Dairy-based ingredients

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Georgia Nut eyes gummy consumers with fortified chocolate gems

By Stephen Daniells

Illinois-based Georgia Nut is targeting the vitamin, mineral and supplement consumers with its chocolate gem technology to deliver a range of bioactives, from vitamins C and D, to melatonin, probiotics, turmeric, and more.

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What’s on NutraIngredients-USA's 2017 Editorial Calendar?

By Stephen Daniells

From immune support to deep dives into sports nutrition, personalized nutrition, botanicals, omega-3s, probiotics, pet supplements, and more, Nutraingredients-USA’s 2017 editorial calendar of special editions spans the hottest trends in the industry.

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Can a Registry Build Trust?

By Steve Mister, president & CEO, CRN

Trust is a fickle thing. Just ask the political candidates in the recent election. It’s built over time and can be squandered overnight.

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13 categories open for entries to nutrition innovators. #NIAwards17

NutraIngredients Awards 2017: Deadline is 3 February

By Shane STARLING

The NutraIngredients Awards are back in 2017 in Geneva at Vitafoods Europe with new categories to reward real progress and innovation in the global world of nutrition.

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Office of Dietary Supplements outlines five-year strategic plan

By Stephen Daniells

Creating and disseminating analytic tools for biomarkers, seeking to better understand the microbiome, and enhancing consumer to the Dietary Supplement Label Database are just some of the new directions outlined by the Office of Dietary Supplements for...

Omega Protein won't put timeline to exit of human nutrition business, but sector revenues continue to disappoint

Omega Protein won't put timeline to exit of human nutrition business, but sector revenues continue to disappoint

By Hank Schultz

The human nutrition portion of Omega Protein, a fish oil and fish meal specialist, continues to prove a drag the company’s financial picture, according to a recent earnings release, and questions are being raised about when the company might exit the...

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Slowing global trade, surging online sales: How markets are changing

By Hank Schultz

A recent article detailing a downturn in global trade mirrors the mood in some international markets, a consultant said.  But perhaps more important than macro economic concerns is the rapid shift of retailing modes in those markets, especially in China.

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Self-affirmed GRAS omitted from new NDI draft guidance

By Stephen Daniells

The devil is in the detail, and one detail easily missed in the new draft guidance for new dietary ingredient notifications is that self-affirmed GRAS is no longer mentioned as an ‘alternative’ to an NDI notification.

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GüdPod: A new open-platform delivery solution to pill aversion

By Stephen Daniells

With the goal of making supplements attractive to people with an aversion to pills by serving them like a Nespresso or Keurig, GüdPod will be rolling out its new delivery system soon. And all brands are invited to participate.

It's time to put whey and casein back together, exec says

It's time to put whey and casein back together, exec says

By Hank Schultz

Cutting milk proteins apart has been all the rage in recent years. But Benoit Turpin of Milk Specialities Global said the market is now starting to come around to the idea that Mother Nature did a pretty good job with the original protein and using it...

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IPA & Probiota Americas partnership set to break records this week

Chicago will witness the biggest ever meeting of experts from the global pre- and probiotics industry, running today (May 31) until Thursday (June 2). The combined IPA World Congress and Probiota Americas event will unite more than 270 academics, business...

'Allergies in childhood can be the first step of an allergic cascade leading to multiple allergies later in life,' says Nestlé

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Nestlé files patent for pregnancy probiotic

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Nestlé has filed a patent for probiotics to be taken during pregnancy and lactation, which it says help reduce the risk of allergies for the infant.