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KunaPops from Ecuadorian producer LiveKuna will be hitting the US shelves this month. Pic: LiveKuna

Ecuadorian probiotic snacks gain listing on Amazon

By Gill Hyslop

KunaPops, puffed quinoa and chia snacks produced by Ecuadorian organic flour and snack producer LiveKuna, will be listed on Amazon US this month, following its success in Canada.

Dietary fibres may protect against asthma: Mouse data

Dietary fibres may protect against asthma: Mouse data

By Nathan Gray

A lack of fermentable fibres in people's diet may pave the way for allergic inflammatory reactions such as asthma - and increasing intake of these fibres could help battle asthma, according to new research. 

Business mushrooms

Business mushrooms

Exotic products are flooding the European and American food market
these days. Japanese producer Yukiguni Maitake has just patented a
dry process that ensures that the mushrooms arrive in supermarkets
in tip-top condition.

Hi-tech bars

Hi-tech bars

French ingredients firm Rhodia Food has developed technology to
include beneficial probiotics in a nutritional bar, helping
manufacturers to tap two of the biggest trends in healthy eating.


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