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Iran Agrofood 2016 grows to 1,421 exhibitors from 48 countries
The sold-out Tehran International Fairgrounds opens its gates for the 23rd iran agrofood on 30 May to 02 June 2016.
Boulder Canyon Expands Its Better-For-You Potato Chip Line-Up With New Flavors Cooked In Avocado, Coconut And Olive Oils
Boulder Canyon Authentic Foods® underscores its position as category innovators with the introduction of three new uniquely-flavored potato chip offerings cooked in premium, better-for-you oils.
Food prices continue slow upward trend
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 151.8 points in April 2016, up 1.1 points (0.7 percent) from March, but almost 10 percent below its April 2015 level. The small increase in April represented a third month of gradual rise in the value of the FFPI.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
No private investors interested to start potato processing plant in West-Bengal
The West-Bengal government (India) has recently abandoned its proposed potato processing unit in Hooghly's Sheoraphuli after no private company showed interest in the project.
Monday, May 2, 2016
Potato Farmers in Rangpur, Bangladesh enjoy a record amount of potatoes AND good prices
Potato Farmers in Rangpur, Bangladesh are happy after harvesting an all-time record amount of potatoes while getting a lucrative market price in the Rangpur agriculture zone.
Avebe Innovation Centre might move to the Zernike Campus
Avebe and Groningen University are jointly looking into the possibility of housing the Avebe Innovation Centre at the Zernike Campus in the city of Groningen.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Benefits vegetable oils for heart health questioned
A study published in The BMJ shows that replacing saturated fats with vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid lowers blood cholesterol, but may not curb heart disease risk or help you live longer. The findings question the widely held belief that vegetable oils rich in linoleic acid are good for heart health.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
FDA approves folic acid fortification of corn masa flour
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved folic acid fortification of corn masa flour. The approval allows manufacturers to voluntarily add up to 0.7 milligrams of folic acid per pound of corn masa flour.
Thursday, April 14, 2016