DSM is pursuing a patent infringement law suit in China against a competitor for alleged misappropriation of intellectual property related to the production of a key ingredient of Biotin, also known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H.
California-based AIDP has won novel foods approval for its xylo-oligosaccharides prebiotic PreticX and will now seek the European nod for its magnesium L-threonate brain health ingredient, says company president.
There are significant opportunities in global phytonutrients to develop superior variants and innovative delivery formats through extraction technology advances, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan.
Tokyo-headquartered Kaneka Corporation acquired a 34.8% share of Barcelona-based biotech company AB-Biotics. It also signed on as exclusive distributor for the latter’s ingredients in the US, Canadian, and Japanese markets.
Securing sources of supply is not only good business practice, it can also boost a company’s transparency efforts. Examples abound of companies putting raw cost concerns aside to push forward efforts to make sure fragile ecosystems are protected and potentially...
New consumer research from Cargill has implications for formulators of functional foods, sports nutrition products and dairy products. Dairy ingredients are generally in decline, while plant-based alternatives are filling in the gaps.
Responding to the need for strain-specific probiotic testing, Eurofins becomes the first third party laboratory to employ DuPont’s polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR) genotyping assays to identify probiotics at the strain level.
Curtis Walcker is the consultant slash owner behind consulting firm Dietary Supplement Experts, LLC. He launched a new certification this week, designed based on client feedback, to focus on everything from GMPs to FTC compliance.