Common fruits not only contain a number of vitamins and minerals
that help fight everyday illnesses but could also harbor agents
that can reduce the risk for skin cancer, suggests new research
presented this week at the Frontiers...
Against a current tough market backdrop for ingredients, Danish
company Chr Hansen is facing up to the challenge, with the dairy
culture specialists this week lifting previous profit forecasts for
the year by €4 million on the back...
Dutch ingredients firm DMV International has developed a new
milk-derived peptide aimed at the emerging interest in liver
health. Cysteine Peptide is said to boost levels of glutathione in
the liver which is needed to break down toxic...
Two awards presented at a recent seminar held by the International
Aloe Science Council (IASC) highlighted the work of individuals who
have contributed to the development and promotion of aloe as a
booming health ingredient.
Lutein is more bioavailable from eggs than either spinach or
supplements, according to a small trial presented this week, which
also showed no difference in the bioavailability of lutein ester
and free lutein supplements.
Steady growth for the US and European fruit and vegetables extracts
and powders market - currently standing at $960 milion - is pitched
to reach $1,321 million by 2009. But NPD, price and product
awareness will all be necessary to...
Natural foods distributor Tree of Life, a Wessanen subsidiary, has
announced that it is to terminate its primary supplier agreement
with retailer Wild Oats Markets, following mutual disatisfaction
with the current arrangement.
New York firm Balchem continues to be plagued by its encapsulation
business, which experienced a third quarter of low volumes and weak
prices, offsetting better performance in the feed and specialty