Cargill has invested an additional $75m in North American pea protein producer, PURIS, which will double production of its proprietary pea proteins, starches, and fibers for the food and beverage industry.
Illinois-based Van Drunen Farms has acquired a majority stake in Santiago, Chile-headquartered SouthAm Freeze Dry, allowing for further integration of South and Central America into the Van Drunen Farms/FutureCeuticals supply chain.
Italy’s Ministry of Health updates rules governing the use of plant preparations and extracts originating from the Curcuma genus in response to a hepatitis outbreak linked to curcumin-based supplements.
Despite the ongoing tensions between the United States and China, there are still multiple opportunities for Chinese food and beverage and nutrition firms, particularly those in the health sector, to secure business success, according to an industry expert.
The Federal Trade Commission has set up a new website that aims to help consumers sort though false weight loss claims. At the same time, FTC started paying restitution to consumers collected in a settlement involving a joint care product.
Lycored’s tomato nutrient complex may lower blood pressure in untreated hypertensive people, while synthetic lycopene alone had no effect, says a new double-blind, randomized dose-response study from Israel.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
Protein supplements containing high amounts of leucine are more effective than others in triggering muscle building synthesis, a kinesiology professor has argued, citing a number of scientific studies.
A new scientific advisory for the use of omega-3s in lowering critically high triglyceride levels will bolster the overall recognition and scientific backing of these ingredients among the community of physicians, said a noted omega-3s researcher.