Danish food and ingredients group Danisco has launched a new enzyme
product derived from seaweed which it claims will help it extend
its position as the world's leading producer of functional food
PC SPES, the popular herbal supplement which was withdrawn from
sale earlier this year after it was found to contain traces of
blood thinner wafarin, also contained an oestrogen drug and a
painkiller, according to new research.
In a major change of direction, the nutritional supplement
developer and marketer e Nutrition has decided to sell all its
existing businesses and acquire the sports equipment supplier
Torpedo Sports USA.
Millennium Biotechnologies has launched its Resurgex nutritional
supplement via the Medicaid system in the US state of Nevada, the
first time the product has been made available on prescription in
A new product designed to help strengthen joints has been launched
by the UK group Vitabiotics. Jointace Fizz is an extension of the
company's existing Jointace brand, and is an advanced new
effervescent formula providing high...
Animal protein has a strengthening effect on the bone density of
elderly women, according to a team of American researchers. The
scientists from the University of California, San Diego, have
investigated the link between bone mineral...
Herbalife, the weight management and nutritional supplement
company, is to be bought by two private equity firms, Whitney &
Co and Golden Gate Capital, for around $685 million (€773.6m). The
current Herbalife management will continue...
MAF BioNutritionals, a nutraceutical manufacturer founded by Dr
Phil Maffetone, an internationally-recognised expert on nutrition,
complementary medicine and human biology, has acquired the Boulder
Bar brand for an undisclosed sum,...