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Arjuna launches Ayurveda-based clean-label preservative

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Arjuna launches Ayurveda-based clean-label preservative

By RJ Whitehead

Kerala-based botanicals major Arjuna Natural Extracts will launch a range of preservatives that the company says will appeal to the clean-label food fixation of millennials by combining herbal extracts with advanced technologies. 

Indian ingredient firm Roha opens German base

Indian ingredient firm Roha opens German base

By Gary Scattergood

Indian-based ingredient firm Roha has continued its global expansion by opening a German office to increase technical and consumer support in Europe. 

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Hongkongers warned to avoid unhealthy mooncakes

By RJ Whitehead

Hong Kong authorities have warned the public against buying mooncakes with high levels of sugar, fat and sodium ahead of the Mid-Autumn festival later this month.

FIA says progress is being made around GDA labelling in Asia

Singapore and Malaysia lead the way with voluntary GDA labelling roll-out

By Gary Scattergood

‘Significant progress’ has been made in rolling-out voluntary Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) nutrition labelling in Asia over the past four years, but more work is needed to educate consumers and emphasise their benefits to small and medium-sized enterprises...

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Exploring Fibre Fermentation Profiles

Exploring Fibre Fermentation Profiles

ProDigest developed the Simulator of the Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem (SHIME®), which explores the fermentation profiles of fibres and evaluates...