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Seasonal Video Greetings

Seasonal Video Greetings

By Decision News Media

Welcome to this seasonal holiday video from Decision News Media. As we prepare to celebrate our tenth anniversary next year and first year as part of William Reed Business Media, we present 10 fun number facts about our company. And, later this week,...

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Dispatches from the NI Health Claims 2010 conference

Free speech argument a "possible avenue": UK lawyer

By Stephen Daniells

Making claims based on non-conclusive but still substantial science is a "possible avenue" since denying a 'maybe' claim may challenge free speech rights, says a UK lawyer.

Are health claims suppressing free speech?

Dispatches from the NI Health Claims 2010 conference

Are health claims suppressing free speech?

By Stephen Daniells

US attorney Jonathan Emord draws parallels between his experiences in the US challenging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the current health claims situation in Europe on the basis of free speech.

Health claims: How do we define ‘healthy’?

Health claims: How do we define ‘healthy’?

By Stephen Daniells

With ‘healthy’ populations identified as the ideal for the European Food Safety Authority’s health claims, NutraIngredients asks Yakult – what exactly is healthy?

The ‘unstoppable’ weight management trend

The ‘unstoppable’ weight management trend

By Stephen Daniells

With over 300m obese adults worldwide, it is no wonder that the food industry is keen to offer tasty possibilities to consumers looking to lose weight, and keep it off. The trend is now becoming 'unstoppable', say industry executives.

Niche markets and recession-busting strategies

Niche markets and recession-busting strategies

By Shane Starling

Consumers express their own values when they shop, and the LOHAS (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability) market is no different. Jeff Hilton, the managing director of Utah-based Integrated Marketing Group, tells Shane Starling how companies can make...

Round table: Nanotech and nutraceuticals

Round table: Nanotech and nutraceuticals

By Stephen Daniells

Food and nutrition is a 'hot spot' for nanotechnology, experts have said. Stephen Daniells talks to two such experts and asks where the developments are, is enhanced bioavailability a good thing, and whether we should be concerned by nanotech.

Probiotics under the microscope

Probiotics under the microscope

In this NutraIngredients-USA.com round-table discussion, leading figures in the global probiotics industry examine the state of play in the category, and what we should expect in the coming years.

Omega-3 and the need for an RDI

Omega-3 and the need for an RDI

Omega-3 is arguably one of the ingredients most essential to people’s overall health, but consumption still falls massively short. In this roundtable discussion, Lorraine Heller speaks to experts in the field about the necessity and challenges of establishing...

Round table: Gut health and obesity

Round table: Gut health and obesity

Modifying our gut bacteria with probiotics and prebiotics may be a new weapon in the fight against obesity. Three experts active in this field discuss the current state of play, and what the future may hold for weight management with probiotics and prebiotics.

Round table: Food policy under Obama

Round table: Food policy under Obama

Barack Obama has pledged to bring change to his country. Three food industry executives discuss what his election could mean for food regulation and trade, and policy interplay with healthcare and energy.

Blending food with cardiology

Blending food with cardiology

Cardiologist Richard Collins, a special guest of Cognis, explores the ease of formulating tasty and heart-healthy foods.

Healthy decadent chocolate

Healthy decadent chocolate

Decadent and healthy may not be words readily associated with each other, but Kerry Ingredients & Flavours showcases how to boost the fibre and protein content of chocolate without affecting texture.

The several ages of nutrition

The several ages of nutrition

Addressing consumers' nutritional needs is no longer a matter of one-size-fits-all. PL Thomas explains what consumers need and when they need it.

The soy taste challenge

The soy taste challenge

Solae surveys the market for soy-based products and responds to the challenge of making them taste good.

Taking ingredients around the world

Taking ingredients around the world

Tate & Lyle discusses how it presents ingredient concepts to customers around the world, using prototypes that will appeal to different cultural preferences.

Making a krilling

Making a krilling

The tiny crustaceans best known as whale fodder are making a splash as a nutrient-rich marine-sourced alternative to fish and algae in the omega-3 market. Tina Sampalis, PhD, chief science officer at leading krill player, Neptune Technologies & Bioressources,...

Pizzey's Nutritionals heads for Europe

Pizzey's Nutritionals heads for Europe

Pizzey's Nutritionals has launched a flax/fish oil ingredient in Europe after being purchased by Glanbia Nutritionals in 2007. Founder and president of the 17-year-old Canadian supplier Linda Pizzey discusses that move and other aspects of the omega-3...

How to behave with new parents

How to behave with new parents

Being bought out by Iranex won't change French herbal extracts supplier Bio Serae's independent approach, says managing director, Olivier Houalla.

Tapping into changing consumer preferences

Tapping into changing consumer preferences

Peter Wennstrom, president of HealthFocus Europe, and a leading branding consultant, says the next big change in the nutrition industry is not about taste or convenience, but change it self.

Soy comes of age

Soy comes of age

The soy ingredients market has grown up a lot in 20 years. Solbar vice president of marketing and development Gary Brenner casts an eye over a mature ingredients sector.

The drug threat to weight loss supplements

The drug threat to weight loss supplements

Robinson Pharma marketing vice president, Kenn Israel, discusses the recent GlaxoSmithKline petition for weight loss claims be treated as disease claims, and the potential impact of this on the dietary supplement market.

DSM lights a green lantern

DSM lights a green lantern

DSM Nutritional Products global marketing manager, Martijn Adorf, discusses why green values are as important as price competitiveness to the multinational ingredients giant.

Evolutions in the omega-3 market

Evolutions in the omega-3 market

Adam Kelliher founded the UK omega-3 supplements company Equazen about 10 years ago after giving up a career as a BBC TV journalist. Leaving Equazen, he recently founded fatty acids researcher and developer, Equateq, which is headquartered in Scotland...

Vitafoods 2008 overview

Vitafoods 2008 overview

This year's Vitafoods trade show was the largest to date, attracting over 6000 visitors and 450 exhibitors. As the event becomes more widely recognised and respected in the functional foods and supplements industries, Nick Craig Waller from organisers...

The importance of quality assurance

The importance of quality assurance

Naturex talks about the importance of sourcing quality-assured ingredients, and the measures a company should have in place to ensure it meets the highest standards.

The global weight loss market

The global weight loss market

Constantin Dallas from Fytexia tells NutraIngredients.com about the differences between the US and European weight loss markets, and the areas of potential his company has identified.

The emerging beauty foods trend

The emerging beauty foods trend

Israel's LycoRed discusses the origins and opportunities of beauty from within, and product categories that are suitable for appearance-enhancing ingredients

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

CNI brings healthy fibre to food makers

Colloides Naturels International targets natural market demand with a combination of a wheat fibre and an acacia gum fibre that provides non-soluble and soluble fibre for a wide variety of food applications.

Pea protein poised as soy alternative

Pea protein poised as soy alternative

Food and beverage makers can benefit from the nutritional profile and positive clean label message behind pea protein extracted by a clean water process, claims Roquette.

Dohler taps into superfruits trend

Dohler taps into superfruits trend

Herald Krug, head of ingredient systems at Dohler, delves into health claims, research and the role of superfruits in health and wellness.

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