Experts at a Nestle-sponsored symposium on probiotics and
children's health have urged paediatricians to pay attention to
emerging research on so-called good bacteria, although more
research is needed on the mechanisms behind...
Embria Health Sciences has is teaming up with Alliance Principle
Ingredients for the exclusive distribution of its ingredients in
Canada, meaning the company has now secured its distribution
partners for all of North America.
Wilke Resources has been appointed as the new exclusive US supplier
Nebraska Cultures' probiotic raw materials for the nutritional
supplement market - news that enable more consultation on how
cultures can be used by the clients.
Chr Hansen's probiotic ingredients are to be used
in supplements marketed for children in Italy, thanks to
an agreement it says reflects the growing demand and opportunity
for pediatric probiotic supplements.
The Wisconsin ginseng industry could be given a new layer of
protection against damage from smuggled ginseng sold as 'American',
with a new bill was introduced that would require raw root to be
labeled with its country of...
A cinnamon extract which has shown potential in fighting viruses
including HIV and bird flu could come forward as early as next
year, if a new research project by Frutarom and Tel Aviv University
yields positive results.
Orafti has announced the launch of a new long-term study into the
potential effects of prebiotic infant formulae on the development
of the infants immune system and the incidence of allergy in
Fonterra has developed a technique that allows colostrum to be
added to ready-to-drink beverages with a longer shelf-life, opening
up opportunities for new kinds of products and building sales of
the ingredient in Asia.
The strength of Danisco Cultures is reflected in the company's
financial report for the first nine months of 2006/7, in which the
division helped drive organic growth for both Bioingredients and
its overarching Ingredients sector.
Dairy remains the most popular category for new probiotic,
prebiotic and synbiotic product launches in Europe, but
manufacturers of baby foods, snacks and beverages are latching on
to the concept, indicates data from Mintel.
Encapsulation of probiotics in whey protein gel particles could
offer protection during processing and storage, as well as
extending the food applications of the bacteria to biscuits,
vegetable and frozen cranberry juice, indicates...
University of Leeds scientists are giving an insight into a
possible future of pro and prebiotics with GM probiotic bacteria
that can stimulate the immune system when 'switched on' by specific
A new collaborative industry research project proposed by
Leatherhead and The University of Reading could open up more
opportunities for peptides and oligosaccharides used in combination
to promote growth of probiotic bacteria in...
Leatherhead is proposing a collaborative industry study to assess
microencapsulation systems for preserving probiotic bacteria and
boosting their effectiveness in the gut, a keen area of interest
for companies looking to lead the...