A study at the University of Glasgow that evaluated fruit juices
commercially available in the UK according to their antioxidant
content could act as a spur to the category, as consumers seek
dietary ways to remain in rude health.
Polifenoles Naturales (Polinat) is further extending its reach into
the US market with the acquisition of National BioScience Corp. and
the inking of an exclusive distribution agreement for its products
with PL Thomas.
Sustainability is a hot topic for the food industry, and a new
project by Leatherhead Food International aims to uncover new ways
in which companies can use bioactives from waste materials to
enhance human nutrition.
XanGo, the maker of a xanthone-rich dietary supplement from
mangosteen, is seeking to build awareness of the 'superfruit' and
is advocating the use of whole fruit claims only where they are
PLThomas has announced it a strategic alliance with Polifenoles
Naturales (Polinat) of Spain to develop and market new ingredients
- an arrangement that will also help the Spanish company conquer
the US market.
Minimal processing of fruit - cutting, packaging and chilling -
does not affect the nutritional content even after nine days, says
an international study that could promote healthy eating on a
UK scientists have drafted in blackcurrant varieties from New
Zealand to prevent warmer winters wiping out one of Britain's
traditional fruits, and destroying the source of the popular Ribena
Ocean Spray ITG is introducing a new variant of dried cranberries
at Vitafoods this week that uses pineapple juice as a sweetener in
place of sucrose syrup, allowing food products to have 'cleaner'