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Ingredients in focus

DSM’s innovation expansion mirrors Singapore’s new might as a food hub

Asia-Pacific food companies have developed a greater focus on innovating over the last few years, said DSM’s regional human nutrition head Pieter Nuboer at the opening of the company’s new nutrition innovation centre in Singapore. 

China considering ban on infant formula advertising: Reports

China is considering a ban on the advertisement of infant formula, according to reports from the country. 

Feature

Grain of truth: Kangaroo Island's pristine produce

Through innovative marketing, a South Australian grain company has used its remote location as a powerful brand statement, not the disadvantage it used to be.

Green algae combo may counter obesity-linked metabolic changes: Study

A mixture of green algae extracts may lower body fat and improve lean mass in rats fed a high carbohydrate, high fat diet, says new study.

Rising productivity in China's swine sector to support better feed demand in 2016

The Chinese pig sector’s demand for feed will remain under pressure for the remainder of the year but is expected to be higher in early 2016, said Rabobank.

News in brief

Fresh produce safety project leaders announced

A joint proposal has been named as the successful bid for a literature review to improve safety of Australian and New Zealand produce by the Fresh Produce Safety Centre (FPSC).

Grub’s up as FAO tweets insect infographic

Putting insects on a plate is the subject of a new infographic posted on the social networking site Twitter by the Food and Agriculture Organisation, as pressure mounts to make the protein more acceptable to EU consumers.

Murray Goulburn acquires Australian pizza cheese brand Caboolture

Australian dairy cooperative Murray Goulburn has acquired pizza cheese brand Caboolture for an undisclosed sum.