Start-up Bio-marine Ingredients Ireland (BII) hopes to become a major new supplier of lipids, protein and calcium powders following an initial €15m investment in its plant.
Compounds extracted from the herbs purslane and tindora appear to reduce blood sugar levels, according to a study that looks at the plants’ insulin-like activity in improving glucose uptake.
Supplements of the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may reduce the amount of DNA damage in sperm, says a new randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study.
U2 band members Bono and The Edge have been named as major investors in Nuritas, the much-hyped Irish biotech start-up planning to triple its workforce in 2017.
Supplements of resveratrol may improve energy metabolism, cell signaling pathways, and neurotransmission in monkeys eating a high sugar and fat Western diet, says a new study.
Dutch watchdog FoodWatch has announced the winners of its annual ‘GoldenEgg’ award for the year’s most misleading product, as voted by members of the public.
Thomas Schäfer, current vice president at Novozymes, has been appointed chief science officer and executive vice president at Danish firm Chr. Hansen.