Benexia, a Chile-based supplier of chia and other plant-based nutraceutical ingredients, says the low market penetration of dietary supplement ingredients in the continent means the market has a huge potential upside.
A recent study has found significant analgesic effects and liver protection potential in the leaves of Solanim paniculatum, or jurubeba, a plant of the nightshade family that is found commonly throughout Brazil and forms an important part of the indigenous...
Health Canada’s Natural and Non-prescription Health Products Directorate (NNHPD) has approved calanus oil as an NHP. The ingredient enables dietary supplement companies to help people at risk of developing diabetes and other metabolic disorders.
Florida-based Parabel, which grows and processes protein powder out of duckweed, has signed a deal with CK Ingredients, allowing the latter to distribute Parabel’s branded duckweed protein ingredient Lentein in Canada.
Researchers found that individuals with arterial stiffening have increased risk of dementia, paving a way to market vitamin K2 in the brain health space—an area in which K2 was not previously considered, according to one supplier.