School meals can improve children’s health

Ajinomoto Vietnam Co. deploys school meal project by means such as the software. Singapore – It is now widely known that school meals can promote health among school-age children. In Western countries, people are fully aware of the importance of healthy food options for school children. In France, for example, where lunch is the[Read More…]

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Queensland government offers A$100K for Strawberry contamination information

The government of Queensland has offered $100,000 Australian dollars to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the strawberry contamination. The strawberry contamination scare in Australia has caused recall of the fruit of major brands from the supermarket. The Queensland Health Department[Read More…]

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Verita completes acquisition of AVS Nutrition

AVS provides a range of services relating to Health Foods, Supplements, Vitamins and Complementary Medicines; from sourcing, supplying, packaging and contract manufacturing to development of customised products and innovative formulations. Singapore – Verita Healthcare Group Ltd announced its acquisition of a 70% shareholding in Australia Vitamin and Sports Nutrition Pty[Read More…]

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Coca-Cola on the hunt for Horlicks

Coca-Cola’s interest in Horlicks comes a week after it acquired Costa Coffee for a value of US$5.1 billion. Singapore – Coca-Cola is preparing to make a bid for GlaxoSmithKline property Horlicks, for an estimated US$3.9 billion. Coca-Cola’s interest in the Indian malted milk drink business follows shortly after the company’s acquisition of[Read More…]

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FDA includes sugar cane fibre on the list of approved dietary fibres

Melbourne scientists find significant levels of polyphenols in Tamu’s Five10FIBRE Singapore – Scientists at Melbourne University have confirmed the presence of a significant quantity of polyphenolic compounds including flavonoids in the sugar cane fibre used in Tamu Group’s Five10FIBRE.  Polyphenols are a complex group of micronutrients that are widely distributed[Read More…]

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UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krähenbühl (left) and Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo (right)

Japan pitches JPY 600 M for food assistance in Gaza

Food insecurity remains a critical issue in Gaza, and many Palestine refugee families face difficulties in meeting their minimum food needs. The Japanese Ambassador for Palestinian Affairs and Representative of Japan to Palestine, Takeshi Okubo, and UNRWA (United Nations Relief and Works Agency) Commissioner-General, Pierre Krähenbühl, have signed an agreement[Read More…]

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