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New Zealand get's its own brand of low carb potatoes: 'Lotatoes™'
In New Zealand, produce company T&G is launching a new brand of low carb potatoes with the memorable name 'Lotatoes'.
The science of taste: why you choose fries over broccoli
Most people say that if there is a healthy choice on a menu they will take it. But observations and research show this is generally not the case.
Neiker Tecnalia to start field trial of potato varieties with benefits
NEIKER-Tecnalia is conducting research since 2014 with the objective to identify potato varieties with high levels of bioactive compounds (anthocyanins, phenols and total carotenoids - all having potential potential health benefits), and are adapted to the growing conditions in Spain.
Snyder’s-Lance launches four `snack better` multi-brand variety packs around special consumer demands
Advancing its mission to change the way America snacks, Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is introducing its first multi-brand snack packs to meet specific consumer demands: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Premium and Small batch Kettle.
En España desarrollan papas con alto potencial de valor añadido
El Instituto Vasco de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario, NEIKER-Tecnalia, ha llevado a cabo avances en la mejora genética de patata con el objetivo de obtener variedades con elevados niveles de compuestos bioactivos (antocianinas, fenoles y carotenoides totales), así como capacidad antioxidante beneficiosas para la salud, adaptadas a nuestras condiciones de cultivo.
Northwest Potato Research Consortium has awarded grants for 37 regional potato projects
The Northwest Potato Research Consortium recently approved a combined $1.5 million in grant funding to 37 research projects.
CAN y CIP ampliarán sus trabajos conjuntos en la zona andina
La Comunidad Andina de Naciones (CAN) y el Centro Internacional de la Papa (CIP) ampliarán sus trabajos conjuntos en la zona andina y con miras al Congreso Mundial de la Papa, que se celebrará en el Cusco en 2018, para lo cual suscribirán próximamente un convenio marco de cooperación.
Monday, May 8, 2017
Health Canada proposes to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHO) in food
Health Canada is introducing a regulatory proposal to prohibit the use of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs)—the main source of industrially produced trans fats—in food to help protect the health of all Canadians.
Saturday, April 29, 2017