Cranberry giant Ocean Spray has reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 20% and its transportation costs by 40% on a major distribution route by bringing supply closer to demand with a new distribution center and partnering with a competitor.
Botanical extracts that have been on the market for years should not automatically be treated as new dietary ingredients (NDIs) just because extraction methods have changed, according to the United States Pharmacopeia (USP).
You can try your best to avoid it, but when it comes to measuring carbon footprint, almost everything we do these days, either as a business or individuals, is likely to have a negative impact on the environment.
As consumer demand for exotic superfruits increases, so will the
impact of transport on the environment. But as policy makers and
green campaigners devise more ways of monitoring greenhouse gases,
who will win the environmental tug...
A leading organic dairy processor in the US has announced a new
research initiative for reducing its carbon footprint, as part of a
new funding program designed to improve efficiency in sustainable
Researchers from Taiwan are eying a combination of gelatin and
poly(-glutamic acid) (-PGA) for the encapsulation of lycopene from
tomato pulp waste, offering alternatives for the ingredient
increasingly in the consumer's eye.
Demand for natural astaxanthin in the United States is set to grow
apace over the next 18 months, according to Fuji Health Science,
due to increased consumer awareness and media attention to its
Natural astaxanthin is about to join the ingredients jostling for
formulators' attention in the eye care market, as Valensa
International's new dietary ingredient notification (NDI) for
Zanthin is approved by the FDA, reports...
Sabinsa, the producer of botanical extracts, has completed the
construction of a new supercritical CO2 extraction facility at
Bangalore, India. The plant belongs to Sabinsa's SAMI Labs