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Qualitas triples algae production capacity in deal with partner

Algae ingredients firm Qualitas Health has taken an overnight quantum leap in capacity via a deal with a specialist production firm in New Mexico.

Setria Glutathione may brighten skin from within: Study

Oral consumption of Kyowa Hakko’s Setria-branded glutathione may boost skin health in healthy women, says a new study.

Algalif making headway in US market with Icelandic astaxanthin

The natural advantages of Iceland are helping astaxanthin player Algalif gain traction in the market, with the young company making headway in the US, says CEO Andrew Jacobson.

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BI launches new sweet potato-derived fiber ingredient

Ingredient company BI Nutraceuticals has launched a new sweet potato powder designed for adding fiber to baby foods, beverages, and snacks.

Ingredient Identity helps Indian firm expand in North and South America

Consulting firm Ingredient Identity is working with Bio-gen Extracts, an Indian ingredients supplier, to aid that company’s expansion into the United States and other global markets.

Indena’s DNA authentication program raises the bar for quality and traceability

With a unique herbarium, a new “DNA Tested” seal, and exclusive access to “breakthrough” handheld genomic technology for botanical ID testing, Indena is “giving a pragmatic solution to the industry”,...

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Kohjin announces special status from Koshser certifier

Kohjin Life Sciences has added to the long list of certifications for its Opitac Glutathione with a special status from a Kosher certifier.

NAXA head launches five new single-ingredient trade associations

The principal of a consulting firm that is the motivating force behind two single-ingredient trade organizations has launched an ‘incubator’ program that debuts with the formation of five new trade...

Mazza Innovation: ‘We want to change the way bioactives are extracted’

Mazza Innovation is gaining increasing attention in dietary supplement circles, with its technology offering an environmentally friendly, solvent-free way of extracting compounds like polyphenols, alkaloids, glycosides, and specialty carbohydrates.

Algatech aiming for multiple new algae-derived ingredient launches over next few years

Israel’s Algatechnologies is targeting a Q3 launch for a new algae-derived ingredient, with more launches to follow in 2018, the company’s director of marketing and sales told NutraIngredients-USA.

Bergstrom wants to take lead in setting record straight on MSM

Careful and consistent work on claims substantiation and a commitment to transparency has helped make Bergstrom a leader in the developing field of MSM,  a company executive said recently.

Winners revealed: Find out who won out at the NutraIngredients Awards 2017!

Leading members of the functional food, supplements, and healthy nutrition industry gathered in Geneva this week to celebrate huge successes ... and find out who won out in the battle...

Balchem cites problems with study linking choline to clots

A recent study linking choline with the risk of developing clots is flawed and should not detract from the decades of positive research on the ingredient, a supplier says.

Special edition: Sports nutrition

Focus and decision-making: The next big thing in sports nutrition?

The importance of mental strength in addition to physical strength is gaining increasing appreciation in sports nutrition, and key players are building the science around cognitive health in response to...

Indena and Hyris partner on portable genomic identification of botanicals

Italian botanical ingredient supplier Indena has agreed a strategic cooperation agreement with UK-based biotech Hyris for developing new methods for the genomic identification of botanical species.

Dispatches from Experimental Biology 2017

Study supports spearmint extract’s anti-inflammatory potential: Neumentix data

The anti-inflammatory potential of Kemin’s Neumentix spearmint (Mentha spicata L.) extract may equal that observed for indomethacin, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), says data from a study with lab rats....

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Algatech gets organic certification for algae-derived astaxanthin

Israel-based Algatechnologies Ltd. has achieved National Organic Program (NOP) certification for its 100% organic Haematococcus pluvialis microalgae powder and astaxanthin oleoresin.

What's on the label isn't always what's in the product

Do commercial probiotics need better quality controls?

Probiotic products should have a more stringent quality control process with processes that ensure contents match what is on the label, warns a new position paper.

New opportunities: Rimfrost plans new vessel as krill demand increases

Norwegian krill player Rimfrost says new opportunities and an increased demand are driving plans for a new higher capacity harvest vessel.

Taiyo gets Non-GMO certification on Suntheanine ingredient in effort to boost transparency

The pressure to obtain Non-GMO Project Verified status continues to induce dietary supplement suppliers to seek the certification, with one of the latest being Taiyo on its Suntheanine ingredient.

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Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics earns Non-GMO Project verification for 2 ingredients

Georgia-based Deerland Enzymes & Probiotics has achieved Non-GMO Project verification for its branded probiotic, DE111, as well as the company's branded prebiotic, PreforPro.

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Phoenix Formulations joins UNPA as an Executive Member

Phoenix Formulations, a custom contract manufacturer of dietary and nutritional supplements, has joined the United Natural Products Alliance (UNPA) as an Executive Member.

Developer debuts patented ingredient line with blend based on ‘ideal ratio’ of amino acids

An amino acid ingredient first developed to help burn victims battle muscle wasting is now debuting on the dietary supplement market.

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Ajinomoto’s Advantame sweetener approved in Canada

The zero calorie sweetener Advantame by Ajinomoto has been approved for use in Canada, the company announced this week.

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OmniActive self-affirms GRAS status of OmniXan-RS

An external expert panel has affirmed the GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) status of OmniActive’s OmniXan-RS zeaxanthin ingredient.

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