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Healthy snacking

Healthy snacking is on the rise in China, with Chinese consumers eating more nuts, seeds, fresh fruit, vegetables and dairy based snacks, new research shows, while more than a quarter of them are eating less chocolate confectionery.

New generation protein bar

With its new QuadBar, private label maker SternLife has developed a new generation of protein bars that feature an optimum combination of nutrients. The QuadBar has a high content of protein and roughage at 34 per cent each, while carbohydrate content is low at just 2.5g. “This combination is new in this segment,” says Marc […]

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US freeze dry facility

Chaucer, a global producer of specialist food ingredients and products, has announced the opening of its brand new, purpose built freeze dry factory in Oregon in the US. This is the third manufacturing platform for the company. The group now has a spread of facilities across its three key sales areas EMEA, Americas and APAC, […]

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The future of cocoa

MycoTechnology, a food technology startup, has developed two new innovations that could shape the future of cocoa. Earlier this year it developed a method for reducing sugar requirements in cocoa by up to 70 per cent using its mushroom technology to consume the bitterness. It now claims to have solved the bitter, metallic, aftertaste problem […]

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