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Study supports shelf stability of Sabinsa’s probiotic for functional foods

Sabinsa’s Bacillus coagulans MTCC 5856 is shelf stable during processing and storage of functional foods, says a new study from the company.

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NMR test method could revolutionize verification of omega-3 oils

Transparency in the supply chain rests on reliable tests to verify the provenance of ingredients, but proving beyond doubt where an oil came from has been a problem in the...

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BASF hikes vitamin A prices by 20%

German chemical giant BASF has announced it will increase vitamin A prices by 20% globally.

Arla to cut 500 jobs in efficiency plan

Arla Foods is planning to cut 500 jobs across its business, as part of structural changes designed to make the business more energy efficient and globally focused.

Garden of Life implicated as 11 sickened by Salmonella

An outbreak of Salmonella which has sickened 11 people in nine US states has been linked to products made by Garden of Life.

IPA challenges article's assertion that science behind probiotics is 'shaky'

A recent online article that labeled the science backing probiotics as “shaky” was criticized by the International Proibiotics Association as lacking context and a basic understanding of the industry and...

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GEA to equip new Danone production plant

GEA has received a major order from Danone to equip a new state-of-the-art facility for its international Early Life Nutrition brands with several production lines.

DSM offers digestive health advice

A collection of scientific studies, applications expertise, regulatory knowledge and consumer insights concerning digestive health has been launched by DSM Nutritional Products.

Chitosan may help weight management: Human data

Supplements of chitosan derived from fungus may help reduce body weight and BMI in overweight subjects, says a new study from Belgium and India.

California firm set to become major Moringa supplier with new cultivation method

Aquaculture and agricultural technology firm New Global Energy Inc. is betting hard on the botanical Moringa. The company is seeking to become a major supplier of raw material, pioneering a...

Study supports safety & omega-3 boosting efficacy of Ahiflower oil

Ahiflower oil may accrue omega-3 EPA up to four times higher than flaxseed oil, says the first human clinical trial performed with the ingredient that also supports the safety and...

Vilkyskiu Pienine to open whey processing plant

Lithuanian dairy processor Vilkyskiu Pienine has announced plans to build a whey processing facility in the western city of Taurage.

Frutarom invests €2.25m in algae start-up

Swiss-Israeli flavours and ingredients house Frutarom Industries has invested 10 million Israeli Shekel (€2.25m) for a 50% stake in the biotech start-up Algalo.

NutraInterview: Dominique Speleers, Beneo executive board member

Beneo: EFSA forced us to change our strategy

Dominique Speleers is a long-time Beneo man who has seen a lot in his 15 years with the European ingredients giant from back when it was Belgian inulin and chicory player...

Targeting female consumers: Arla Foods Ingredients sees women turn to tailored protein

Women represent a big opportunity for food and beverage manufacturers, says Arla Foods Ingredients, with these consumers becoming increasingly discerning when it comes to protein quality. 

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DuPont nutrition & health chief: We want to work with start-ups

DuPont’s nutrition & health president, Matthias Heinzel, tells NutraIngredients his multi-billion euro division wants to speed product-to-market time and is “totally open” to working with start-ups in open collaboration....

Chr Hansen wins €75m to 'develop new microbial solutions'

Chr Hansen has secured a €75m loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support its microbial solutions work as the bioscience company ramps up its R&D spend....

Platform launched to push digestive health beyond probiotics

DSM is ramping up its focus on digestive health with the launch of a new ‘platform’ to help manufacturers develop products that target specific gastro-intestinal health concerns.

70,000-strong ingredients database launched

An app has been launched containing 70,000 ingredients of all varieties which seeks to accelerate R&D across the food and supplements industries.

Dispatches from FiE 2015

Solactis promotes ‘diversified’ infant gut health with prebiotic supplement

French prebiotic nutrition and feed specialist Group Solactis used this year’s Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) event in Paris to showcase a galacto-fructose (lactulose)-based blend promoting infant microbiota diversity.

Real Good Food buys ISO2 Nutrition from Cre-8tive Health administrators

UK bakery and ingredients firm Real Good Food has acquired sports supplements brand ISO2 Nutrition from the administrators of Cre-8tive Health Ltd for a “nominal” sum.

Health claims hole fails to dampen astaxanthin growth

Algatechnologies is targeting the food supplements sector with a new grade of natural astaxanthin oleoresin, as interest in the carotenoid as a skin, eye and heart health ingredient builds.

FiE 2015: Our best bits

Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference...

Shell do well!: Kiwi mussel extract company hopes for boom in Asia

A Kiwi mussel extract company is planning further expansion into Asia in an industry that contributes NZ$400m (US$268m) to New Zealand’s economy. 

Portuguese algae business gets a makeover

Portuguese chlorella player Alllma has partially renovated its business model, expanding its production facility and with it the number of algae offerings.