Netherlands-based NutriLeads has received a letter of no objection from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding the Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) status of its upcycled immune health ingredient, BeniCaros.
Adulteration issues and less science backing than other botanicals has depressed bilberry sales, according to branded ingredient firm Maypro. But the company points to a new indication for pain that could help reinvigorate the market.
As the ChromaDex External Research Program passes a significant milestone with 250 material transfer agreements (MTAs), are there lessons for the rest of the industry to learn about building out R&D programs?
With an ever-expanding portfolio, Kerry Taste & Nutrition is looking to expand its ingredients into new formats, with its new liquid BC30 probiotic giving opportunities in plant-based milks and liquid milk.
Enzymit, an Israeli development state company, has secured $5 million in funding to further develop its AI platform that can greatly speed the development of novel enzymes. The technology has the potential to cut the cost of many ingredients now made...
The upcoming IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas will feature a Tech Showcase covering advances in data collection, microbiome analysis, and the application of machine learning to create novel probiotic formulations.
Spain-based botanical ingredients business Nektium has broadened its portfolio to enter the food and beverage market, enabling its products to be used in a variety of applications in addition to supplements.
Probiotic player Probi has completed the first commercial production batches of a dairy-free BLIS K12 at its US manufacturing site, with the new BLIS strains available shortly to customers around the world.
Leading acacia fiber producer Nexira has increased capacity at its plant in France by over 20% in response to rising demand for the ingredient that was recently granted dietary fiber status by the US FDA.
The latest information from the major supplies of marine sourced omega-3s shows these resources continued to be managed in a sustainable manner, despite lingering concerns over how climate change might ultimately affect these fisheries.
Ashwagandha is cementing its place in the stress management sphere with booming sales and developing science, observers say. It’s one of a trio of adaptogenic herbs that have come to dominate the current marketplace, said an herbal expert.
A new bulletin from the ABC-AHP-NCNPR Botanical Adulterants Prevention Program (BAPP) outlines the ongoing adulteration issues for saffron, “one of the most widely adulterated botanical ingredients worldwide”.
A third-party audit commissioned by PLT Health Solutions has verified the sustainability of the company’s Boswellia serrata sources within India, the company claims. The popularity of the botanical combined with its slow growth has raised supply concerns...