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Industry insights from NIZO: Improving the sensory experiences of plant proteins

Continuing our exploration of the protein transition, this month I again spoke to Fred van de Velde, head of NIZO’s Protein Functionality Expertise Group. In a previous column​, Fred explained all about how to choose the right plant protein for a specific product by balancing the competing requirements of consumer preferences, product developers’ technical specifications…

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UK tea Business Requires climate Goals to protect largest producer Kenya

Climate change is affecting the world’s four largest tea producing countries: Kenya, China, India and Sri Lanka, the report said. Kenya alone produces half the tea drunk in UK and is the world’s biggest exporter, but the country’s medium level tea growing regions are set to decrease by 39%, according to the charity, as the…

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The US Video Game Industry Is Thriving Right Now

The NPD Group has released its report for the first quarter of 2021, showing how well the US video game industry performed in the January-March period. In short, the US games market is thriving right now due in part to the launch of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X and the continued effect the…

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Euro zone business output wipes out Jan gains in Feb

BRUSSELS, April 14 (Reuters) – Euro zone industrial output declined as expected in February after expansion in January, dampening prospects for economic growth in the first quarter after a solid end to 2020 for manufacturers.Eurostat said industrial production in the 19 countries sharing the euro fell 1.0% month-on-month in February for a 1.6% year-on-year drop,…

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Tech Sector sees surge in Distant working job postings

Pandemic drives an increase in demand for “work anywhere” jobs and hybrid skills, research says By Angelica Mari Published: 09 Apr 2021 9:45 Technology professionals have seen a sharp increase in the availability of “work anywhere” vacancies, as well as demands for an ability to “handle everything” since the emergence of the Covid-19 pandemic, according…

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Cruise industry salty over CDC Strategy to keep travelers safe from COVID at sea

Never forget — CDC didn’t mandate vaccinations on board but added extra layers of protection. Beth Mole – Apr 6, 2021 10:05 pm UTC Enlarge / YOKOHAMA, JAPAN – FEBRUARY 10: A member of the media wears a face mask while walking past the Diamond Princess cruise ship.The cruise industry is rather salty about the…

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How has the PFS sector adapted to the shift towards digital and connectivity wellbeing

SMi Reports: Now in its 8th year, the Pre-Filled Syringes East Coast virtual conference will bring together international industry experts in the field. (1888PressRelease) April 02, 2021 – We continue to witness significant growth and innovation in the pre-filled syringe and injection device market as well as evolution of the regulatory landscape. Delegates stand to…

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Music Industry Moves: Saweetie Re-Ups With Warner Chappell; MLC Names Three Top Executives

Warner Chappell Music, the global publishing arm of Warner Music Group, has extended its worldwide publishing agreement with multi-platinum artist and songwriter Saweetie. The rapper – who is also signed to Warner Chappell’s sister label, Warner Records – has scored hits with songs like “Back to the Streets” ft. Jhené Aiko, “Tap In” and “Pretty Bitch Freestyle,” along…

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Industry insights from NIZO: In vitro models and the search for health benefit substantiation

There is a growing awareness of the health benefits of food beyond its basic nutritional value. For example, specific components of food can boost the immune system, affect intestinal health, modulate the gut microbiome and even inhibit pathogens binding to cells in our digestive tract. Not surprisingly, this is attracting a lot of consumer interest.…

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Data center industry to develop into trillion-dollar’fifth utility’ by end of decade

The pandemic has helped elevate the importance of data centers.