An application to add calcium to chewing gum has been lodged with
Food Standards Australia New Zealand by Wrigley's, which would
allow gum sold in Australia to be fortified with the mineral for
the first time.
The New Zealand food industry is wasting antioxidant-rich but
unattractive portions of vegetables that may be used as a source of
nutrients for supplements or the development of a new class of
fermented food products, say scientists...
New Zealand dairy Fonterra must add a warning label to its new
vitamin K-enriched milk and yoghurt to reduce the risk for people
taking the blood thinning drug Warfarin, said the New Zealand food
The New Zealand blackcurrant industry is strengthening its presence
in the Japanese nutraceutical and functional food market, as the NZ
Berryfruit Group (NZBG) becomes one of the first five companies to
sign up to the new Tokyo 'beachhead'.
Seeka Kiwifruit Industries, New Zealand's largest kiwifuit supply
company, says it is to extend its business portfolio into the
nutraceutical world by investing further in health supplements
business Vital Foods.
Joint health from sheeps' wool, kiwi fruit crossed with berries and
calcium-boosting bone extract… innovative ingredients from a small
Pacific archipelago are starting to make a disproportionately big
impact in the world of nutrition.
Blackcurrants have already earned a reputation amongst the
healthiest fruits thanks to a high antioxidant content. But in New
Zealand, where five per cent for the world's crop is grown,
researchers have been investigating ways...
Could your child be preordained to be an overweight couch potato?
New Zealand physiologists are proposing that the well-known
association between obesity, metabolic syndrome, sedentary
behavior, and overeating might have a common...
The Burns Philp - Goodman Fielder saga continues with the news
today that the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission has
cleared the hostile bid from Australian ingredients company for
Australia's largest food company.