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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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Charlotte 420 views
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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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Ong Hui Tyng 1035 views
Pls to advice a general gelato ( ice-cream ) recipe. thank you ...
Fresh milk, skimmed milk powder, whole milk powder, sweetened condense milk, Milk Protein Concentrate, Milk Protein Isolate contributes to milk solids in gelato formulations. Other added ingredients on the other hand such as dextrose solid, liquid dextrose or glucose syrup, Whey Protein Concentrate,...

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won 1505 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.

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Sherry 1257 views
Please advise the regulation of inulin in Indonesia, such as the approved health/nutritional claim, maximum dosage in food and supplement, ...
According to Peraturan Pengawasan Klaim Dalam Label Dan Iklan Pangan Olahan (Nomor HK.03.1.23.11.11.09909 Tahun 2011), prebiotic claim is not allowed for inulin and calcium absorption claim is also not allowed for inulin-oligofructose mixture. Pre-approval of the claims from BPOM is needed.   R...