Canadian firm Burcon NutraScience will carry out further,
unscheduled tests into canola proteins, Supertein and Puratein,
which could create a delay in the regulatory process they must
undergo before being brought to market.
More science is needed to encourage food and drink makers to invest
in new formulations using third generation whey products, finds a
new report that suggests more clinical trials and documentation
could overcome this barrier to growth,...
Food ingredients sales at Irish dairy firm Glanbia jumped 20 per
cent during the first half and lifted profits 49 per cent higher
than the previous year, reported the company, which is targeting
strong growth for its ingredients business...
Earmarked as the next major competitor to soybean as a high protein
source, lupin flour, a food ingredient used in pasta and bread
products, has attracted attention from food safety officials in
Australia following reports of severe...
The doping scandal surrounding Greek sprinters Kostas Kenteris and
Ekaterini Thanou has again brought supplements under media scrutiny
after Greek authorities uncovered large quantities of supplements
containing ephedrine, banned...
Leading sports drink manufacturers are hoping to increase market
shares this year with major marketing campaigns to coincide with
the Olympics. But the more specialist sector could also get a boost
if a new protein-containing drink...
The growing popularity of the low-carb diet among US and UK
consumers is squeezing supplies for speciality ingredients used by
food makers to target this new market and driving ingredients firms
to roll out alternatives. Looking to...
European legislation on health claims could take a significant leap
forward under the new Dutch presidency of the European Union, which
appears to be aiming for the regulation to get its first reading in
the European parliament by...
An increasingly sophisticated food market in the Middle East will
open up opportunities for food makers and suppliers of third
generation, added-value whey products in Saudi Arabia and Egypt,
writes Lindsey Partos.
A moderately high protein diet could reduce a woman's chances of
becoming pregnant, according to new research presented at the
European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology
annual conference in Berlin yesterday.
Eating an egg a day does not impact the cholesterol particles in
the blood most likely to cause heart disease, according to a new
study that could play an important role in debunking myths
surrounding the role of eggs in the diet.
Canadian firm Burcon NutraScience, which has teamed up with ADM to
bring a new plant-derived protein to market, has filed another
patent application that further strengthens its bid to take over
sales of egg and other proteins.
Hydrolysed whey proteins significantly reduce blood pressure in a
small clinical trial, likely by altering multiple cardiovascular
disease risk facters, reported researchers at a recent diabetes
conference, writes Dominique Patton.
Scientists have discovered a protein that controls the amount of
fat stored in the body, offering potential new clues for obesity
treatments - welcome news as the world's health leaders agree to do
more to tackle the growing...
Probiotic bacteria appear to tackle the HIV virus and may even stop
it from being transferred from a mother to her children, said
researchers at the American Society for Microbiology general
meeting this week.
Glanbia Nutritional Products is hoping to build on growing consumer
awareness of the link between dairy foods and weight loss, with a
new ingredient specifically designed to add the beneficial
components of milk products to other...
French dairy ingredients firm Ingredia is targeting the growing
market for stress management products with a rebranded milk-derived
ingredient, said to be more effective than herbals and other
supplements currently available.
The potential health benefits of canola proteins wil be the focus
of a research collaboration after Burcon NutraScience and the
Fraunhofer Institute announced they would join forces to
investigate Burcon's Supertein and Puratein.
Irish dairy firm Glanbia is to invest €15 million in a new
innovation centre to develop functional foods and health
ingredients, Ireland's Minister for Agriculture and Food Joe Walsh
DSM Food Specialties is hoping to test its new recovery drink on a
team of racing drivers next summer. The trial could lead to a more
long-term involvement with the sport and raise awareness of the
finished product, said the Dutch...
Velvet antler extract could enhance athletic performance according
to a recent study. Used for over 2000 years in China, Russia and
Korea, a US company is hoping to introduce consumers to its many
Canada's Food Inspection Agency is preparing an investigation into
the efficacy and safety of a range of sports nutrition products,
including energy bars, isotonic sports drinks and weight loss
formulas after a secret report...
The Fi Europe awards committee, that last month creamed off eight
out of 40 new products shortlisted for the final selection, picked
the latest texturant in the FCI range from French company Limagrain
Cereales Ingredients for the...
Growth is ahead of schedule for wheat-based ingredients supplier
MGP Ingredients with the Kansas-based company moving expansion of
its textured wheat proteins to phase two as demand for their
speciality ingredients continues to gain...
A species of alfalfa called falcata has been found to thrive on the
Northern Plains, where other US-grown varieties fizzle out, reports
the Agricultural Research Service.The seeds of the high-protein,
yellow-flowering subspecies of...
Agribusiness giant Archer Daniels Midland Co. said on Tuesday it is
paying an extra 20 cents per bushel for soybeans that have not been
genetically modified and are delivered to its processing facility
in Decatur, Illinois.