Caffeine as Performance-enhancing Drug June 30/Washington/Asian News International and Science Daily -- U.K. scientists have shown for the first time that high doses of caffeine directly increase muscle power and
Pabst Sold June 25/Greenwich, Conn./PRNewswire -- Metropoulos & Co. has acquired Pabst Brewing Company. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Pabst Brewing Company has been in business since
Concern over High-energy Sports Drinks June 26/Canberra, Australia/Canberra Times -- Young footballers and netballers may be putting their health at risk by consuming potentially fatal doses of caffeine. A Sports
Good Cholesterol? Not So Much June 27/Washington/Asian News International -- A University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study has found that elevated blood levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL)
Omega-3s No Help to Female Diabetics June 27/Washington/Asian News International -- A University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health study has found that consuming higher amounts of omega-3 fatty
Benefits of Pomegranate Juice Polyphenols June 10/Haifa, Israel/Science Letter -- New research, "Pomegranate Juice Polyphenols Increase Recombinant Paraoxonase-1 Binding to High-density Lipoprotein: Studies in Vitro and in Diabetic Patients," is
Amy's Names U.K. Director June 11/The Grocer -- California-based convenience brand Amy's Kitchen has made its first U.K. appointment to boost its presence in Britain. Damien Threadgold has been appointed
Tea's CVD Protection June 9/Islamabad, Pakistan/Right Vision News -- High consumption of tea protects Asians from cardiovascular diseases and cancer, usually caused by smoking, even though people tend to smoke
Apple Juice Help for Alzheimer's June 15/Washington/Asian News International -- Scientists have found that those suffering from Alzheimer's disease (AD) can enhance their mood with apple juice. In the study,
Hain Celestial Talking with Greek Gods July 6/Melville, N.Y./PRNewswire-FirstCall -- The Hain Celestial Group Inc. announced the acquisition of the assets and business of 3 Greek Gods LLC, including its
Oral Fatty Acid Hypersensitivity and BMI July 8/Burwood, Australia/cience Letter -- Data detailed in "Oral Sensitivity to Fatty Acids, Food Consumption and BMI in Human Subjects" have been presented. According
OTA Wants Organics in Guidelines July 8/Washington/PRNewswire-USNewswire -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) has called on the U.S. Departments of Agriculture (USDA) and Health & Human Services (HHS) to encourage
Sweetener Composition with a Gluing Agent July 4/New Delhi, India/Indian Patents News -- Renny Lson, Melanie Loades and Gareth Williams of Mcneil Nutritional LLC, Washington, have developed cohesive non-free flowing
Possible Acrylamide Reducer June 30/Vancouver/Marketwire -- Functional Technologies Corp announced initial test results for bread made with its acrylamide-preventing yeast demonstrated reductions of acrylamide of approximately 90%, when compared to
Frito-Lay Lowers Sodium June 28/Plano, Texas/PRNewswire -- PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America business unit announced the introduction of two new Lightly Salted varieties of chips. Fritos Lightly Salted corn chips and
Airline Food Safety Questioned June 28/Washington/UPI -- Many meals on major airlines are prepared in unsafe and unsanitary conditions that could cause passengers to become ill, U.S. government documents indicate.
Food Enzyme Use to Grow June 28/London/PRNewswire -- During the economic slowdown in 2009, food enzymes were successfully positioned as cost savers and process efficiency improvers in many application segments.
Participate in Prepared Foods' Interactive Survey Communication venues are changing. The following survey will help guide Prepared Foods' editors as to how to communicate with their readers. Also, Prepared Foods'
New CEO and Director at China Nutrifruit July 6/Daqing, China/PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall -- China Nutrifruit Group Limited announced that at the company's board meeting held on July 3, 2010, the board accepted
Convenience Stores in Foodservice June 29/Chicago/Business Wire -- Convenience stores have been strengthening their foodservice programs, and it appears their efforts are paying off. A new report by foodservice consultant
Cargill Announces IFT Introduction June 29/Minneapolis, Minn./Cargill via PRNewswire -- Cargill will introduce Clear Valley Omega-3 Oil, a revolutionary new canola/flax seed oil blend, at the Institute of Food Technologists
Michael Foods Sale Completed June 29/Minnetonka, Minn./PRNewswire -- Michael Foods Inc. announced that its parent, Michael Foods Group Inc., closed a previously announced transaction under which its owners, affiliates of
Click below to view an “Online Chart of Weight Management Product Ingredients” that is featured in an article entitled "Ingredient Options for Weighty Formulations" appearing in Prepared Foods' August 2010
Antioxidants and Insulin Resistance June 22/Washington/Asian News International -- A new study has found that a diet rich in natural antioxidants may improve insulin resistance in obese adults. "The beneficial
Cassava Starch in Starch-albumen Powder June 23/Abeokuta, Nigeria/Food Business Week -- "The effect of cassava starch inclusion (10-30%), as a preconcentration step, on the functional properties of starch-albumen powder (SAP)
Fractionating Apple Polyphenols June 23/Stuttgart, Germany/Journal of Technology & Science -- According to a study from Stuttgart, Germany, "The purification and fractionation of phenolic compounds from crude plant extracts using
On the Street: Ganeden and Glanbia Partnership June 30/Cleveland/PRNewswire -- Ganeden Biotech Inc. announced a new partnership with Glanbia Nutritionals, a producer of custom micronutrient premixes for the food, beverage,
On the Street: Kraft Sells Cadbury Polish Unit June 28/Northfield, Ill./PRNewswire-FirstCall -- Kraft Foods has signed an agreement to sell Cadbury's E. Wedel-branded chocolate and sugar confectionery operations in Poland
On the Street: Newly Weds Makes Purchase June 23/Chicago/just-food global news -- Chicago-based Newly Weds Foods has acquired U.K.-based food ingredients manufacturer and coating specialist Witwood Food Products Ltd. for
On the Street: Redpoint in Agreement with IFF June 30/Ewing, N.J./PRNewswire-FirstCall -- Redpoint Bio Corporation has entered into a license and commercialization agreement with International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF),
Egg Alternatives in Angel Food Cakes June 23/Zarqa, Jordan/Food Business Week -- According to recent research from Zarqa, Jordan, "Comparisons of the physical and sensory properties of several commercial egg
Foods and ingredients to counter aging grow in interest. Certain vitamins and minerals, amino acids and an array of antioxidants, from Superfruits to green tea and carotenoids, are being used in such products.
Lipid and lipid components provide sensory, nutritional and functional aspects to foods and beverages. Emerging information on changing technologies, uses and health benefits of this macronutrient is provided.
Children's Obesity Rates Possibly Declining June 28/Philadelphia/The Philadelphia Inquirer -- Tantalizing evidence that America's epidemic of childhood obesity might be starting to subside was presented Sunday by researchers who also
Clarifying EU Food Plans June 30/Brussels, Belgium/Right Vision News -- The European Commission issued following press release: Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are neither trying to ban the sale
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Assailed June 23/Washington/Weston A. Price Foundation -- The proposed 2010 USDA Dietary Guidelines are a recipe for infertility, learning problems in children and increased chronic disease in
As product developers look to better serve consumer niches with formulated sports beverages, specialty ingredients, from various whey proteins to high value nutrients to an expanding array of sweeteners, are being used by R&D.
Sustainability has become a mainstream cause in America only recently, as a result of heightened media attention and increased consumer awareness of issues, including global warming, pollution and food safety.
SunOpta in Agreement with Clearwater Country Foods June 29/Toronto/GlobeNewswire -- SunOpta Inc. announced that the SunOpta Fruit Group has entered into exclusive agreements with Clearwater Country Foods of Genesee, Idaho,
Alcohol and Arthritis June 17/Washington/Asian News International (ANI) -- A new study suggests that alcohol consumption lowers risk of developing several arthritic conditions including Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Osteoarthritis (OA), reactive
New Food Industry Center Director at University of Minnesota June 16/Minneapolis, Minn./US Fed News --Distinguished economist Robert King will become director of The Food Industry Center at the University of
Spending on ethnic foods continues to surge, even in the midst of a down economy. The future of the market looks strong, as manufacturers and restaurants capitalize on consumersí increased interest and willingness to experiment.
Wendy's Looking to Japan Again July 5/Columbus, Ohio/The Columbus Dispatch -- In hopes of increasing its international presence, Wendy's/Arby's Group has plans to re-enter the Japanese market it left only
Tea Raises Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis June 18/London/Press Association Mediapoint -- Drinking a lot of tea increases the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, researchers said. A U.S. study on more
Guar Gum on Soybean Oil-in-water Emulsions June 9/Gaziantep, Turkey/Journal of Technology & Science -- "The influence of pectin and guar gum on the creaming stability, microstructure and rheological properties of
The most recent definition of dietary fiber by the American Association of Cereal Chemists, in 2001, stated it is the edible part of plants or analogous carbohydrates that are resistant to digestion and absorption in the human small intestine, with complete or partial fermentation in the large intestine.
White Versus Blue Tortillas June 30/Yautepec, Mexico/Food & Farm Week -- According to recent research from Yautepec, Mexico, "Fresh and stored maize (white and blue) tortillas were evaluated for physicochemical,
Examining a High-fat/Sucrose Diet June 30/Calgary, Alberta/Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week -- "Exposure to diets high in fat and sucrose can induce hyperinsulinaemia, affect Ca and Me metabolism, and alter
The sweet, yet spicy, combination of red chili sauce and mango is just one of the flavor pairings Americans might be layering on the grill this season, according to the McCormick® Flavor Forecast Trend Report: Grilling Edition. T
According to recent research published in the journalEuropean Food Research and Technology, "The objective of this work was to study the characteristics of three gluten-free bread formulations and the effect of the inclusion of unicellular protein.