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Press Release: Ricebowl Asia’s Facebook Rebranded to DPO International

KUALA LUMPUR, 24th February 2020 – DPO International, a recognized food distribution company in Asia, today expedited the rebranding of ...

The Emerging Global Problem: COVID-19
The Emerging Global Problem: COVID-19

What is COVID-19 More than 180 countries are currently battling with the pandemic of an infectious disease called coronavirus disease or ...

Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020
Healthy Food Trends to Expect in 2020

2019 was a year in which many of us were embracing vegan diet and adding avocado onto everything. If you’re wondering ...

African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia
African Swine Fever Hits Indonesia

JAKARTA: While concerns are growing over a mysterious viral fever in Asia, the African Swine Fever (ASF) has caused devastation globally ...

China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants
China’s Top Quality Caviar Are Being Appreciated in Michelin Stared Restaurants

The caviar on the menu of Michelin-starred restaurants may come from an unexpected place: China. The country has endured embarrassing food scandals ...

Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports
Malaysia’s palm oil industry impacted as India restricts imports

MUMBAI – India imposed curbs on refined palm oil and palm olein imports yesterday, a move sources said was retaliation against ...

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There is no a synthetic flavor list in Thailand. According to the Notification of the Ministry of Public Health (No.223) B.E. 2544 (2001) RE: Flavoring agents, the flavoring agents are divided into 3 types as follows:- • Natural flavor • Natural Identical flavor • Artificial flavor /Synthetic flavor...

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Table 1. Protein Content of Seeds and Nuts Categories per 100g Category Types Unroasted (g) Roasted (g) Source Seeds Pumpkin Seeds 30.23 29.84 (Dar et al., 2017)(USDA) Chia Seeds 21.81 20.38 (Gahfoor et al., 2018) Sunflower Seeds 20.78 19.33 (Hamed et al., 2012)(USDA) Flax Seeds 19.85 19.46 (Shinde...

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Are there certain provisions or regulations in Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, Singapore and Thailand regarding a ‘No Sugar Added’ claim ...
How about Palatinose (Isomaltulose), can we make claim for "No Sugar Added? This is referring to the attached marketing material.

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Hi, may I know if collagen is stable against heat? Will it denature when subjected to UHT? Any clinical papers ...
Collagen breakdown is dependent on factors including temperature and time. High temperature and long period (about 20 minutes) of exposure to heat accelerate the collagen denaturation (Dumitriu & Popa, 2013). References Dumitriu, S. & Popa, V. I. (2013). Polymeric Biomaterials: Structure and...