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Prinova expands global manufacturing with acquisition of Lycored's premix business

Food ingredients giant Prinova is accelerating its global expansion strategy with the acquition of Lycored's premix business. Lycored, in turn, will expedite its move toward concentration in its carotenoid and...

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FMC to sell omega-3 business to Pelagia

The Epax omega-3 business is being sold by FMC Corporation to Pelagia AS. 

Dosage and delivery shine in a generic sports nutrition market

Improvements in delivery formats and dosage forms has been a hallmark of the sports nutrition space for a number of years now as demands of an athlete require food to be...

Algarithm Ingredients Inc. launches with new algae-derived omega-3 ingredients

In response to market demand for plant-based omega-3s, Algarithm Ingredients Inc. has spun out of POS Bio-Sciences and is offering vegetarian DHA ingredients from algal oil.

What’s old is new again: Big brand interest in chromium picolinate increasing, says Nutrition 21 president

After several years of being “overlooked” as fad ingredients took the spotlight, industry attention is returning to chromium picolinate, an ingredient with dozens of clinical trials to substantiate its benefits...

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Deerland announces infusion of private capital

Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics announced a private equity investment from RoundTable Health Partners.

Enzymotec launches higher concentrate krill oil that trades on purity message

Enzymotec has expanded on its krill purity message with a new, higher concentrate form of its K-Real ingredient.

Dietary supplement industry promotes self-regulation, need for increased access on Capitol Hill

More than 75 members of the Council for Responsible Nutrition and the American Herbal Products Association will “fly-in” to Capitol Hill today to meet with members of Congress and their...

Ganeden bets on inactivated probiotic ingredient for new applications

Probiotic giant Ganeden says its new immune ingredient looks to take the benefits of its validated strain into categories and areas that probiotics cannot be used.

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Blend of probiotics and prebiotics has weight management benefits, DuPont research finds

Study participants who consumed a combination of two ingredients—a prebiotic and probiotic—experienced more body fat and waist circumference reduction compared to a placebo, a study funded by DuPont Nutrition &...

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Aker BioMarine named as Norway’s ‘most innovative business’

Krill player Aker BioMarine has been named as Norway’s most innovative company by leading magazine Innovasjonsmagasinet, the company said.

Algatech Opens US Subsidiary, names Seguine as new US Head

Israeli microalgae experts Algatech has opened Algatech Inc., a New York City-based subsidiary, and appointed industry veteran Ken Seguine to lead the new operation.

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NattoPharma partners with Nutriangels to expand Brazil presence

A new partnership between vitamin K2 supplier NattoPharma and innovative Brazilian nutraceutical brand is further expanding the presence of MenaQ7 Vitamin K2 as MK-7 in Brazil, the company announced.

Astaxanthin supplements may improve heart rates during exercise

Daily supplements containing astaxanthin may lower the heart rate of recreational athletes during exercise, says a new study.

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Valensa joins Algae Biomass Organization, eyes next gen microalgae nutraceuticals

Florida-based Valensa International has joined the Algae Biomass Organization (ABO), as the company recognizes algae as a source of sustainable and innovative nutraceuticals.

DuPont expands probiotics production in New York State

Leading probiotics supplier DuPont Nutrition & Health is expanding its operations in Rochester, NY as demand for the beneficial microorganisms grows around the world.

‘Next gen’ probiotics: Chr. Hansen adds 100 new strain development library

Danish bioscience firm Chr. Hansen says 100 new strains added to its library could help development of new commercial probiotics for a range of metabolic, immune, and digestive health issues.

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Balchem expands nutrition & health business with Innovative Food Processors, Inc. acquisition

Balchem Corporation has acquired Innovative Food Processors (IFP), Inc., a privately held manufacturer of agglomerated and microencapsulated food and nutrition ingredients.

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Valensa International gets US patent for eye health formula

The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent to Florida-based Valensa International covering its commercial its EyePro MD formula.

Frutarom: Our focus in the USA is our branded ingredients

Frutarom Health is eyeing growth in the US market, with its branded ingredients leading the way, supported by proprietary science.

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Maypro named exclusive distributor of BioActive’s RealOrganic Curcumin

Maypro Industries has been named the exclusive distributor of RealOrganic Curcumin by BioActives LLC.

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KD Pharma Group invests in Nutriceutical Holdings

Omega-3 producer KD Pharma will become the largest shareholder in Nutriceutical Holdings (NH), parent company of Physician Recommended Nutriceuticals (PRN) and Veterinarian Recommended Solutions (VRS).

Naturex emphasizes traceability for new turmeric and blueberry ingredients

French botanical ingredient giant Naturex has launched two new ingredients - ThinkBlue and Turmipure – produced in compliance with its Pathfinder program, a 360° approach to traceability, transparency and trust.

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Vertical integration provides bulwark against adulteration, proponents say

In an age where the dietary supplement industry is wrestling with adulteration issues in an increasingly open way, vertical integration can be a key component of a botanical ingredient supplier’s...

Omega-3 outfit SeaDragon posts substantial loss, but insists sales outlook is strong

New Zealand fish oil firm SeaDragon has posted a net loss after tax of NZ$6,659,000 for the year to 31 March, its preliminary financial results reveal.

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