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Edible insects beyond whole cricket powder at IFT

Will the edible insects market move beyond whole cricket powder?

By Elaine Watson

Milled whole cricket powder is probably the best known bug-derived food ingredient aside from red food color carmine. But what other delights might edible insects yield for food formulators? Elaine Watson caught up with bug enthusiast Dr George Cavender...

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 60 million people with diabetes in the European Region. ©iStock/

Personalised nutrition: Listening to the gut microbiome

By Will Chu from Amsterdam

Personalised diets may provide diabetics with a more natural way of controlling the post-meal spikes in blood sugar glucose that are linked to obesity, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, a study suggests. 

The B vitamin family consists of thiamine (B1), riboflavin (B2), niacin (B3), pantothenic acid (B5), vitamin B6, biotin (B7), folate (B9) and vitamin B12).(© iStock.com)

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2016

Review: B vitamins, the brain (& deficiencies)

By Will Chu

B vitamins play a significant role in cognitive performance and neurological functioning but deficiencies are common in too many populations, a Vitafoods Europe congress has been told.

Asian tastes: Out with the old, in with the new trends

Food Vision Asia 2016 preview

Asian tastes: Out with the old, in with the new trends

By RJ Whitehead

Jane Barnett, Mintel's head of insight, looks at some of the most pressing current consumer trends in Asia-Pacific while bidding a not-so-fond farewell to the nutritional villains of the last year.

Ayurvedic expert advocates strongly for using plants in whole form

Special edition: Ayurveda

Ayurvedic expert advocates strongly for using plants in whole form

By Hank Schultz

Ayurvedic principles and ingredients are increasingly accepted in North America among product formulators. But a tension exists: Are these best used in concentrated forms and in isolation or in their traditional matrices?

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