From the beginning of a mother?s pregnancy until a child?s 2nd birthday is a unique time when nutrition forever affects the health and future of the child ? the first 1,000 days. Childhood malnutrition is devastating. In 2011, UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank estimated 165 million children under 5y were stunted ? 36% of all children in Arica and 27% in Asia. The lack of vital nutrients ? vitamins, long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, and minerals ? limits children from being healthy and as productive […]
As Brazilian consumers develop a more sophisticated sweet tooth, Mintel has found that the sugar and gum market in Brazil has topped the $5 billion USD barrier.