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Euromonitor runs rule over recent nutraceutical award winners

Market analyst Euromonitor International dissects recent NutraIngredients Awards winners to provide category perspective from sustainable omega-3 to healthy ageing in this guest article.

Omega-3s may slow age-associated muscle loss: RCT data

Fish oil-derived omega-3s may slow the normal decline in muscle mass and function in healthy older people, says a new study from Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis.

1800 firms operating in sector

8/10 Italians take supplements & eat functional foods despite regulatory threat

The Italian health food market is booming – 80% of Italians consume food supplements or functional foods – but regulation threatens a sector comprised of 1800 firms, a congress has been told.

IPA says manufacturing process, not 'contamination,' accounts for traces of gluten researchers found in probiotics

A recent study that found traces of gluten in probiotic supplements has provoked a measured response from the International Probiotic Association. IPA executive director George Paraskevakos noted that only one product in the study that made a gluten-free claim was found to contain the protein at an unacceptably high level...

EU project aims to link up European food research

European research into food, health and nutrition needs to be better synchronised to link up data on food intake, production and health outcomes, according to an EU-funded project due to end in August this year.

Special edition: Outsourcing

The ins and outs: Are firms shifting to vertically integrated supply chains?

Outsourcing. It's no secret it can bring big financial and logistical gains. But in an age when traceability and accountability carry increasing value, are we now seeing a shift towards a new concept of insourcing?

Special edition: Outsourcing

Collaborate or die: Inside a contract manufacturing giant

What does it take to be a successful contract manufacturer and solutions provider to the food supplements sector in an age where the sanctity of many business coalitions is being challenged by nimble start-ups with an array of new post-capitalist tools? We asked a giant how it stands out on the course when brands look...