Global Food Prices To Hit Record Levels From Rising Oil Prices

Soaring costs of steaks, pasta and coffee have dominated headlines and pushed global food prices close to record levels. But it looks like the dubious accolade of sending the inflation gauge across the line will fall to cooking oils, those understated yet most ubiquitous of staples. (more…)

Scientists Develop Recyclable Plastics Based On Sugars

Researchers from the University of Birmingham, U.K., and Duke University, U.S., have created a new family of polymers from sustainable sources that retain all of the same qualities as common plastics but are also degradable and mechanically recyclable. The scientists used sugar-based starting materials rather than petrochemical derivatives to make…

“More fat And Healthier Fat” As An Emerging Trend In Kids’ Food

"More fat and healthier fat" is one of the growing adult food and nutrition preferences, a result of the surge of interest in low-carb and keto in the years 2017-21. "In the over-supplied and increasingly competitive market for pouched baby food, US brand Serenity Kids has used a positioning connected…

Introducing A New Oat Milk Born In Singapore

Oatside is Asia’s first “full-stack” oat milk brand, founded by 31 year old Singaporean, Benedict Lim, the former Chief Financial Officer at Kraft Heinz Indonesia. The ambitious entrepreneur started the brand amidst the pandemic lockdown when he was unable to find a plant-based milk that was not just good for…

Pharmactive Black Garlic Extract For Blood Pressure Management

New Clinical Study finds ABG+® could help reduce cardiovascular risk factors In a new clinical study of individuals with moderately elevated cholesterol levels, Pharmactive Biotech Products, S.L.U.’s Aged Black Garlic (ABG+®) demonstrated new potential to balance blood pressure favourably. ABG+ is grown and cultivated locally, just two hours from Pharmactive’s…

Mixing Oil And Water Boosts Functional Food & Beverage Development

Capsoil Foodtech’s innovative platform converts bioactive oils into water-soluble powders Product developers can now create new categories of functional foods and beverages thanks to Prodalim Resources, Ltd.’s new Capsoil Foodtech. The company advanced the capacity for mixing oil and water by developing ultra-fine, water-soluble powders out of natural oils. This…

Grab Completes Acquisition Of Stake In Jaya Grocer

Grab Holdings Limited (“Grab”) (NASDAQ: Grab), Southeast Asia’s leading superapp, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in Jaya Grocer Holdings Sdn Bhd (“Jaya Grocer”), a leading mass-premium supermarket chain in Malaysia. The two companies plan to work together to bring the convenience of on-demand…
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