Insights from BCC Research

Food Traceability: From 'Cow to Cup'

Posted by Clayton Luz on May 1, 2017 1:48:56 PM
New technologies to stop the production of counterfeit and fraudulent food products have a dairy manufacturer keeping tabs on its milk products from the farm to the grocer to the consumer.
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New Research Finds Avocado Extract Can Prevent Listeria In Food

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jan 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Growing consumer interest in healthier and more natural ingredients has fostered greater demand for food products formulated without synthetic additives. However, food still has to be safe for consumers to eat. Because some additives are needed for food safety reasons, food product developers are challenged with developing more "natural" additives that can produce comparable results.

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Consumption of Milk Alternative Products Increasing, Spurring Market Growth

Posted by Clayton Luz on Jun 23, 2016 8:56:57 AM

More consumers are choosing plant-based options either because of personal preference or because of recommendations from health or nutrition professionals. At the same time, they are becoming more interested in plant-based options for milk that offer great taste combined with the nutrients that can be found in cow’s milk.

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Anything but Small - The Big Benefits of Micronutrients

Posted by Jess Johnson on Mar 17, 2016 9:10:18 AM

Most people understand the importance of mineral nutrients for plant health. Essential nutrients, like nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium are integral to a plant's growth and survival. Macronutrients like these and others are regulated using fertilizer and soil care and are a major component of plant husbandry. Over the past few decades, however, scientists have found that there are other minerals that work "behind the scenes." They're called micronutrients, and they're just as important as their more popular counterparts.

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Topics: Food and Beverage