Innovation Fund Denmark is backing local probiotic firm Bifodan in a bioavailability-boosting project using encapsulation methods.
Hong Kong is the world’s fastest growing market for infant formula, followed by mainland China, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam and Indonesia, latest Euromonitor research shows.
After months of speculation, French dairy giant Danone has announced it does not plan to sell its medical nutrition business.
A healthy quinoa bar concept developed by a team of final year culinary arts management students has picked up the award in the ‘culinary product development challenge’, run by the...
Functional food specialist Dr Zak’s has developed a high-protein bagel and has flatbreads in development as it looks to stretch its offering in a niche market, its managing director says....
New technologies are vital to the future growth of the food and nutrition industry, but their future success depends on much more than the science behind them.
A company developing a pharmaceutical chewing gum containing cannabinoids extracted from marijuana has announced plans to build a manufacturing facility in the Netherlands.
Challenging ingredients like krill oil and fish oil are driving demand for Capsugel’s Licaps liquid-filled hard capsule technology, says the company, as Healthy Directions becomes the latest manufacturer to use...
Cosmetics manufacturer L’Oreal and food giant Nestle have announced they will end the activity of their joint venture Innéov during the course of the first quarter 2015.
High-protein cookies will continue to soar in the mass market, says the president of Lenny & Larry’s as the company plans more US roll-outs in mass stores.
French dairy giant Danone has completed a €180m (US$224m) four-year expansion of its Irish infant formula production capabilities.
Is pill fatigue just a marketing ploy? No, say many experts in the field. It’s a real phenomenon and it’s driving both dosage form innovation and the movement of bioactives...
Fresenius is staying tightlipped on reports it and Permira, a European private equity firm, have teamed up in an attempt to acquire Danone's medical nutrition business.
“J&J should have sold it 10 years ago,” is one analyst’s appraisal of Finnish agro-food giant Raisio’s buy-back of the licensing rights to its cholesterol lowering, plant stanol-based Benecol brand today,...
Danone has declined to comment on reports it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) of shares in its medical nutrition business.
Through the gradual process of rationalisation, corporatisation and sophistication, the world’s supplements manufacturers are now bringing an unprecedented level of competitiveness to the industry.
Coca-Cola Hellenic’s CEO says the firm is keen to take Monster Energy into new markets, as its lackluster performance in developed markets led by Italy hit summer soda sales. ...
Dairy Crest’s £80M sale of its diaries to Müller UK & Ireland Group has drawn praise from City analysts.
Dairy Crest has agreed to sell dairy assets, including its fresh milk business, to British rival Müller UK & Ireland for £80m (US$127.5m, €102m).
Stoners have had their day in the push to legalise cannabis for recreational use. Now, consumers and patients are in increasing numbers turning to the plant’s beneficial properties to bring...
Finnish dairy Valio has charged itself with educating consumers in Finland and Sweden on the importance of iodine consumption.
Year-on-year Q3 EBITDA profits dipped 9.2% to €5.73m at Spanish cocoa and chocolate and specialist Natra as ongoing cocoa price hikes hit even as quarter revenues rose 5.2% to €89.93m.
South African pharmaceutical giant Aspen has set its sights on China after agreeing to acquire a 50% stake in infant formula manufacturer, New Zealand New Milk (NZNM).
French dairy Danone has agreed to acquire a 25% stake in Chinese infant formula firm Yashili International for HK$4.389bn (US$565m, €450m).
Kellogg will overhaul Special K next year to pull the failing brand away from its weight management focus, the company CEO says.