Fast-Food Advertising Works on Children

When children watch more commercial television, and see more fast-food advertising, they ask to visit McDonald’s and Burger King more often, and parents comply, a new study suggests. Researchers from the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth University looked at a small sample of 100 children aged 3 to 7

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‘Eat Vanilla Yogurt for Happiness’

There is a growing conviction that emotional reactions to the consumption of foods or the perception of fragrances play an important role in the acceptance of products in the market. However, it is not clear how to measure this reliably. A team of researchers from the Netherlands, Austria and Finland,

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Cholesterol can be reduced with Soybeans, Amaranth

Scientists have developed a supplement to maintain optimal health that contributes to the growth and development of children and adolescents. It also prevents osteoporosis and certain cancers such as breast and prostate. Prosoma is a protein supplement made from soy and amaranth, which contributes to lowering cholesterol and preventing osteoporosis.

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Sugar seen as “friend & foe” by European Consumers: Report

New quantitative consumer research commissioned by functional ingredients manufacturer BENEO shows that consumers perceive sugar as both a ‘friend and foe’ in their nutrition. The results also underline that sugar and carbohydrates play a key role in consumer behaviour when dealing with health concerns. More than 5000 consumers across five

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“MTR Foods is India’s Most Attractive Food Brand”

MTR Foods Pvt Ltd, the pioneer of packaged foods in India, has been listed as the Most Attractive Brand of India in the category of Fast Moving Foods in India’s Most Attractive Brands – 2015 Report by TRA. Brand MTR Foods has also been acknowledged as the second Most Trusted Brand of India in

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OYO Rooms ventures into Food-tech

Budget hotels aggregator OYO Rooms is venturing into meals aggregation and housekeeping services, according to media reports. The reports claim that OYO is piloting OYO Café, under which it will aggregate food from kitchens of listed hotel partners. Delhi-based Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, which runs OYOrooms.com, will partner with food delivery platforms

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Not flouted regulations, says Baba Ramdev on Patanjali Noodles

The newly-launched Patanjali noodles, manufactured by Patanjali Yogpeeth, found itself in the midst of a controversy when the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) claimed that the company, run by yoga guru Baba Ramdev, had not been granted approval or licence for the product. The noodle packaging does mention

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Mother’s Recipe acquires Kolkata’s ELMAC Agro Manufacturing

As part of their expansion strategy, Pune based Mother’s Recipe has acquired one of Kolkata’s trusted brand ELMAC (Elmac Agro Manufacturing Pvt Ltd). The alliance will help Mother’s Recipe capture a larger market share in the Indian packaged food industry in the east, claims a press release issued by the

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Cracking the Food Safety Code in a Global Supply Chain

By Chirag Sheth The global ready meal and frozen food market has grown considerably in recent years, benefiting from the globalisation of the food industry. However, with globalisation comes an increasingly complex food supply chain. In light of recent food safety scandals, food brands around the world are having on-going

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Efficient Packaging Solutions

> Sealing with premium look in fold wrap > Combination scales and flow wrap packaging World premiere: Fold wrap in the high performance range with hermetical sealing The fold wrapping machine LRM-HS from LoeschPack in corporate design with a capacity of up to 450 products per minute in sealing mode

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