Advitech looks set to add another string to the bow of uses for its
XP-828L platform with good preliminary results from a study
assessing its effects on atopic dermatitis, while unexpected demand
for Dermylex for psoriasis has necessitated...
Natraceutical Group is purchasing French supplement maker
Laboratoires Forté Pharma - a move that propels it into the
lucrative finished production section and that is expected to boost
its turnover by more than 50 per cent.
Blue California is introducing a new, water-soluble form of Biolut
lutein made possible by microencapsulation technology, which
extends the uses of the company's branded ingredient to chewable,
effervescent and uncoated supplements,...
Functional foods are generally defined as products imbued with
additional nutrients with health-promoting properties. But the
industry needs to be wary of foods that present no actual health
benefit from piggy-backing on the popularity...
BioReal has been given the green light to market its AstaREAL L-10
for supplements in Europe, after the astaxanthin was found to be
substantially equivalent to other sources on the market under
novels foods legislation.
XanGo, the maker of a xanthone-rich dietary supplement from
mangosteen, is seeking to build awareness of the 'superfruit' and
is advocating the use of whole fruit claims only where they are
Vitiva's upgrades to its manufacturing facility to meet the
exacting standards of Bayer Pharma, with which it has entered into
a collaboration over lutein esters from marigolds, will also
benefit nutraceutical customers using...
Advitech's global roll out plan for its psoriasis nutraceutical
Dermylex is coming together, with definitive agreements in Canada
and France, interim financing, and new appointments as it moves
into the implementation phase.
Cyanotech Corporation, a Hawaiian-based company specialising in
ingredients from microalgae, is to take its astaxanthin-rich algae
extract into the European supplements market and has sought novel
foods approval from the UK's...
Fuji Health Sciences has reformulated its AstaREAL powder to
exclude components of animal origin - a move that will open up more
uses of the ingredient in supplements that are suitable for
Advitech has secured two-part interim financing totalling C$350,000
to assist in ongoing commercialisation of its psoriasis product
from sweet whey, Dermylex. The boon for the Canadian company
coincides with the finalisation of its...
BioReal Sweden's (formerly AstaReal) has harvested its first crop
of astaxanthin-producing microalgae from its new bioreactors, after
almost doubling capacity in order to meet rising demand from Japan.
French supplier NB Consulting has developed two new fruit and
vegetable-derived ingredients that tap into fierce trends in the
nutraceuticals market: Oxxynea antioxidant powder and Sinetrol, a
Takara Bio is planning to research the use of lesser yam in
functional foods, following research that indicates a variety
cultivated in Japan has more than 200 times the content of the
plant steroid diosgenin than other domestic varieties.
Cocoa beverages and food rich in flavanols could thicken skin and
reduce reddening by 25 per cent, say German scientists - research
sure to be welcomed by Europe's burgeoning oral beauty products