Cranberries clean up

first_imgCranberry supplier Ocean Spray Ingredient Technology Group has introduced a new version of its sweetened dried cranberry (SDC). The natural juice SDC is claimed by the company to deliver all the health benefits associated with cranberries in an all-natural product. Sweetened entirely by natural fruit, it has a clean ingredient profile, which offers food manufacturers a marketing edge in the health and functional foods sector, says the company.“Now manufacturers within the health food sector can add new value and functionality to their products by incorporating this fruit ingredient, without compromising the end product’s ingredient list,” says Ocean Spray ITG senior manager, worldwide marketing, Arun Hiranandani.According to the firm, the SDC has a tangy taste, vibrant colour and process tolerance. The product is claimed to retain its shape and colour during manufacture without suffering colour bleed or moisture loss. It is suitable for baked goods, cereal bars and fruit and nut mixes.last_img read more

HK protesters make ‘daring’ campus breakout

first_imgHONG KONG – Dozens of protestersshimmied down plastic hosing from a bridge and fled using motorbikes during anescape from a university campus here on Monday. Anti-government protesters trapped inside Hong Kong Polytechnic University abseil onto a highway and escape before being forced to surrender during a police besiege of the campus in Hong Kong, China on Nov. 18. HK01/HANDOUT VIA REUTERS Polytechnic University in Kowloondistrict is at the center of a standoff in the past week that has seen the mostintense violence in five months of anti-government demonstrations.(Reuters)center_img Some of the protesters who escapedlowered themselves several meters from a bridge they had occupied on the campusto a flyover below. They then sped off on the back of motorcycles that werealready waiting or arrived quickly.    last_img read more

Babita Phogat on sister Vinesh’s win: ‘It is a huge achievement’

first_img 11 months ago Dutee Chand, announces selection for the Doha World Championships 11 months ago Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Championships 2019 With Back Injury First Published: 19th September, 2019 14:15 IST 11 months ago Vinesh Phogat eyes World Wrestling Championship title 11 months ago Vinesh Phogat wins Bronze in WWC, qualifies for Tokyo 2020 Olympics 11 months ago Dipa Karmakar is down but not out, insists coach Bishweshwar Nandi Last Updated: 19th September, 2019 14:15 IST Babita Phogat On Sister Vinesh’s Win: ‘It Is A Huge Achievement’ Babita Phogat, CWG Champion, on Thursday congratulated sister Vinesh Phogat for winning the bronze medal in WWC and securing a place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. LIVE TV Manjiri Chitre Babita Phogat, the Common Wealth Games (CWG) Champion on Thursday congratulated her sister Vinesh Phogat for winning the bronze medal in the World Wrestling Championship and securing a place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. “It is a huge achievement as no Indian female before has qualified for the Olympics under the World Wrestling Championship,” Babita Phogat said while speaking to Republic TV on Thursday. She further stated that winning a gold medal in the World Championship is like winning a medal in the Olympics. Celebrating sister’s win, Babita has also congratulated sister on Twitter.  COMMENT WATCH US LIVE FOLLOW US WE RECOMMEND Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00Loaded: 0%Duration 0:00Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio TrackQuality LevelsFullscreenThis is a modal window. This video is restricted from playing on your current domain Error Code: PLAYER_ERR_DOMAIN_RESTRICTED Session ID: 2020-09-09:91ffa38d954cb65aad867be Player Element ID: video_player_5f5858677938b OK Close Modal DialogBeginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Read: Vinesh Phogat wins Bronze in WWC, qualifies for Tokyo 2020 OlympicsSpeaking about the increasing focus on wrestling, the CWG Champion further thanked Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, the President of Wrestling Federation and Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh for taking wrestling as a sport to another level. She also stated that she is grateful to the Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar for bringing wrestling into focus. She also stated that Kiren Rijiju’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) is helping for the games in the country to move forward. According to the Sports Authority of India, The TOPS is a flagship program of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports which is an attempt to provide assistance to India’s top athletes. It further stated that the Scheme looks to add a premium to the preparations of these athletes so that they can win Olympic medals in 2020 and 2024 Olympics.On Vinesh’s struggling journey During the 2016 Rio Olympics, Vinesh Phogat had sustained a serious knee injury during her bout against Sun Yanan of China in the quarter-finals of the Women’s Freestyle 48kg category. It was declared that Vinesh will not be able to continue the match and hence Sun was declared the winner. Speaking about her struggle in the past four years, sister Babita Phogat said, “A player’s toughest time is when he/she gets injured. But it is the difficult time that increases the speed to work harder.” She further stated that after Vinesh’s recovery, she has worked even harder towards her goal to make her mark in the championship. “It was her dream to win a medal in the Olympics, and keeping that in mind, she has worked towards it,” she said. Read: Hima Das Ruled Out Of World Championships 2019 With Back InjuryVinesh Phogat’s victoryVinesh Phogat opened India’s medals account in this edition of World Wrestling Championship in Noor Sultan, Kazakhstan, by bagging bronze in the women’s 53 kg category beating two-time World medallist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece in the third place play-off on Wednesday. Although she started slowly, but soon used her experience to take full grip and control over her opponent to pin her down to win a strongly contested bronze medals play off. She has marked her place in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The Tokyo 2020 Olympics is all set to commence on July 24 and go on till August 9.Read: Vinesh Phogat eyes World Wrestling Championship titleRead: Dutee Chand, announces selection for the Doha World Championships SUBSCRIBE TO US Written Bylast_img read more

White Set to Tempt Mayweather Out from Retirement

first_imgMayweather, who boasts a flawless 49-0 record as a boxer, previously stated clashing with McGregor was ‘possible’, while McGregor posted a mock-up promotional photo via his social media.Joseph Parker v Carlos TakamJWhite told The Dan Patrick Show of the situation: “[McGregor] is under contract with the UFC. Listen, if Floyd wants to fight Conor, call me Floyd.”McGregor previously said: “I’m open to discussions; come at me. But I hold the key, and it’s me who holds the key to the fight game.“I am open-minded. I am open to discussion. I love competition. I love fighting. It would be nice to make that fight if the fans were interested and wanted to see it.”Should McGregor step in against Mayweather, legendary boxing coach Freddie Roach has been tipped to coach the Crumlin man, and Roach told boxingscene.com: “They did ask me if I’ll train him. I said ‘Sure, bring him down’.“I’d like to see [him], meet the guy and see what he has. He seems like a nice guy.”McGregor, who has operated primarily as a featherweight (145lbs) in the UFC, recently stepped up to welterweight (170lbs) only to suffer a submission defeat to Nate Diaz.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Floyd Mayweather has been invited to open discussions over fighting Conor McGregor by UFC president Dana White.‘Money’ officially retired from the sport of boxing back in September but rumours continue the American will end his period of inactivity by taking on Ireland’s controversial mixed martial artist McGregor.last_img read more