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Algae ingredient supplier Heliae juggles exec suite, moves to accelerate agroscience, animal nutrition segments

Heliae has a commercial-scale algae facility up and running in Gilbert, AZ. The company now wants to develop agroscience and animal nutrition ingredients.

Algae ingredients producer Heliae has announced a shift in the company’s focus to place new emphasis an agroscience and animal feed initiatives. A management shakeup accompanied what the company billed as a “new phase of technical development and commercialization.”

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The NutraIngredients-USA Digestive Health Forum

GoodBelly CEO joins R&D and market research experts to talk digestive health

Leading minds from the world of digestive health will join NutraIngredients-USA’s Stephen Daniells for an hour-long discussion of the sector, from science and claim substantiation, to market sizing and key consumer demographics.

New data supports EpiCor’s anti-inflammatory potential

EpiCor, the yeast fermentate from Embria, may offer anti-inflammatory effects, according to new human data that supports earlier findings from laboratory and animal studies.

More vitamin D in UK foods than previously: Study

The UK should update vitamin D food and supplement content estimations that have the knock-on effect of distorting population intake levels of the sunshine vitamin by about 3%, a study has concluded.

Global Industry News

Energy category brushes up against toothpaste from NutraIngredients.com

The rapidly broadening energy category has a new platform – energy toothpaste which has been launched in Russia.

Canola meal better than soybean meal for milk production from FeedNavigator.com

Substitution of soya protein meal with canola meal boosts milk production, say researchers.

Cargill soluble fiber nears commercialization; big potential for kids’ products from FoodNavigator-USA.com

Just over a year on from Cargill’s purchase of soluble wheat bran extract from health and nutrition firm Fugeia, the supplier is edging closer to commercializing the soluble dietary fiber and powerful antioxidant, as consumers worldwide (and at all ages) continue to fall short on fiber needs.

Protein2o CEO: There’s a gap in the market for lower calorie, great-tasting protein beverages from FoodNavigator-USA.com

While there is no shortage of high-protein shakes gracing shelves at mainstream as well as specialty retailers these days, there is a gap in the market for more refreshing beverages that pack in a meaningful amount of protein, without the calories, says the boss of one of the fastest-growing new...

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Twinlab can 'look to the future' now that recapitalization is complete

Twinlab can 'look to the future' now that recapitalization is complete

The restructuring of Twinlab is complete, as the entity Twinlab Consolidation Corporation has concluded its first deal,...

New trade organization forms with mission to define what 'natural' means

New trade organization forms with mission to define what 'natural' means

A new trade organization has formed with the mission to define what 'natural' means.  The nascent Organic...

CRN, NPA submit comments on FDA's proposed changes to food, supplement labels

CRN, NPA submit comments on FDA's proposed changes to food, supplement labels

Both the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the Natural Products Association have submitted a comments on FDA’s...

‘Specific strategies are needed to boost omega-3 intakes,’ says Pharmavite study. ‘We have a campaign to change the conversation,’ says GOED

‘Specific strategies are needed to boost omega-3 intakes,’ says Pharmavite study. ‘We have a campaign to change the conversation,’ says GOED

With a large percentage of American adults not meeting recommendations for omega-3 consumption, the Global Organization for...

'Fermentation revolution' transforming amino acid market, supplier says

'Fermentation revolution' transforming amino acid market, supplier says

The ongoing ‘fermentation revolution’ in the supply of amino acids continues to affect the production and potentially...

Review: Multivitamin and mineral supplements have possible modest benefits and ‘minimal, if any, risk’

Review: Multivitamin and mineral supplements have possible modest benefits and ‘minimal, if any, risk’

With many Americans failing to meet recommended intakes of select nutrients, multivitamin and mineral supplements could be...

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

Meta-analysis confirms calcium doesn't raise heart disease risk for older women, CRN says

A new meta-analysis has found that current evidence does not support the notion that calcium supplements increase...

Resveratrol supplements may improve memory performance in older adults: Study

Resveratrol supplements may improve memory performance in older adults: Study

Daily supplements containing resveratrol may boost memory performance in association with improved glucose metabolism in older adults,...

Evidence of gut/brain connection piles up, but actual products are a ways off, researcher says
Special edition: Cognitive Health

Evidence of gut/brain connection piles up, but actual products are a ways off, researcher says

The gut is teeming with bacteria, good and bad, and these organisms and their cousins living elsewhere...