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Vitamin Angels reached 51 million children and mothers in 2016

Vitamin Angels will host corporate supporters from the natural products industry at its annual reception in March, as the charity announced it reached more children and mothers than ever before.

Preaching to the converted? Only dieters are responsive to healthy eating adverts

Most people choose unhealthy snacks that are high in salt, fat and sugar regardless of whether they have watched adverts for healthy or unhealthy food, with only dieters choosing the...

Get your entries submitted by the 8th Feb ... or miss out!

Last chance saloon: NutraIngredients Awards 2017 deadline extended

The submission deadline for the NutraIngredients Awards 2017 has been extended until Wednesday 8th February due to high demand. There is still time to submit your products, research and services to of one...

Sorghum's superfood credentials could see it become ingrained in our diet: Mintel

Sorghum is little known in the west but has all the makings of a superfood from the nutrient profile to its heritage tradition – can it join the ranks of...

Opinion

Why 'conservative clones' criticising supplements should clean up their own backyard first

A group of scientists and doctors who call themselves the “Friends of Science in Medicine” (FSM) are relaunching an attack on complementary medicine, writes Dr Ross Walker, an expert in the...

Last chance to enter the NutraIngredients Awards 2017

Today is your last chance to enter your innovative ingredients, products, research and services to one of the 13 categories in our NutraIngredients Awards 2017.

What's on the NutraIngredients editorial calendar in 2017?

From the latest issues in botanicals, to the cutting edge of sports nutrition, nutricosmetics, personalised nutrition, omega-3s, probiotics and prebiotics, the Nutraingredients 2017 editorial calendar of special editions and online...

Food Vision Asia returns to Singapore for three-day event on the future of food and nutrition

Following a highly successful inaugural event in 2016, Food Vision Asia announces its return to the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Singapore, from April 25-27.

FREE online event: 26 January, 9am Paris time

I-nutrition: This time it’s personal

Personalised nutrition is emerging fast – as technologies like gene mapping and smartphones offer the potential for people to optimise nutrition, live healthier lives and reduce the burden of chronic...

How to win the NutraIngredients Awards: No fudges, say judges

Entries for the 3rd annual NutraIngredients Awards close on 3 February – less than two weeks away. Two of our judges, Jens Bleiel and Ewa Hudson, spill the beans on what...

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Monster Energy Ultra Citron launches as low calorie energy drinks rise 32%

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has launched a new citrus flavor for sugar-free Monster Energy Ultra, seeing a 32% rise in sales of low calorie energy drinks and a shift in...

Guest article

Omega-3 supply shifts: The case for marine agriculture

Varying forces are rapidly shifting the omega-3 supply chain. In this guest article, veteran researcher professor Michael Crawford says a rapid upscale in sea farming can make a major contribution...

More, please: Holland & Barrett sexes up London with ‘high concept’ store

Health products retailer Holland & Barrett opened its new flagship ‘More’ store on London’s Oxford Street, as the firm aims to make its stores “sexy” and widen its range of...

Mls over pills: Are drinks a tastier way to take your vitamins?

Move over large, bland multivitamin pills; energy juices and smoothies are becoming the preferred method of getting your daily quota in Asia, but is Europe following its lead?

Special delivery: Nano’s nutrient gift presents huge potential

Is nanotechnology finally walking the talk when it comes to nutrient enhancement in food and supplements?

Brexit nutrition impact survey launched

British PM Teresa May has indicated the nation will pursue a ‘hard Brexit’ – but what does that mean for the world of nutrition and food?

Unilever brands known as sustainable are growing 30% faster than others

One in three consumers choose brands based on sustainability: Unilever study

A new report by industry giant Unilever shows that consumers' belief in the social or environmental welfare of brands hugely affects their purchasing decisions.

13 categories open for entries to nutrition innovators. #NIAwards17

NutraIngredients Awards 2017: Deadline is 3 February

The NutraIngredients Awards are back in 2017 in Geneva at Vitafoods Europe with new categories to reward real progress and innovation in the global world of nutrition.

Egg prices set to keep rising in EU

Egg prices in Europe have risen 16% since November last year driven up by bird flu outbreaks and rising consumer demand, say global commodities analysts at Mintec.

Put your innovative start-up centre-stage at Food Vision 2017

FoodNavigator is on the hunt for trailblazing, entrepreneurial start-ups to pitch their food and nutrition innovations at this year's Food Vision London. 

Catch 22: Sustainable fishing produces massive carbon emissions

Whilst smaller scale sustainable fishing practices protect the oceans from depletion of marine life, they are vastly more detrimental to the environment, say researchers

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Supplements and functional foods driving APAC fish oil market growth to 2020

The Asia-Pacific fish oil market is forecast to grow by 5% to 2020 helping the global total to hit US$1.5bn, with supplements and functional foods tipped to be the region’s...

Pay more, waste less: Scottish food study

Research by the University of Aberdeen in Scotland suggests that while food price hikes have reduced the amount bought by the public, an equal reduction in food waste has kept...

The nutra space: Eyes turn to 2017

Only the seemingly foolish would have predicted 2016 would see the UK vote to leave the EU and Donald Trump win the US presidential election. But in the post-truth era,...

What will the top texture trends be in 2017?

In 2016 15% of new food products launched in Europe employed themes concerning texture combinations – often on well-established product types such as yoghurt. FoodNavigator looks at some of the...