Corn and soybean prices have dropped sharply since the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued its November Crop Production Report, which contained a smaller forecast of the size of the 2011 harvest for both crops.
The Taura Fruit Ingredients & Snacking Report 2012 says that fruit and vegetables already have an overwhelmingly positive image in consumers' minds, presenting a major advantage in a market where the EU's Nutrition & Health Claims Regulation is set to make it more difficult to promote products with specific health benefits. The report includes data from a survey asking consumers what lifestyle changes they felt they should make.
October is Spina Bifida Awareness Month, says Judi Adams, president of the Grain Foods Foundation. Find out how her organization is helping raise awareness about the role that enriched grains play in prevention.