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News in brief

Cumin prices on the up, but supplier suggests spike is temporary

Cumin prices have hit the highest level since late 2013 over fears that this year’s harvest may be smaller than previous years, but UK-based supplier EHL Ingredients suggests that pre-harvest...

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed the world. But where does that potential really lie?

Special edition: Blood sugar management

Glycaemic (GI) foods remain in obesity-diabetes niche but claims are changing game

Foods that help moderate blood sugar activity are gaining more traction with diabetics, the overweight and the obese – with new EU claims backing their promise to control hunger impulses....

Personality of the Year 2014: 'When you’re working for the EU it has to be innovative'

Jan-Willem Van der Kamp from TNO has been voted as BakeryandSnacks’ Personality of the Year 2014 for his leadership on HealthBread - an EU project to develop healthier breads.

Is the future of women’s health probiotics medical?

Danish probiotic firm Bifodan has created a second business unit for probiotics targeting women’s intimate health, splitting the business between dietary supplements and over-the-counter (OTC) medical products.  

Guest article

Where is the food ingredients industry going? HIE lessons and sessions

Despite  challenging times in the ingredient business there exist excellent opportunities particularly for mid-sized ingredient firms, concludes Nordic strategy and marketing agency Invenire. Analyst Patricia Wiklund unpicks key trends from...

2015 programme available now

Probiota 2015 programme reveals new format and a commitment to uncover new thinking

In February 2015 Amsterdam will be the host city for the eighth event in the Probiota conference series. It will bring together eminent scientists and business leaders from the world’s...

Coming to Probiota 2015 - February 3-5, Amsterdam

Germvangelist set to shake Probiota with holistic shout

Self-styled 'germvangelist' and microbiologist Jason Tetro says the probiotic industry is obsessed with technicalities and needs to venture back in time to access the innate, holistic power of probiotics.

Guest article

GOED: Planting positive messages in consumers' minds only way to quell overheated media climate that fosters sensational headlines

Inflammation defines the era we live in today. I do not mean inflammation as it relates to health, instead I am referring to the inflammation of information and how consumers...

Exclusive discount on registration for prebiotic and probiotic event

Probiota 2015: NutraIngredients reader discount for probiotic and prebiotic event

NutraIngredients is offering a new year 10% discount on registration for our annual prebiotic and probiotic event held on 3-5 February 2015, less than a month away.

Is low GI too complicated for consumers?

As pressure on the food industry to reduce sugar in products increases, is the science behind that reduction getting lost?

Review of the year

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, legislation, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic...

Festive Film

Happy Holidays 2014 from William Reed Business Media!

The holidays are fast upon us, so let’s put ‘business’ to one side and get into the festive mood. To keep in the spirit of things, we’ve got a ‘gift’...

The future of sports nutrition offers something for every taste

Sports nutrition market has been rapidly growing and will continue to so as it moves away from the elite sport to more mainstream and segmented markets, say experts.

NutraIngredients' top stories of 2014

Omega-3 breakthroughs, political shake-ups and health claim fines. 

Dispatches from Hi Europe, Amsterdam

Trendspotter: ‘Naturally healthy' to overtake fortified and functional foods

There has been huge growth in functional and fortified food and drinks in recent years, but experts suggest that the next few years could see industry take a ‘naturally healthy’...

Health Ingredients Europe

New proteins are creeping on trend

Alternative proteins are a “hot area” of interest and products such as sandwich spreads made with meal worms could be a thing of the future, according to one food trend...

Dispatches from Hi Europe

‘Artificial’ caffeine is becoming a blacklisted ingredient: Mintel

With changes to labelling laws and a ban on sales to under 18s in Lithuania, ‘artificial’ caffeine is fast becoming one of the top ingredients in the health firing line,...

Trust me, I'm a doctor: European omega-3 consumption depends on physician backing, GOED

Lack of a recommendation from a doctor, taste and price are all top deterrences for European consumers reluctant to take omega-3 – but sustainability is not a key concern, according...

SPECIAL EDITION 2014, BEVERAGE SWEETENER INNOVATION

Stevia sweetness + new health benefits: Mintel analyst sees future potential

Mintel says the presence of nutritionally beneficial compounds could see stevia-based sweeteners of the future that combine functional benefits as well as calorie-free sweetness.

Medical food to grow by 30% as firms learn how to appeal to patients

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan has found that the global medical foods market will grow by one-third by 2018, with Asia-Pacific driving this surge. 

Hi Europe 2014 - Tweet by tweet

Leaders in the European functional food and welness industry have come together in Amsterdam to showcase the latest insights, scienctific research and technological innovations in the industry. We bring you...

NutraIngredients Awards now open for entries

The inaugural NutraIngredients Awards is now open for entries, recognising the best ingredient, product and research innovators in Europe across seven award categories.

Bullet point insights

Put consumer education before health claims, says marketing expert

An ingredient industry more focused on health claims than in educating consumers is actively destroying the market for both itself and it's customers, says Healthy Marketing Team president and expert consultant,...

NSF International and LRQA respond to report findings

Food sector losing more than £11bn due to fraud - report

Food fraud and error could be costing UK companies £11.2bn or 85% of profits a year, according to a report.

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