Nuts and Dried Fruit News
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INC Talks to Andrew Roenbeck, Executive Chef at Boca Raton Resort & Club, Florida
17 July, 2019
"Nuts and dried fruits add the extra love to cuisine".
Get a Great Start to the Day with Nuts and Dried Fruits!
4 July, 2019
Nowadays, energy is turning into a key element within a contemporary health and wellness lifestyle. As consumers, we are starting to get tired of the concept of weight management and...
Potassium from Raisins May Help You Maintain A Normal Blood Pressure
1 July, 2019
Did you know that in California, where weather conditions are optimal for vineyards, grapes are dried by being placed in the sun? They produce natural seedless raisins, mostly made from...
Suffering from Food Allergies? Here Is Your Must-Have Guide
30 May, 2019
What is food allergy? How common are allergies? Diagnosis, labeling, key aspects of allergen management and much more. The INC presents a new information resource: an Allergens Toolkit.
Learn How Hazelnuts May Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease
30 May, 2019
Did you know that hazelnuts have been a feature of the human diet since prehistory? Hazelnuts are thought to have originated in Asia, from where they spread to Europe, making...
Dried Figs: Fascinating Facts you Never Knew About Them
24 April, 2019
Did you know that figs are indigenous to Western Asia and are found throughout the Mediterranean area, where the climate is ideal for their production? The succulent fruit, both fresh...
The Potential Contribution of Traditional Dried Fruits to Public Health
8 April, 2019
This paper is based on a scientific workshop held in London, UK, at the Kings Fund, on June 7, 2018, to explore key scientific issues relating to dried fruits. The...
Nuts for a Healthier World’s Campaign from INC Raises €47,800 to Fight Against Child Malnutrition
27 March, 2019
Since January €47,800 has been raised for the international NGO Save the Children through Nuts for a Healthier World Campaign. INC International Nut and Dried Fruit Council’s global campaign has...
Let’s Learn More About… Cashews
25 March, 2019
Did you know that cashews (Anacardium occidentale L.) are native to North-east Brazil? During the 16th century, the Portuguese took cashews from Brazil and introduced them into India (Kerala and...
INC Talks to Leonor Espinosa, Head Chef at Leo Restaurant in Bogotá, Colombia
19 March, 2019
“I work with biologists, ethnobotanists and dendrologists to discover promising species that can be incorporated into dishes and condiments, trying always to conserve nature and the essence of the product.”
Let’s Learn More About… Dried Apricots
5 March, 2019
Did you know that, according to the Russian Botanist Vavilov, there are three places that could be the origin of dried apricots: The Chinese (China and Tibet), the Central Asian...
Cashews May Have 16% Less Calories Than Previously Thought
27 February, 2019
New scientific findings showed that the energy content of cashews -the calories- is 16% lower than what is typically stated on current food labels and databases in the United States,...