A polyphenol-rich formulation may enhance the benefits of mind-body practices, such as yoga, Pilates, and Taïchi, says a new study from Europe.
Which consumer trends will be important for your business? Are European markets too fragmented? What is in store for your category? How are EU rules affecting your prospects? To gauge...
An oral enzyme combination may reduce exercise-induced fatigue, muscle soreness and damage in endurance athletes, says a new study.
A huge 70% of Europeans prefer health benefits from natural foods, rather than added benefits, according to Mintel - so could the perception that functional foods are unnatural be a barrier to...
Authorities have not paid enough attention to the issue of supplement contamination, failing to sufficiently investigate this issue, according to Luca Bucchini.
Ageing consumers, more feminine products and ‘natural’ functional foods will lead the market in the coming years, analysts from Euromonitor International told attendees of our recent online event on Sports Nutrition....
Private equity firm Lion Capital has acquired a majority stake in UK-based active nutrition firm Grenade Holdings in a deal that sees the business valued at £72 million (€83m).
Industry movers and shakers gathered in London last week for Food Vision discussing the some of the hottest trends and issues affecting the industry today. Here are some highlights if...
There is a huge focus on finding 'the next big thing' in terms of probiotic delivery formats. But which ones do our Probiota community think hold the most potential?
Glanbia reported better than expected growth in 2016 with performance nutrition driving revenue and profits, said the firm as it announced the part sell-off of its Irish dairy business.
Consuming carb-heavy bars or gels either during or immediately after intense exercise helps cut immune disturbances and can aid the body’s recovery, but there is insufficient evidence to support the...
A proprietary extract from the bark of Terminalia arjuna may boost cardiovascular efficiency and improve athletic performance in young healthy male adults, says a new study.
Norwegian krill player Aker BioMarine has commissioned a new environmentally-friendly krill fishing vessel, at a cost of around €112.6 million (NOK 1 billion).
Having quickly established its credentials in the sports nutrition space, positive results in recent clinical trials are creating new opportunities for Nutrition 21’s Nitrosigine in the cognitive health sector.
Arla Foods Ingredients has unveiled a new generation of whey hydrolysates for the mainstream sports nutrition market.
Low-dose, short-term creatine supplementation “beneficially affected muscle power output,” even without the usually recommended loading phase, according to findings from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Milk containing only A2 protein is as effective as regular milk at improving post-exercise recovery according to researchers, who suggest A2 milk could be used to prevent GI issues in...
Dairy and nutritional ingredients firm Glanbia has confirmed two strategic acquisitions that will enhance its performance nutrition division by bringing a greater focus on plant-based foods and direct-to-consumer sales.
A total of 33 advertisements that did not comply with EU food laws were found during an investigation carried out by The Czech Agriculture and Food Investigation Authority last year.
Long withdrawn DMAA-containing pre-workout supplement Jack3d has been targeted by the Danish Food Administration (DFA) after it was alerted to internet and Facebook sales.
A new water stable micro-encapsulaton of creatine has enabled the ingredient to be used in a liquid shot for the first time, says Anabio Technologies.
UK ingredient supplier and contract manufacturer Cambridge Commodities Ltd (CCL) has inked a deal to develop its presence in the private label gel space.
Banned pre-workout stimulant DMAA continues to appear on-market in the UK and elsewhere – with the UK medicines regulator making seven busts in 2016.
The European Food safety Authority (EFSA) is moving open meetings back to its Parma Italy base after a year in Brussels failed to increase turn-outs.
At Food Vision in London on March 1-3 ex-Olympian Andrew Steele will explain why he is so excited about applying genetics to dramatically improve the nutrition and performance of sportspeople....