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Dutch agricultural exports exceed €100 billion in 2021

Dutch agricultural exports exceed €100 billion in 2021

January 21, 2022 — The value of Dutch agricultural exports in 2021 reached 104.7 billion euros. Besides floriculture exports, meat was the country’s second most exported agricultural product. Meat exports rose 7% from €8.5 billion (US$9.6 billion) in 2020 to €9.1 billion (US$10.3 billion) in 2021. All other important agricultural products also increased in exports. …

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‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

‘craving-crushing’ botanical-laden chewing gum that curbs sugar urges for two hours

A company called Sweet Victory formulated the product using botanicals. It tastes like regular gum and comes in two flavors: mint and ginger-lemon. The company says it works within two minutes by blocking sugar receptors in the tongue, and its effects can last up to two hours. During this time, sweet foods or beverages that …

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In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

The Consumer Price Index, which measures economy-wide inflation for whole food, rose 0.8% from August to September – more than double the CPI for all items – with an annual increase of 4.6% for all food in September. The month-to-month increase is only 0.1% lower than the 0.9% increase for all food recorded for the …

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Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually worldwide, including 6 billion pounds of produce that is not harvested or sold for aesthetic reasons in the United States alone. In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that we waste more food than any other country, at …

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‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

‘We must ensure the affordability and accessibility of nutritious food’

One in five people in the UK live in poverty. In response to the energy crisis, the government is lifting the energy price cap by 12% from today (October 1). At the same time, food prices are rising due to rising commodity markets and rising packaging and shipping costs. These inflationary pressures will hit the …

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Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

The SFA Trendspotter Panel, which includes market analysts, food researchers, professional chefs and culinary arts professors, converged almost throughout the three digital SFA demonstrations to research thousands of specialty food and beverage products from around the world. After analyzing the data and the group’s findings, five clear trends emerged, said Denise Purcell, SFA’s vice president …

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Cola: Non-dairy products outlast lactose |  Feature Columnist

Cola: Non-dairy products outlast lactose | Feature Columnist

Take care of your health and help stop the spread of COVID-19 to save lives. Please verify information before posting any misinformation about dietary and nutritional supplement treatments for COVID. There isn’t any. However, it is important to eat healthy and be physically active to support a healthy immune system. QI love ice cream, but …

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