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Supply chain performance not profitability at heart of food firms’ voluntary sign-up

The BSE scandal, the avian flu, and the recent horsemeat scandal has emphasised the importance of full traceability of the meat supply chain. ©iStock/

Motivations for voluntarily implementing food traceability schemes stem not from the need to maximise profits but enhance information, safety and quality management within the supply chain.

China is lagging behind when it comes to medical nutrition.

China’s medical nutrition mistakes: ‘You can’t starve a tumour to death’

irculating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use.©iStock

Multivitamin use ‘a major determinant’ of higher B-vitamin status

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Industry innovation can help target products to the elderly


Eight companies chosen for PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse

“I think everyone is really trying to mimic the tremendous growth of LaCroix," Euromonitor drinks analyst Matthew Barry said. ©iStock/jarih

Growing trend of everyday wellness positions sparkling water as ‘guilt-free indulgence’: Euromonitor

The event takes place in Singapore in October.

Probiota Asia: World-leading probiotics summit comes to Asia and calls for abstracts

The World Health Organization believes that by 2020 osteoarthritis will become the fourth most common cause of disability worldwide due to the aging population.©iStock/Remains

Bones of contention: Joint-up thinking key to market gains

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Vitamin C oversupply could end soon

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