Tree Nut and Dried Fruit Productions to Increase by Over 4% in 2016-17 Season

The INC has released its latest Global Statistical Review with production trends for tree nuts, peanuts and dried fruits for 2016-17.

Tree Nut and Dried Fruit Productions to Increase by Over 4% in 2016-17 Season

World tree nut production forecast for 2016/17 is expected to reach 4.02 million MT, representing a 5.77% crop growth. These data refer to figures on a kernel basis, except for pistachios, which are in-shell basis. Pistachios appear to be the crop which will experience the biggest increment this season, by 34%, up to 703,700 MT. […]

Researchers find Whole and Chopped Almonds Provide Fewer Calories than previously thought

Researchers find Whole and Chopped Almonds Provide Fewer Calories than previously thought

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought—and that the number of calories is largely dependent on form1. The study, conducted by scientists from USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and jointly funded by Almond Board of California and USDA ARS, shows that […]

Customer Experience Rethink crucial as consumers opt for online

More consumers are now purchasing products and services online than in store, according to the latest Deloitte Consumer Review. Survey of 2,000 UK adults reveals that more than half of consumers believe the overall shopping experience is important when making their purchasing decision.

Customer Experience Rethink crucial as consumers opt for online

More consumers are now purchasing products online rather than in store, according to new research from Deloitte, the business advisory firm. The findings come from a survey of 2,000 UK consumers, published in the latest Deloitte Consumer Review: CX marks the spot: Rethinking the customer experience to win. According to the research, online purchasing has […]

Soft drink giants funded organisation to publish benefits of light products

Soft drink giants funded organisation to publish benefits of light products

A study that came out in November, which showed that light products can help you lose weight, appears to have been financed by a company in the portfolio of Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. The survey found that diet products are better than water, when the subjects tried to lose weight, reports The Independent. That, contrary to earlier studies […]