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Myanmar Govt to Relax Alcohol Import Ban & Licensing Rules
Myanmar Govt to Relax Alcohol Import Ban & Licensing Rules

Myanmar’s Ministry of Commerce has drafted regulations that would allow the import of foreign alcohol, a senior official says, and in ...

Vietnamese Province Binh Dinh Launches Vegetable Brand
Vietnamese Province Binh Dinh Launches Vegetable Brand

NZ-backed development project unveils La Lanh range of sustainably sourced produce at Big C store in Qui Nhon A five-year project to develop ...

A Prison in India is Selling Food Cooked by Inmates Online Called “The Freedom Combo”
A Prison in India is Selling Food Cooked by Inmates Online Called “The Freedom Combo”

For eight years, the prisoners at Viyyur Central Prison in Kerala’s Thrissur have been cooking up biriyani, chapatis and more through ...

Convenience stores pushing more fresh food to fuel growth in Southeast Asia
Convenience stores pushing more fresh food to fuel growth in Southeast Asia

Mynews and FamilyMart among chains expanding their ready-to-eat and hot meal offerings. TOKYO — Convenience stores across Southeast Asia are expanding their ...

Philippines Bans Import of Pork Products from Laos As Deadly Pig Virus Spreads
Philippines Bans Import of Pork Products from Laos As Deadly Pig Virus Spreads

MANILA, June 27 (Xinhua) — The Philippines has temporary banned the importation, distribution and sale of processed pork meat products from Laos, ...

Foodie Trivia: How 8 Famous Chocolates Got Their Names
Foodie Trivia: How 8 Famous Chocolates Got Their Names

If you’re a chocoholic and have a sweet tooth, it’s safe to say you’ve probably tasted at least one of ...

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Freeze-dried could retain the majority of vitamins and minerals. The process is so fast that it removes the moisture from the food without destroying the food structure (Sarangam & Chakraborty, 2015). References Sarangam, S. & Chakraborty, P. (2015). Comparative Studies on Quality Analysis o...

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Ricebowl Food Expert 417 views
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Cissus quadrangularis has been used as a medicinal plant since antiquity. Cissus has been used in various Ayurvedic classical medicines to heal broken bones and injured ligaments &    tendons. Proven benefits of Cissus quadrangularis are:- 1) Helps to heal broken bones. 2) Reduces the risk of ty...

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Charlotte 121 views
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Soymilk powder is manufactured from liquid soymilk that is extracted from whole or dehulled soybean, by concentrating and spray-drying (Gupta, 2014). Spray drying is widely used as the commercial method to dry milk due to its short heat contact time and high rate of evaporation that produced high qu...

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Silica Gel – The Moisture Absorber Dry desiccants are hygroscopic that can absorb moisture from environment for both physical (for example: Silica Gel) and chemical adsorption (for example: Calcium Chloride). This enable the relative humidity in the headspace of sealed pack to be reduced (Gaikwad et...