Leading Food Companies to Collaborate with IBM on Blockchain

The leading market players in the global food supply chain a collaboration with IBM on introducing blockchain, to maintain and win the confidence of customers in the global food system. The companies include Driscoll’s, Dole, Kroger, Golden State Foods, McLane Company, McCormick and Company, Nestle, Walmart, Unilever and Tyson Foods. These companies will work with… Continue reading Leading Food Companies to Collaborate with IBM on Blockchain

Eating Highly Processed Food May Trigger Addictive-like Eating Behavior

Processed food has gained a bad reputation in diet and health. It is said to cause obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure. The food that has been changed in some way before consumption is known as processed food. While processed foods are said to be consumed with caution, there are certain processed foods that can… Continue reading Eating Highly Processed Food May Trigger Addictive-like Eating Behavior

Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Sugar Substitutes?

Artificial sweeteners or intense sweeteners are synthetically produced sugar substitute. These artificial sweeteners are being widely used in processed foods like candies, baked products, dairy products, jellies, jams and other foods and beverages. The increasing demand for low-calorie foods is resulting in the growth of artificial sweeteners. However, researchers have found that artificial sweeteners can… Continue reading Are Artificial Sweeteners Better Sugar Substitutes?

Beverages to Dominate Floral Flavours Market; Exhibiting 7.9% CAGR

The floral flovour trend is blooming. The increasing demand for floral flavours in products such as icing and fillings, bakery, milkshakes, dairy, snacks and biscuits have significantly raised the demand of floral flavours globally and particularly in APEJ region. Moreover, the latest study by Future Market Insights (FMI) reveals that APEJ region will retain the… Continue reading Beverages to Dominate Floral Flavours Market; Exhibiting 7.9% CAGR

North America to Dominate Coconut Flour Market; registering 6.8% of CAGR

Coconut Flour is gaining popularity due to the increasing number of health benefits it offers. It’s a healthy alternative to other flour and is also gluten-free. According to the report by Future Market Insights (FMI), coconut flour market is estimated to cross $720 million market share by the end of 2027. With a maximum number… Continue reading North America to Dominate Coconut Flour Market; registering 6.8% of CAGR

Now Unilever Plans to Sell off its Margarine Business

UK’s one of the most renowned household brand Unilever is yet again in news. After avoiding a takeover by the US food giant Kraft Heinz the company looks to make some serious corrections. The Anglo-Dutch firm is reportedly planning to sell off its entire margarine business starting with Flora and Stork. It is quite clear… Continue reading Now Unilever Plans to Sell off its Margarine Business

Cold Weather and Rains Lead to Late Start to Asparagus Season in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho

The asparagus season in the U.S. has been delayed due to cold weather and rain. The season usually starts in March, continuing till June, however, this year around, rains and cold weather have meant that the asparagus season has been delayed. The impact of cold weather on the asparagus season is quite visible in Washington,… Continue reading Cold Weather and Rains Lead to Late Start to Asparagus Season in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho

Ivory Coast and Ghana to Recuperate the Cocoa Crisis in the Coming Times

Western Europe accounted for a revenue share of over 35% in 2016 according to a report by Future Market Insights. Furthermore, North America’s demand for cocoa is projected to exhibit substantial growth over the predicted period of 2016-2026. Ivory Coast is the leading producer of cocoa across the globe. The region accounts for more than… Continue reading Ivory Coast and Ghana to Recuperate the Cocoa Crisis in the Coming Times

Rs. 2.5 Trillion India Alcohol Market Staring at Losses after Supreme Court Ruling

The India alcohol market may suffer losses to the tune of $10 billion, after a ruling by the country’s apex court barred sale of liquor near major highways. The move is aimed at curbing road accidents in India, a significant percentage of which are thought to be on account of drunken driving. While restaurateurs are… Continue reading Rs. 2.5 Trillion India Alcohol Market Staring at Losses after Supreme Court Ruling

For WhiteWave, Danone to Give Up Stonyfield, General Mills Likely Suitor

Danone’s acquisition of WhiteWave Foods will be accompanied by liquidation of its subsidiary Stonyfield. This will be in accordance with the antitrust laws of the U.S. Department of Justice. The French company, also known as Dannon in the U.S., had last year acquired WhiteWave Foods for an estimated $10 billion. Commenting on the sale of… Continue reading For WhiteWave, Danone to Give Up Stonyfield, General Mills Likely Suitor