Bayer reinforces commitment to increasing fruit and vegetable consumption

Today, Bayer reaffirmed its commitment to promoting increased worldwide consumption of fruits and vegetables with the announcement of new portfolio innovations and a business…

Texas Department of Agriculture makes vegetables rock

The Texas Department of Agriculture’s Marketing and International Trade Division and Jump with Jill present their latest collaboration in produce promotion – the Superpower Vegetables Danceable Music Video. Using funds from the Specialty Crop Block Program as part of a consumer education grant project,…

Source: Ministry of Health, Israel

Israel: Ministry of Health plans to combat obesity

If all the troubles that the corona plague has brought into people's lives were not enough, it has also increased obesity among many Israelis. Therefore, the Ministry of Health released a new food rainbow, adapted to Middle Eastern cuisine. The rainbow is divided according to the recommended consumption…

Water-soluble polymer could make vaporized aluminum in food packaging unnecessary

A thin layer of vaporized aluminum inside the packaging keeps chips crisp and coffee aromatic. But it is precisely this oxygen-resistant layer that makes thin food packaging difficult to recycle. In addition, it costs a lot of energy to manufacture the packaging layer by layer. Researchers in Wageningen…

Study looks into effects of green kiwifruit on sleep quality

A study looking into the effects of green kiwifruit on sleep quality and the sleep-wake cycle in healthy males has received funding of $31,800 over twelve months by the…

Sustainable banana grower-marketer continues commitment to health and safety during Covid-19

One year after the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic in the world, AgroAmerica maintains all the health and safety protocols established to continue delivering healthy food, preserving the health of its customers, business partners and its more than 10,000 workers.Furthermore, AgroAmerica joined with…

Pakistan launches 'sugar-free' mangoes for diabetics

Panhwar Farms has cultivated mango varieties with a sugar level of just 4.7%. Regular varieties of Pakistan mangoes -like Sindhri and Chaunsa- have 12-15% sugar level. This…

Taipei wholesale fruit market will demand negative Covid test to enter

Taipei’s largest wholesale fruit market is going to require proof of a negative rapid Covid-19 test for everyone coming into the market, as of Thursday morning.  The new rule comes…

Fruit & Vegetable Consortium asks parties to invest in a happier, healthier, and wealthier Australia

The Fruit & Vegetable Consortium is a coalition of Australia’s leading health professionals, researchers, and horticulture industry groups. Focusing on securing a happier,…

Grape grower-importer partners with American Institute for Cancer Research

Divine Flavor and the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) launched a partnership to spread awareness to consumers of how table grapes can be part of a plant-based diet that reduces cancer risk. As an importer of organic table grapes for the US during the Sonoran grape deal, Divine Flavor,…

VEG FACTS 2021 report

Report bemoans low vegetable consumption in the UK

According to the latest VEG FACTS 2021 report, neither adults nor children in the UK are consuming enough vegetables to meet the government’s EAT WELL GUIDE recommendations.…

US research

Potato nutrients may reduce risk of hypertension

A new study published in Nutrients has looked at the effect of increased dietary potassium from a whole food source--baked/boiled potatoes and baked French fries--or a…

Research from the School of Medical and Health Sciences, Perth

Greater fruit intake seems to lower risk of diabetes

It is generally accepted that eating more fruit reduces the risk of developing diabetes, but little is known about how fruits confer this advantage. Type 2 diabetes affects a…

Wageningen University & Research study:

COVID teaches valuable lessons for encouraging sustainable, healthy eating behaviour

COVID-19 has made the eating behaviour of certain groups in the Dutch population either healthier and more sustainable or the exact opposite. This came to light in a study by Wageningen University & Research for the ministry of agriculture, nature and food quality. The study explored the impact of the…

A study concludes that blueberry consumption improves glucose control and insulin levels

A team of researchers from the University of Valparaiso carried out a study that concluded that the consumption of fresh blueberries provides relevant benefits in the glycemic…

Low vegetable consumption possible cause of thousands of UK deaths

Adults and children in the UK are falling well short of eating the recommended amount of vegetables each day. A new report by the Food Foundation found diets low in vegetables…

Daniël Penturij, Explosive Foods, the Netherlands

"We've tapped into the meat substitute market with frozen young jackfruit"

Healthy eating is currently enjoying a lot of attention, partly due to the global pandemic. Yet this attention is nothing new. The Dutch company, Explosive Foods has been…

A research team from CRAG and IRTA located the gene responsible for the plums' purple skin

The tonality of plums is defined by the presence and accumulation of the antioxidant pigment anthocyanin. The synthesis of this compound is regulated by the MYB10 genes. Now, a research team from the Center for Research in Agrigenomics (CRAG) and the Institute for Agrifood Research and Technology (IRTA)…

Citrus in high demand in Bengaluru due to Covid

Generally, citrus fruits are recommended for Covid patients to help them boost their immunity and build antibodies. As there are still many Covid-19 cases in India, the demand…

Study on green kiwifruit to treat chronic constipation

‘Consuming two green kiwifruit per day benefits patients with constipation’

The June issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology includes an article on the effectiveness of over-the-counter therapies and green kiwifruit as a dietary therapy for…

Experts urge caution in interpreting the research

‘Eating two mushrooms a day could lower cancer risk by 45 percent’

A new study suggests that eating 18 grams of mushrooms a day could lower the risk of cancer. People who eat two medium-sized mushrooms daily are said to have a 45 percent…

Washington State reverses course on vaccinated farm workers

Following ongoing appeals by Washington state’s leading agricultural groups, state regulators announced on Friday that fully vaccinated farm workers do not have to wear a mask…


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