Agricultural commodities giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. has expanded its reach into the microbiome space with the acquisition of UK-based manufacturer Probiotics International Ltd. in a cash deal worth $243.5 million (£185 million).
A mode of action that explains a new and potentially protective effect of caffeine on the heart could serve as a strategy in tackling cardiovascular (CV) disease and boosting the healthy ageing process.
The latest collaboration between the Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) aims to help improve seniors' health through extensive research...
Far from following in the footsteps of Europe and the US, the Asia-Pacific region has the potential to be the global leader for food reformulation, in order to create healthier projects for its growing, and rapidly ageing, populations.
Seniors in APAC have redefined ageing, and industry must adapt to this change or risk alienating its largest and most affluent group of consumers, according to DuPont's ASEAN marketing leader, Michelle Lee.
China's cross-border e-commerce or haitao purchases are set to reach US$125bn, but it appears food and nutrition firms need to develop more comprehensive strategies in order to overcome inherent market challenges.
The promise of personalised nutrition has been cooled somewhat by the issues surrounding the use of sensitive personal health data, given by the consumer in order to utilise personalised nutrition services.
New technology that measures the colour and intensity of reflected light on skin pigments could help detect if people are consuming enough fruit and vegetables, new research by Curtin University in Australia has found.