For ingredients with a solid body of scientific substantiation for their cholesterol management claims, plant sterols perhaps do not get the attention they deserve from consumers and healthcare practitioners. BASF is seeking to change the conversation...
As the world’s elderly population rises, nutritional ingredient manufacturers are finding ways to best deliver nutrients to this demographic. Glanbia’s solution is a heat-stable protein powder called ProTherma.
A nascent organic herbal cooperative model in Vermont offers the promise of increasing domestic herbal ingredient sources. The founders say they have been pleasantly surprised that demand for these higher priced materials has consistently outstripped...
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) continues to commission key studies to support the quality and efficacy of omega-3 fatty acids, with recent meta-analyses of the health benefits starting to impact policy and regulatory conversations.
Givaudan’s colaboration with Draco Natural Products aims to develop a range of anti-aging and moisturisation products that use bioactive botanical ingredients derived from traditional Chinese medicine.
The Global Organization for EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED) has developed “GOED Best-Practice Guidelines on Oxidation Control” to help the industry to avoid oxidation issues and produce the highest quality products available.
Canada-based Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services has formed a strategic alliance with Baltimore-based DNA4 Technologies in order to offer cutting-edge species identification technology for botanical and herbal products.
Solvents are an ubiquitous part of the production of herbal extracts. Soon a one-stop resource will be available for stakeholders to see what solvents are used, what their accepted residual levels are and other important information.