Fundamental research from the US suggests that an enzyme could
convert sugars in the presence of olive oil to form 'nano
organogels' - potentially leading to novel delivery systems for
food preservatives, flavours, and bioactive...
Nutrition Formulators has developed a new orally dissolving tablet
for nutraceuticals, which could help companies attract customers
who avoid taking daily supplements because they have an aversion to
swallowing pills - without having...
A Dutch consortium setting out develop biomedical materials to
improve medical care and patients' quality of life may also benefit
the supplements sector through research into capsules for
controlled release of active substances...
Newly-formed Delaware corporation Oral Delivery Technology (ODT)
partners is seeking equity partners in the delivery systems sector
to help further commercialization of its Actijube system for
EuroPharma is bringing a new enteric tablet coating technology to
the US that will enable the delivery of ingredients in quantities
and better utilization by the body. Its first market outings:
products designed to block carbohydrates...
AquaNova has developed a new system using its NovaSol
nanotechnology to combine two active substances for fat reduction
and satiety into a single nano-carrier - an innovation said to be a
new approach to intelligent weight management.
The UK's food authority said this week that it will provide up to
£20,000 (€30,000) to pay for external scientists to produce more
dossiers for supplement ingredients not currently on the European
directive's positive list,...
Cerestar Food & Pharma Specialties Europe has launched an
excipient that it claims allows tablets to be produced using lower
compression force, which should result in reduced wear and tear on
tabletting machinery and operational...
OptiPure and its sister company Soft Gel have had a busy few weeks.
First there was the US launch of WasabiSol - Soft Gel's new
detoxification product - and then OptiPure re-launched its website
in an effort to make it more pertinent...
UK-based BioProgress, the manufacturer of 'dissolve in the mouth'
films, has bought two soluble film casting lines allowing it to
boost its production capacity to meet growing demand for the novel
US scientists have designed an edible film made from natural
ingredients that protects foods coated in the material from
spoiling. The film can also hold vitamins and other nutrients
within it to boost the nutritional value of the...
Probiotics in capsule form have been around for a few years, as
dietary supplement manufacturers seek to take advantage of the
growing awareness of their beneficial effect on gut health. But
some consumers do not like taking capsules,...
UK company BioProgress, which makes cellulose-based films for
coating tablets and capsules, is making an acquisition in the US
that gives it access to dissolving 'in the mouth' films for retail
consumer products, such as...
Californian supplement manufacturer Source Naturals is promoting an
improved version of its phosphatidyl serine (PS) soft gels, with
the claim that the product contains the most shelf-stable PS
Degussa BioActives has improved its phosphatidylserine (PS) formula
for soft gel applications, after research by its R&D team found
possible interactions between the soft gel capsule and its PS
German sweeteners firm Nutrinova reports on new research showing
how sweeteners used in hot drinks can alter the flavour profile.
The results allow the company to provide sweetener manufacturers
with useful guidance, it says.