Reuteri enters France with latest BioGaia deal
Swedish company BioGaia has announced the latest in a string of
deals for its Reuteri probiotic, this time with a distribution
agreement with Laboratoire Physcience in France and Belgium.
Nordic Phytopharma launch potent immune booster supplement
Denmark-based Nordic Phytopharma have launched an immune boosting
microalgae-derived supplement, Immulina, aimed to compete and/or
complement existing products in the immune health market.
Marinova seeks nutraceutical partners for fucoidans
Australian marine therapeutics company Marinova is opening a
facility dedicated to the extraction of fucoidans from macroalgae,
and is seeking to extend their use in the nutraceutical companies.
Major distribution deal for CreAgri's Hidrox
CreAgri's olive-derived Hidrox hydroxytyrosol formulation receives
a distribution boost with the signing of a new agreement with DSM
Embria hails new era of immune health with EpiCor
At this weekend's Supply Expo, Embria began speaking for the first
time about its new immunity supplement, EpiCor - a high-metabolite
immunogen born out of decades of experience and observation in the
animal nutrition field,...
CS Agra becomes CS Health
Broccoli has been riding high on a wave of positive health reports
for some time; now CS Agra, the company behind sgs 100, has been
renamed as CS Health to better represent the benefits of its core
Green tea extract may help oxygen flow to tissues
Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG), the main extract from green tea,
improves oxygen flow to tissues deprived of adequate supply, claims
new research from South Korea.
M&S embraces Danisco's HOWARU probiotic
Danisco's HOWARU Bifido probiotic is to be included in all Marks
and Spencer's yoghurt and dairy products - an announcement
coinciding with the Danish company's latest results that show
cultures are a major growth driver.
Zila profits stall as sales fall
Zila has reported a 12 per cent drop in net revenue, as the
nutraceuticals division failed to recuperate from a lavish
marketing spend amid declining factory sales.
Acatris develops odourless L-selenomethionine
Acatris has unveiled a new odourless L-selenomethionine, which it
says will facilitate use of the more bioavailable form of selenium
in tablets and capsules without affecting sensory properties.
Beer extracts reported to have anti-inflammatory effect
Extracts from any type of beer reduced inflammatory markers, say
Austrian scientists who performed the in vitro experiments.
The supplements - bird flu debate: selenium
Following last week's claims and counter claims that dietary
supplements may offer protection from avian flu, Stephen
Daniells looks into statements that selenium supplements may
UK health service issues challenge to industry to help tackle malnutrition
The UK health services have released guidelines to try to tackle
malnutrition, a problem that affect 60 per cent of over 65s in
hospitals, and offer an opportunity to supplement and fortified
Micronutrient cocktail may protect against shingles
A cocktail of seven micronutrients, or a diet rich in fruit and
vegetables, can boost the immune system and prevent shingles,
claims a new study.
The use of herbals and plastic surgery
Fifty-five per cent of plastic surgery patients take natural
remedies that may lead to post-operative complications, claims a
study, but an industry expert questions the quality of the