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Hershey fortified peanut butter project feeds Ghanaian stomachs and economy

Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.

'The benefit of a food vs. pill is the ‘belly fill’ and calorie benefits,' says Hershey

Evidence of iron-fortified flour reducing anaemia is limited: Review

Evidence of the effectiveness of flour fortification for reducing the prevalence of anaemia is limited but reduction of low ferritin shows promise, according to a review of 13 national programmes.

Early infancy gut development has lifelong health implications: Mouse data

Sucking during early infancy is critical for the regulation of epigenetic changes in intestinal stem cells – which potentially affect our gut health for life, say researchers.

Multi-ingredient formula shows good results in Mild Cognitive Impairment test

A multi-ingredient formula previously studied for cognitive effects has additional evidence to bolster its efficacy in cases of mild cognitive impairment with the results of a recent study.

A post-workout brew: Crafting a protein-packed beer for the fitness crowd

Supplemental Brewing has launched a protein-infused beer for athletes "who don’t want their workouts to get in the way of their weekend."

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German contract manufacturer invests €9m as ingredients business booms

€400m+ German contract manufacturer SternMaid is investing €9m in a stand-alone powder blending facility for “filling small or retail packs of food ingredients and food supplements”. Mostly these would be “cans and tubs.”

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European fermentation firms unite

French yeast and cultures specialist Lesaffre has taken a majority share in Italian fermentation biotech firm Gnosis.


pH stable culture will 'revolutionize' yogurt production, says Chr Hansen

Chr Hansen has developed a yogurt culture it claims will "revolutionize" production and significantly reduce ingredient costs.

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