Plus: Fears quashed for trans-Strait inspections, though talks stall over agriculture disparity; and Korea’s new-found love of imported cheese makes up for world’s highest milk prices.
Nestlé has launched a one-finger KitKat made with edible gold leaves at its Chocolatory boutiques in Japan.
For the second year in a row, Beijing is planning to cut Chinese maize prices in a bid to encourage local processors to buy domestic stocks, reported Reuters citing industry sources.
A new health economics analysis paper has been presented to Australian lawmakers at Parliament House to show how nicotinamide could double the cost benefits of its use.
Plus: Singapore puts emphasis on curbing widespread food wastage after 50% increase; Fertiliser firms must work with food companies to boost Indonesian production; and Uncertain outlook for Thai skipjack tuna prices.
Food manufacturers should add seaweed to help combat cardiovascular disease and related conditions, according to researchers.
Dietary supplementation with olive oil may protect blood vessels from the deleterious effects of air pollution, suggests a new study from the US Environment Protection Agency.
Plus: Mis-stating sodium content is commonplace, claims researcher; Industry growth continues at 11% per year; Record chilli prices follow difficult growing conditions; and Named chains among those found to be selling unsafe sweets in Delhi.