In an age where the dietary supplement industry is wrestling with adulteration issues in an increasingly open way, vertical integration can be a key component of a botanical ingredient supplier’s value proposition, experts say.
Reserveage Organics, a company built first upon the benefits of the antioxidants found in wine grapes, is expanding rapidly into the beauty-from-within category, which founder Naomi Whittel says is finally taking off in the US.
BioHarvest, an Israeli company harvesting dietary supplement ingredients from plants grown via a unique hydroponic method, has launched a “biofood” ingredient called VINIA Red Grape Powder, said to offer the benefits of drinking red wine without the sugar,...
Combining oil and extracts from grape seeds, two by-products from the wine industry, can form stable nanoemulsions for delivering resveratrol, and protect the ingredient for use in functional food applications.
Last week saw widespread media coverage of research suggesting resveratrol – often referred to as ‘the red wine compound’ – could help to cut cancer risk by half. NutraIngredients caught up with the researcher behind the study to find out more about the...
Two Californian ingredient suppliers this week announced that their antioxidant grape extract ingredients have received GRAS affirmation, opening up their use in food and beverage products marketed for heart health.
In the second part of a special series on resveratrol, NutraIngredients looks at the ingredient’s supply. What is it extracted from, how much resveratrol does it contain, and who is offering the ingredient?
Potentially cancer-fighting benefits may be the last thing consumers would associate with beer consumption, though ongoing research in the US is assessing the commercial possibilities for producing antioxidants in the product.
Drinking more than three glasses of red wine a week could cut the
risk of colorectal cancer by almost 70 per cent, researchers told
the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of
Gastroenterology in Las Vegas.
The flesh of grapes is just as heart healthy as the skin, says a
laboratory study by Italian and US researchers, a result that may
challenge the idea that red wine offers better cardiovascular
protection than white.
An Oregon vineyard has received what is thought to be the first
federal government approval to label its wines' resveratrol
content, an antioxidant produced by grapes to fight fungi and
believed to reduce the risk of heart disease...
Wine players are getting bigger and exposing their businesses to
greater risk as consolidation in the industry continues and to
ensure quality remains constant, Danish ingredients firm Chr Hansen
claims to offer the solution through...
Old Orchard beverage company has begun to add grape seed extract to
its purple grape juice, on the understanding that grape seed
extract can play an important part in helping to prevent
cardiovascular disease, but the company will...
A dietary supplement that preserves a powerful antioxidant found in
red wine in an airtight capsule may be able to provide the healthy
properties of wine without the alcohol or calories, according to
Middle-aged French men who drank two or more glasses of wine
regularly after a recent heart attack were less likely to have a
second heart attack or other cardiovascular complications compared
to nondrinkers, according to a study...
Researchers in Australia claim that drinking beer can be just as
good for your health as red wine. In a study on male volunteers,
the scientists found that antioxidant levels increased after
drinking red wine and beer, but less so...
Red wine in particular has benefited from scientific evidence that
it is good for the heart, but little has been said about wine-based
drinks such as Cognac. But one company, Pierre Boullmer Estates, is
focusing on the health benefits...
Much has been said about the health benefits of red wine
consumption, including the positive effect it can have on heart
health. Now new research from Spain has shown that red wine can
also help fight that most common of ailments,...