Fibers & carbohydrates

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Sensus expands chicory root production

By Nikki Hancocks

To keep up with the rising demand for prebiotic food products, global chicory root supplier Sensus has committed to 'significant' expansion of its production capacity starting in 2021.

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Glenn Gibson

Probiota Champions: In conversation with Prof Glenn Gibson

By Stephen Daniells

Purported prebiotics must show efficacy in in vivo studies to be worthy of the term, and that currently only applies to an exclusive list, says Prof Glenn Gibson, the scientist who co-coined the term in the mid-1990s.

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Ingredients by Nature and Galam introduce new prebiotic fiber

By Danielle Masterson

California-based Ingredients by Nature (IBN) recently announced its partnership with Israel-based Galam to distribute a new prebiotic fiber, GOFOS. IBN said they will be distributing the ingredient solely to the nutraceutical industry.

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

Today! IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas Digital Summit

By Stephen Daniells

Kicking off at 12pm Eastern, the three-day event will combine dynamic live broadcasts with exclusive on-demand content about probiotics, prebiotics, and the microbiome. There is still time to register for FREE.

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Researchers zero in on supplement use among college athletes

By Danielle Masterson

The high prevalence of dietary supplementation use in the athletic population means there is a risk of inadvertent doping for those users who don’t do their research or get their information from reliable sources.

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