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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 ...

A Plate Full Of Plastics: How Much Micro Plastic Do We Consume?
A Plate Full Of Plastics: How Much Micro Plastic Do We Consume?

Plastic was invented in 1907, almost a century ago and now microscopic pieces of plastic have been discovered in the most ...

China Will Issue Biosafety Certificates to Domestic GM Soybean, Corn
China Will Issue Biosafety Certificates to Domestic GM Soybean, Corn

BEIJING – China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it plans to issue biosafety certificates to a domestically grown, genetically modified (GM) soybean ...

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The application of gelatine in food industries is relatively broad, ranging from enhancement for the elasticity, consistency and stability of food products. Not only that, it is also used extensively in medicine, pharmaceuticals, personal care products as well as photographic industries (Ali et al.,...

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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...