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FAO Food Price Index registered a steep drop in July.

FAO Food Price Index registered a steep drop in July

August 05, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 140.9 points in July 2022, down 13.3 points (8.6 percent) from June, marking the fourth consecutive monthly decline.
The FAO Food Price Index drops for the third consecutive month in June.

The FAO Food Price Index drops for the third consecutive month in June

July 08, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 154.2 points in June 2022, down 3.7 points (2.3 percent) from May, marking the third consecutive monthly decline, though still 29.0 points (23.1 percent) above its value a year ago.
EnWave Sells 10kW Machine to Fungaria Snack Ltd. for Fruit and Vegetable Production in Hungary

EnWave Sells 10kW Machine to Fungaria Snack Ltd. for Fruit and Vegetable Production in Hungary

June 28, 2022
EnWave Corporation announced that it has received a signed purchase agreement from Fungaria Snack Ltd. ("Fungaria") for a 10kW Radiant Energy Vacuum ("REV™") dehydration machine to be located at their production facility in Budapest, Hungary.
New nutrient profiling tools confirm starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

Study: starchy vegetables deliver comparable nutritional value as non-starchy vegetables and whole fruit

June 16, 2022
A new study recently published in Frontiers in Nutrition has challenged the tendency in nutrition research to separate starchy vegetables from their non-starchy counterparts
Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

Nutrition 2022: New processing technique could make potatoes healthier

June 15, 2022
Researchers announced early tests of a new potato processing technique designed to make our bodies digest potato starch more slowly. Laboratory demonstrations show that the approach blocks certain digestive enzymes
Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

Potato Protein as Good as Animal Protein: Study

June 14, 2022
While many plant proteins are deficient in one or more essential amino acids necessary for optimal muscle growth and repair, a new randomized controlled study published in shows that plant-derived proteins can still induce strong anabolic responses.
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STARCH EXPO, ProPak China & FoodPack China, Rescheduled to 8-10 November 2022 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).

STARCH EXPO, ProPak China & FoodPack China rescheduled for November 2022

June 10, 2022
As a result of COVID-19 prevention and control, STARCH EXPO 2022, ProPak China 2022 and FoodPack China 2022, will be postponed to 8-10 November 2022 in Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC).
Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus.

Danish Potato Farmers Tour Angus

June 05, 2022
Members of a Danish farmers co-operative experienced a packed 3-day tour of the Angus potato industry recently.
The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May.

The FAO Food Price Index fell for the second consecutive month in May

June 03, 2022
The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 157.4 points in May 2022, down 0.9 points (0.6 percent) from April, marking the second consecutive monthly decline.
Texas A&M AgriLife researchers use CRISPR technology to modify starches in potatoes

Texas A&M AgriLife researchers use CRISPR technology to modify starches in potatoes

May 28, 2022
Humble potatoes are a rich source not only of dietary carbohydrates for humans, but also of starches for numerous industrial applications. Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are learning how to alter the ratio of potatoes’

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