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Salty, sweet, sour, bitter, umami, and... starchy?
Scientists have found evidence that humans can pick up a sixth taste associated with carbohydrate-rich foods. The findings might explain why we love such starchy foods so much.
Thursday, September 8, 2016
National Potato Council takes USDA staff on Potato Production Tour
USDA staff from the AMS Plant Variety Protection Office and APHIS Biotech Regulatory Services on a tour of the Sterman Masser Potato Farm facilities in central Pennsylvania on August 23.
Potato starch Manufacturer Avebe starts the 2016 campaign
Today, Dutch Potato Starch Manufacturer Avebe started the production campaign of harvest 2016 in its processing plant in Gasselternijveen.
Monday, August 15, 2016
The FAO Food Price Index went down in July
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) - an indicator of global food prices - averaged 161.9 points in July 2016, 1.3 points (0.8 percent) below June and 1.4 percent below the corresponding month last year.
Monday, August 8, 2016
Avebe benoemt Gerard ten Bolscher tot Managing Director R&D
Per 1 augustus 2016 is de heer Gerard ten Bolscher (48 jaar) in dienst getreden bij Avebe als Managing Director R&D en lid van het Executive Committee.
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Sean Connolly, president and chief executive officer of ConAgra Foods
ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) has announced the completion of two separate divestitures: the sale of its JM Swank business to Platinum Equity and the sale of its Spicetec Flavors & Seasonings business to Givaudan.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Potato fertilization with (Fe) nanoparticles may benefit cultivation and increase nutritional value
Work to make potatoes more nutritious by including nanoparticles in the fertilizer formulation is proving promising, according to the AHDB-funded researcher Karen Davies
Customers Willing To Pay More For Quality Snacks
As Americans continue to diverge from a traditional three-meals-a-day eating schedule, more are seeking healthy snack options throughout the day, and customers are willing to pay more for high quality healthy snacks.