Chocolate giant Hershey has committed to 100% local peanuts for its Ghana school feeding programme.
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.
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.
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.
Supplemental Brewing has launched a protein-infused beer for athletes "who don’t want their workouts to get in the way of their weekend."
€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.”
French yeast and cultures specialist Lesaffre has taken a majority share in Italian fermentation biotech firm Gnosis.
Chr Hansen has developed a yogurt culture it claims will "revolutionize" production and significantly reduce ingredient costs.