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Nestlé pulls funds for IAAF kids programme amid doping fallout

Nestlé has pulled out of its sponsorship of the International Association of Athletics Federations’ (IAAF) kid’s athletics programme following allegations of corruption and doping against the association....

Probiota day 3: Tweet by tweet

Researchers from Nestlé and Lallemand helped us wrap up this year's Probiota, tackling antibiotic-associated problems and bringing probiotics back from the dead. Intrigued? Here's how it went.

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New non-dairy Flora spread introduced

Flora, Unilever UK’s spreads brand, has announced a $17.8m (£12.5m) brand repositioning campaign, ‘Powered by Plants,’ and a new dairy-free variant, ‘Flora Freedom.’

Probiotic patent for mastitis granted to Biosearch Life

Spanish biotech company Biosearch Life has been granted a European patent for the use of probiotic strains it says could help treat mastitis. 

Nestlé: Loved and hated in equal measure by NGOs, says report

Swiss giant Nestlé is one of the most praised global corporations by NGOs - but also one of the most criticised food companies in the world, according to a survey...

Unilever, Nestlé & Danone top for global food issues but overall industry performance is poor: Report

The world’s biggest food companies are too slow in reacting to the double burdens of obesity and undernutrition, says a report that ranks 22 multinationals for their performance in marketing,...

Oxford Farming Conference

Food manufacturers’ role in delivering ‘a fitter future’

Food and drink manufacturers must do more to encourage consumers to make healthy choices through promotional and marketing activities, according to nutritionist Susan Jebb.

‘Designed to deal with the rigours of the 21st century’: Spring water enriched with amino acids launches

Rejuvenation Water, a functional water enriched with amino acids, has launched in the UK and is targeting today’s busy, stressed, urban professionals.

Danone restructuring Russian production

Two Danone plants in Russia are closing as the company rearranges its capacities in both Siberia and the Volga region as part of its production optimization program.

Supplemented chocolate: A new confections category set for growth, says Energems

Energems has been accepted as a member at the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) and says the new confectionery category of chocolate energy supplements it has created is poised for...

Holland & Barrett profits up: We’ll be a £1bn business by 2020

UK-based but expanding supplements and healthy foods retailer Holland & Barrett International has posted an annual sales increase of 11.7% and profit growth of 12.2% in its full year results...

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The many faces of herbal adulteration

The global natural products industry is beholden to vast quality control challenges, which are in turn amplified when it comes to herbal ingredients, given the quality management minefield this segment...

Special edition: Battling malnutrition. Exclusive with Nestlé head of public health nutrition

Nestlé: Profit is not a dirty word in the race against global malnutrition

Commercial and public health gain needn’t be opposed bedfellows in the battle against malnutrition among the world’s poorest people, says the chief of public health nutrition at the world’s biggest...

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Start-up incorporates microgel technology in probiotic drink

A Queensland start-up is testing the market for a non-dairy, low-kilojoule probiotic in selected stores in Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

Biotech start-up aims to unlock potential of the gut-brain axis

Kallyope Inc. is aiming to harness the potential of the gut-brain axis to develop consumer products and transformational therapeutics that improve human health and nutrition.

Largest European investment to date

Danone doubles Dutch baby milk production capacity

Danone-Nutricia has invested €240m in a new production plant in the Netherlands on the back of double-digit sales growth of infant formula products such as Aptamil and Nutrilon.

This week Down Under

Start-up’s superfood extract proves effective in killing superbug

An Australian start-up has developed the world's first healthcare range which uses a superfood to fight a superbug.

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e-Commerce start-up brings Ayurvedic formulation to an app

SastaSundar.com, a digital healthcare marketplace, has launched a customised supplement that is formulated for a range of conditions based on a consumer’s responses to an app questionnaire. 

‘Think outside the shake’: Protein Pow takes protein home baking to supermarket shelves

UK start-up Protein Pow has secured a host of retail listings including Tesco for its home-baking nutrition powders.

Special edition: Inflammation

High potency omega-3s & curcuminoids: NBTY’s top scientists on what’s next in inflammation

New product delivery formats, a long list of ingredients, and scientific consensus are driving developments in supplements positioned for inflammation, NBTY’s top scientists tell NutraIngredients-USA.

Permeate market will 'explode into life' once Codex standard set: Arla Foods Ingredients

The market for dairy permeate powder will “explode into life” once a Codex Alimenatarius standard is adopted, says Arla Foods Ingredients. 

Beingmate to form JV with Korean dairy to produce special infant formula for China

Beingmate has joined forces with South Korean company Maeil Dairies to produce special medical purpose infant formula for the Chinese market. 

It's a real dough! Milk proteins make gluten-free bread easier to handle, claims Arla

Bakers can create better-tasting gluten-free breads that handle like wheat-based doughs by adding milk proteins, claims Arla's ingredients division.

UK Moringa-based beauty drink overcomes 'horrible' taste

A herbal nutricosmetic drink is being launched in the UK utilising the amino acid-rich Himalyan herb, Moringa oleifeira, with the company involved saying it has overcome the 'horrible' taste of moringa....

Arla Foods ordered to stop selling yogurt labelled 'Skyr' in Finland

Arla Foods has been ordered to stop selling yogurt labelled as Skyr in Finland following a legal challenge by an Icelandic producer.