All news articles for May 2017

Maritech fucoidan extracts and Undaria pinnatifida spore. Image: Marinova

Marinova attains GRAS status for fucoidan extracts

By Stephen Daniells

Australian biotechnology company Marinova Pty Ltd has received a letter of no objection for its GRAS (Generally Recognised As Safe) status of its Maritech fucoidan extracts.

Functional food bar launches with Niagen nicotinamide riboside

Functional food bar launches with Niagen nicotinamide riboside

By Stephen Daniells

Barology’s Live Younger bar is the first launch of Niagen nicotinamide riboside (NR) into the functional food space, and offers consumers a new way to help boost cellular metabolism and cellular energy production, said ChromaDex.

May New Product Launches: Energy for the body and brain

May New Product Launches: Energy for the body and brain

By Adi Menayang

What came out this spring? We have several supplements for brain health, sports nutrition, sexual vitality, and non-drug allergy relief tablets made of quercetin, vitamin D3, and perilla extract.

Chicory root. Picture: Cargill

ABA: Fiber suppliers are stuck in a 'holding pattern'

Nutrition Facts overhaul proves double-edged sword for inulin

By Elaine WATSON

The arrival of the new-look Nutrition Facts panel (which will require manufacturers to list added sugar), is generating renewed interest in inulin: a widely-used ingredient from chicory root that also serves as a sugar replacer. But this enthusiasm is...

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