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.
US premix company Watson Foods has designed a new concept to
showcase its edible film strips, a novel delivery system which
could be applied to functional ingredients and vitamins. Visitors
at Vitafoods have been testing the PEPPYmint...
Balchem reported a small rise in net sales, up 3 per cent, during
the first quarter of 2003, although sales in its Encapsulated
products segment dropped, owing to the current difficult economy
for the food industry.
Balchem Encapsulates said it will now be offering only USP-grade
choline chloride and choline bitartrate to customers. The company's
products have received a quality recognition from the United States
Pharmacopeia (USP) which...