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UK supermarkets match Danone’s Aptamil baby formula price cuts

By Olivia Brown

Following a recent investigation into soaring infant formula prices, global food company Danone has reduced the wholesale price of its Aptamil infant formula by 7%, and major UK retailers have passed the cost savings on to consumers.

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Specialised Nutrition in 2023 and beyond

By Beat Späth, Secretary General, Specialised Nutrition Europe

At Specialised Nutrition Europe (SNE), highlights in 2023 include the publication of the Code of Practice, important advocacy efforts on topics like packaging, nutrition labelling and date marking, key public statements made on infant and young child...

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SelenoExcell achieves self-affirmed GRAS

By Danielle Masterson

The standardized high-selenium yeast–a more efficacious food form of the mineral–is also GRAS-affirmed for use in a variety of food categories.

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dsm-firmenich gets FDA GRAS for novel HMOs

By Stephen Daniells

The US FDA has issued ‘Good Day Letters’ to dsm-firmenich for three Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) notices submitted for the human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) LNFP-l/2’-FL and hypoallergenic grade LNnT and 2’-FL.

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

Algarithm ramps up competition in omega-3 market with new partnership

By Danielle Masterson

Canadian algae-based omega-3 manufacturer Algarithm Ingredients recently signed a multi-year manufacturing deal with Seafood giant Thai Union Ingredients (TUI). TUI signed on for a multi-year manufacturing partnership, including collaboration at TUI’s...

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Specific HMOs linked to infant brain development: Study

By Stephen Daniells

Individual human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) may play critical roles in the maturation of gray matter in an infant brain, showing that inclusion of specific HMOs in infant formula could be beneficial, says a new study.

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Helaina on track to deliver breast milk-equivalent baby formula

By Danielle Masterson

The New York City-based company was founded in 2019 by food scientist Laura Katz who aspired to advance nutrition by recreating the functional components of breast milk. The lab produces microbes, ferments, and runs immunity testing.

NutraWomen Wednesday: Laura Katz, CEO of Helaina

NutraWomen Wednesday: Laura Katz, CEO of Helaina

By Danielle Masterson

Laura Katz founded a company on the belief that breastfeeding should not define the health of a child—or the worth of a parent. Helaina is a company that uses precision fermentation to reinvent infant formula by producing functional proteins through microbial...

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

NutraVideo: Attorney Nair on the reasonable consumer

By Danielle Masterson

So-called 'transition' or toddler formulas allegedly trick parents into thinking these products adhere to the same standards as infant formula, according to three separate but nearly identical class action lawsuits.

MEET THE WINNERS: Ingredients of the year


MEET THE WINNERS: Ingredients of the year

By Adi Menayang

At the inaugural NutraIngredients-USA Awards last week, we awarded four companies for their innovation in nutritional ingredients.


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