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Emulsifiers and Stabilisers – Magic for Meat Application
Emulsifiers and Stabilisers – Magic for Meat Application

Emulsifiers and stabilisers can be incorporated into a wide range of applications including bakery and confectionery, dairy and frozen desserts, ...

Almost half a billion in Asia are still hungry, UN reports
Almost half a billion in Asia are still hungry, UN reports

Despite rapid economic growth, the Asia-Pacific region has nearly a half billion people who go hungry according to a United ...

Sugar import from India to be duty-free
Sugar import from India to be duty-free

The commerce ministry yesterday agreed to withdraw the 40 percent duty on sugar imports from India, much to the ire ...

Know the Differences between Indian & Pakistani Cuisine
Know the Differences between Indian & Pakistani Cuisine

  Indian and Pakistani food is spicy, aromatic and rich in taste. But you are deeply mistaken if you say Indian ...

Taiwan Companies Looking to Penetrate Malaysian Halal Market
Taiwan Companies Looking to Penetrate Malaysian Halal Market

KUALA LUMPUR: A Taiwan food & beverage company, King Car Group, intends to penetrate the Malaysian halal market, encouraged by ...

Hard To Kill Worm from USA Is the Latest Threat to Indian, Asian Food Security
Hard To Kill Worm from USA Is the Latest Threat to Indian, Asian Food Security

A fall armyworm invasion in Asia could have a devastating impact on Asia’s maize and rice producers New Delhi – After ...

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Global consumption of Ultra-high-temperature (UHT) treated milk and dairy products are on the rise. The UHT treated dairy products are mainly custard and high protein beverages.   Milk Protein Concentrate (MPC) can be incorporated into dairy products to replace sodium caseinate. MPC is a concen...

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Charlotte 309 views
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Gluten is a protein composite that occurs naturally in wheat, rye, barley, and crossbreeds of these grains. Foods that typically contain gluten include breads, cakes, cereals, pastries, pastas, and many other grain-based foods (FDA, 2018). However, gluten is only partially digested in our body which...

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The human gut is one of the most complex ecosystems, composed of 1013-1014 microorganisms which play an important role in human health - Large number of bacteria that shapes many important physiological and metabolic processes as well as the development of immune system. It has been shown that the c...

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tiancai.l 826 views
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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anonymous 651 views
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...

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won 717 views
Please kindly advise limitation of bakery for PGE in Indonesia and Philippines. Thank you very much. ...
As per information from BPOM, E475 Polyglycerol Esters of fatty acid may be used in fine bakery wares (sweet, salty, savoury), limited by a maximum amount of 10,000mg/kg according to Nomor 20 Tahun 2013 Tentang Maksimum Penggunaan Bahan Tambahan Pangan Pengemulsi.