Probiotic supplements target Chinese consumers
A Chinese probiotics specialist is hoping to tap China's burgeoning
middle class by inking a deal that will see its specialist
probiotic strains used in a range of dietary supplements.
Omega-3 ALA - overlooked and misunderstood?
With marine omega-3 EPA and DHA often stealing the spotlight, ALA
from plants has been somewhat ignored, but a new review reinforces
ALA's unique and valuable benefits.
DSM vitamin plant gains green thumbs-up
DSM's Scottish vitamin manufacturing facility has won accreditation
from a new UK-based carbon foot printing scheme that recognises
green business practises.
Cactus pricks pomegranate market with peel extract
Cactus Botanics has joined the rush to expand superfruits beyond
the juice category by launching a pomegranate peel extract.
Definition and regulation vital for probiotics future: expert
The boom in probiotics science and products is offering potential benefits for a range of health conditions, but the industry must produce products that adhere to the definitions to avoid damaging itself.
EU health claim list trimmed to 1500
The European Commission has culled its gargantuan nutrition
and health claims list from more than 40,000 to 1500 as the
health claims process moves closer to fruition in January, 2010.
Chr Hansen launches standardised hibiscus extract
Chr Hansen is introducing a new natural hibiscus extract to give a
bright red colour to beverages that also comes with a standardised
DSM awards science with an eye on the future
The shores of Lake Lucerne in Switzerland played host to DSM's
science and technology awards, with the winning project offering
the potential for interesting emulsions and encapsulation.
NPF-DSEA merger strengthens industry support network
The Dietary Supplement Education Alliance (DSEA) has merged into
the Natural Products Foundation (NPF) in a move expected to
strengthen efforts to communicate the benefits of dietary
Anti-aging polyphenol launched for nutrition and cosmetics
Danish biotechnology firm Fluxome Sciences will join forces with CP
Kelco to produce resveratrol for the food supplements and cosmetics
Natreon takes functional extracts to Asia
Ingredients firm Natreon is set to expand its reach in the Asian
market after teaming up with Maypro, a US-based firm with a strong
presence in the Japanese and Asian markets for functional foods and
Burgundy seeks herbals exposure after parent sells
Burgundy Botanical Extracts is continuing its transition from a
third-party supplier of herbal extracts to a "name player"
after its ownership was concentrated in the hands of one company.
Toyo backs US pine bark market
Japanese healthy ingredients supplier Toyo Bio-Pharma will be
exhibiting for the first time at the IFT Food Expo in New Orleans
June 28 to July 1 as it continues its charge into the United States
functional food and beverage market...
Nutrigenomic 'good news' on the way
Ready-to-buy human genomes will facilitate the development of
dietary supplements tailored to patching genetic flaws, according
to University of California (UC) researchers.
Genome maps out nutritional promised land
The convergence of technologies that will facilitate the
nutritional promised land that nutrigenomics promises is moving
closer to reality, according to Danish probiotics specialist Chr