Hydroponics – Organic or not?

Hydroponics is a type of agriculture which involves growing plants, typically crops, without soil. Plants are grown in mineral nutrient solutions and an inert media (like perlite, gravel, mineral wool, and others) may be used to provide support, to which mineral solutions are added. The fact that is it a soil-less type of agriculture causes … Continue reading Hydroponics – Organic or not?

Hinoman’s Vegetable Whole-protein Ingredient Granted GRAS Status

Hinoman, Ltd., has been granted self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status for its Mankai, a vegetable whole-protein ingredient with high nutritional value. The announcement was made during the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conference in Chicago, July 12-14. The GRAS designation is for the use of Mankai in functional foods and beverages, and was … Continue reading Hinoman’s Vegetable Whole-protein Ingredient Granted GRAS Status