cr in India by 2026”

Soumava Sengupta, Chief Executive Officer, Pursuit of Wellness India has been witnessing a rise in the number of companies and startups looking to serve the increasing demand for protein supplements, triggered by a rise in

Food
LifeSpice launches India’s first science-backed spice mixes

LifeSpice launches India’s first science-backed spice mixes

Company aspires to capture 30% of garam masala market by 2030 Chennai-based startup LifeSpice India has announced the pan India launch of ‘LifeSpice’ - India’s first science-backed spice mixes in the presence of Ganeshan Varadarajan

Research
Scientists develop new healthy vegetable snack

Scientists develop new healthy vegetable snack

For supporting sustainability in the agri-food sector    A new healthy vegetable snack, drawing on innovation from Australia’s national science agency Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) together with startup Nutri V, will see

Allied Industry
Phyx44 raises $1.2M to develop animal-free milk proteins and fats

Phyx44 raises $1.2M to develop animal-free milk proteins and fats

Betting on microbial fermentation as the best way to replicate dairy Bengaluru-based startup Phyx44 has raised $1.2 million in seed round of funding to develop animal-free milk proteins and fats for use in dairy products. Phyx44

Technologies
Honing Academic Expertise for Alternative Proteins

Honing Academic Expertise for Alternative Proteins

New technologies and innovations seldom break through all at once. Instead, they gradually gain traction among the populace according to a pattern that can be visualised as an adoption curve. And the adoption of alternative

Nutritionals
Fighting Diabetes with Fibre and Protein Fortified Foods

Fighting Diabetes with Fibre and Protein Fortified Foods

Extensive research supports the common-sense notion that a healthy lifestyle can prevent or treat many diseases. A diet high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and plant protein which is low in processed carbs, added sugars

Nutritionals
Korea strengthens personalised nutrition services

Korea strengthens personalised nutrition services

Hologram Sciences and Maeil Health Nutrition enter strategic partnership Hologram Sciences, a consumer-facing personalised nutrition company, and Maeil Health Nutrition are joining forces in a strategic partnership to deliver personalised nutrition solutions to the Korean

Research
New sugar substitutes in citrus offer opportunities to F&B industry

New sugar substitutes in citrus offer opportunities to F&B industry

Replacing and reducing sugar in processed foods is a long-term goal of both the healthcare system and food and beverage industry Finding natural, non-caloric sugar substitutes is desirable but challenging. However, researchers at the University

Research
Study traces cravings for fatty foods to gut-brain connection

Study traces cravings for fatty foods to gut-brain connection

Fat sensors in the intestines stimulate the brain and drive food desires A dieter wrestling with cravings for fatty foods might be tempted to blame the tongue: the taste of butter or ice cream is