All news articles for September 2023

September Launch Pad

September Launch Pad

By Danielle Masterson

It's all about convenience: Gummies, chews and stick packs lead the way as consumers expect brands to offer innovative ways to save them time and effort.

A Brazilian court has found 'unlawful' working conditions in Cargill's cocoa supply chain. Pic: Cargill

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Cargill accused of child labour practices on Brazilian cocoa farms

By Anthony Myers

Cargill, one of the world’s largest cocoa suppliers, has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay 600,000 reais ($120,185) as indemnity for allegedly buying cocoa from farms where child labour or forced work has been identified.

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Challenging the vilification of ultra-processed foods

By Olivia Haslam

The co-founder of Huel has taken issue with the current rhetoric that all ultra-processed foods (UPFs) are ‘bad’ saying this is an argument based on oversimplification and privilege.

Two weeks to go! Get set for the Active Nutrition Summit

Two weeks to go! Get set for the Active Nutrition Summit

By Nikki Hancocks

Taking place in Amsterdam from October 9th-11th, NutraIngredients' Active Nutrition Summit will provide an expert-packed agenda of presentations, panel discussions and networking opportunities to help industry translate science into performance-enhancing...

Is the centenarian microbiome the fountain of youth?

Q&A with IFF: Is the centenarian microbiome the fountain of youth?

By Asia Sherman

“Most of us don’t even want to think about dying, getting frail, losing vitality, closing our eyes for the last time, but one thing’s for sure – it’s coming. The question is when. How many years will you get out of your body? And do we even have any say...

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Chr. Hansen review outlines HMO health benefits

By Nikki Hancocks

In a new systematic review, Chr. Hansen scientists have compiled data from 26 clinical studies on HMOs, concluding there is a wealth of evidence that these are well-tolerated modulators of the gut microbiome providing health benefits.

The emergence of the creatine gummy

The emergence of the creatine gummy

By Asia Sherman

Gummies are making an inroad as delivery format for creatine, one of the biggest performing subcategories in a booming performance nutrition market.

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Postmenopausal women work out too

By Danielle Masterson

Gone are the days of scaled down, pink bottles featuring thin 20-something women. Marketers are beginning to be more inclusive by offering packaging and products that represent reality: athletes of all shapes and sizes—and ages too.

Gadot overcomes key challenges in magnesium gummy production

Gadot overcomes key challenges in magnesium gummy production

By Olivia Brown

Gadot Biochemical Industries claims to have identified key solutions to the manufacturing challenges involved in the development of magnesium gummies, enabling for the optimisation of flavour, texture, bioavailability, and stability.

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WHO AI tool to clampdown on infant formula marketing

By Nikki Hancocks

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Europe is calling on consumers to use its newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) tool in order to clampdown and regulate the promotion of harmful products targeted at children.

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Life Extension: optimising fish oils with bioactives

By Olivia Brown

Within the crowded fish oil supplement market, the nutraceutical manufacturer Life Extension aims to optimise health and longevity through the pairing of omega-3 with bioactive compounds inspired by the Mediterranean diet.

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