Developing countries in Asia account for roughly 90% of the world’s monosodium glutamate consumption, out of a 3m tonne market worth US$4.5bn.
Plus: Import duties holding back Vietnam’s domestic drinks industry; Cebu government innovation centre on the cusp of opening; and Thai tuna prices plummeting.
Formulation strikes, marketing makeovers, new ingredients, winning science, regulatory landscapes explained – take your seat for this and more at Sports Nutrition 2015, online and free on October 22.
The EU-funded project BIORICE has discovered how to turn starch production waste into protein supplements.
Plus: TPP deal praised by industry; Scientists gain greater understanding of arid region’s water systems; and Consumer body clarifies free-range guidelines in online guide.
Fonterra has blamed the "entrenched protectionism" of the US dairy sector for the "far from perfect" conclusion to Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.
Daily consumption of extracts from Prunella vulgaris var. lilacina may enhance cognitive function in lab mice, says a new study from South Korea.
The International Rice Research Institute (Irri) has filed the genomic sequences of more than 3,000 rice varieties in a move that boosts plans to set up a global data exchange system for crop genetic resources.