Ingredients > Fruit & vegetables

Model predicts sweet corn quality

09 November, 2007

American scientists have developed a crop simulation model that can predict the quality and yield of sweet corn.

Spoiling fruit and vegetables have more antioxidants: study

30 October, 2007

Belgian scientists have reported that fruits and vegetables do not lose any antioxidant content in the days after purchase, even as tell-tale signs of spoilage appear.

Classifying mild onions

26 September, 2007

Onions that are mild in flavour and suitable for eating raw are to be labelled as mild under a new onion classification system.

Shaken, not stirred cranberries

16 July, 2007

Producing sweetened dried cranberries (SDC) is a science that Ocean Spray has been working to perfect

Getting ahead of tainted lettuce

19 January, 2007 by Deane Morrison

In this era of E. coli and Salmonella outbreaks, consumers are concerned about harmful bacteria and viruses hitching a ride on fresh fruits and vegetables

Raspberries full of health benefits

03 April, 2006

Antioxidants are believed to have substantial health benefits and raspberries in particular are a good source. In fact, raspberries may have 10 times more antioxidants than tomatoes or broccoli. Further, raspberries contain some specific antioxidants that are found almost nowhere else.

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