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TradeLink Internationals weekly round up of organic, gluten free and ancient grain news from around the world.

Global gluten-free foods consumption 2016 market research insights shared in detailed report - WhaTech

The Gluten-Free Foods market analysis is provided for major regions including USA, Europe, China and Japan, and other regions can be added. For each region, market size and end users are analyzed as well as segment markets by types, applications and companies.

Semi-Automated Quinoa Purveyor 'Eatsa' Opening 2nd FiDi Location Tomorrow | Hoodline

Eatsa offers a semi-automated, somewhat futuristic dining experience, with quinoa-based meals in a variety of preparations ordered via touchscreen or app and delivered into wall cubbies.

Fry's Family Food Launches New Nature's Plant Protein Range

The Fry Family Food Company has launched a new 100% plant-based and vegan range, called Nature's Plant Proteins. The range aims at offering great tasting, high protein meat replacements to both vegetarians and 'flexitarians'. The range is created using proteins derived from grains, legumes, rice and superfoods - such as flaxseed, rice protein, quinoa and chia seeds.

Enjoying pizza again with whole grain substitutes for wheat

Taking double passes; one on sugars (like granulated sugar and high fructose corn syrup), as well as on today's ubiquitous highly-hybridized wheat sure isn't easy. Many food products contain both, which makes it nearly impossible to find simultaneous replacements that contain neither.

Major brands reverse course on genetically modified food labels

the Senate blocked a controversial measure that would have prevented states from passing initiatives like Prop. 37, such as the GMO labeling law due to roll out July 1 in Vermont. Days later, General Mills announced it would voluntarily add GMO labels to all of its products; fellow industrial food giants Mars, Kellogg Co.

Seaweed 'the next superfood,' says Mintel

by Monica Watrous ANAHEIM, CALIF. - Seaweed may become "the next superfood," said Stephanie Mattucci, global food science analyst at Mintel, Chicago. Food and drink product launches featuring seaweed flavors increased by 76% in North America between 2011 and 2015. Recent innovation in the seaweed snack category was on display at Natural Products Expo West, held March 10-13 in Anaheim.

Organic farming in the EU

Today, organic farming plays an increasingly bigger role on the world's agricultural stage. In the European Union, the use of organic agricultural land has almost doubled in recent years. Austria, the Czech Republic and Estonia have the highest proportion of organically farmed land in Europe. EU citizens are also increasing their demand for organic products.