Chromium-based nutritional supplements manufacturer Nutrition 21
announced yesterday it has raised $3.25 million through the
completion of a private placement of 4,062,500 shares of common
stock to be used primarily for the continued...
Researchers at Applied Food Sciences have patented their coffee
roasting method, HealthyRoast, which boosts polyphenols levels in
brewed coffee. Antioxidant-enriched coffee could be available in
retailers next year.
A probiotic cheese and products with high CLA levels are among the
foods being developed at a new €16 million functional food research
centre, recently opened in Ireland. One of its goals is to boost
the competitive advantage of Irish...
German researchers have identified for the first time a potent
antioxidant compound in coffee which could explain its anti-cancer
activity. The study found that methylpyridinium, formed during the
roasting process, increased protection...
A new study adds further momentum to the debate on the merits of
the Atkins diet. The small trial shows that low-carb diets let
people eat more calories without the weight gain, according to
The Benelux operation of Fiske Food Ingredients, a distribution
business belonging to €4bn Dutch industrial chemicals group Univar,
has linked up with starch ingredients company Avebe to distribute
the co-operative's full range...
Building on the one-stop-supplier philosophy, the new kid on the
xanthan gum block Danisco has made inroads into the market this
week, linking up with one of the largest xanthan gum suppliers in
China, the Henan Tianguan group.
Nearly a third of African-American and Latino children are
overweight and most of these have at least one risk factor for type
2 diabetes or heart disease, researchers will report today at a
symposium revealing the latest figures...
Limited consumer awareness threatens to restrain the development of
probiotics markets, finds a new Frost & Sullivan report, yet
sales of the healthy ingredient are still set to almost triple in
value over the next six years.