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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...

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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