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Supersonic spray will transform bioavailability, says BASF

BASF is developing extra-soluble nanoparticles for better drug delivery using faster-than-sound technology.

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French prebiotic supplier expands operations

French prebiotic nutrition and feed specialist Group Solactis has set up an R&D centre near Paris to research its primary nutrient, galactofructose (lactulose), and others.

Kaneka gains EU novel food extension for liquorice extract

Japanese supplier Kaneka has secured an extension for the Novel Food status of its liquorice extract Glavonoid, which is now approved for use in medical foods and energy-restricted diets.

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One-size-does-not-fit-all: India, China, Japan still rule but rest of Asia rising for BASF

German ingredients giant BASF is expanding its Asian footprint one gentle step at a time, with Food Ingredients-Asia stand footfall affirming ever-more dynamic food markets in Thailand and other Asia-Pacific...

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Chinese ingredients player opens Dutch office

20-year-old Chinese distributor Shanghai Freemen has opened an office in The Hague in the Netherlands as its European business expands.

ENI licenses patent for vegetarian glucosamine process: We will be offering pricing advantages, says CEO

ENI (Ethical Naturals Inc.) has signed a license agreement with ALS (Arkion Life Sciences) for the patents that employ a microbial fermentation process to produce N-acetyl glucosamine and glucosamine.

AstaReal announces plan to further expand US astaxanthin facility as finished product brand hits market

Astaxanthin manufacturer AstaReal has announced plans to further expand its production facility in Washington State and has followed other producers of the carotenoid into the direct-to-consumer finished products market.

Arla's protein-rich cake formula takes advantage of snackification trend

Arla Foods Ingredients is showcasing a new high-protein ingredient for cake mixes that the company hopes can take advantage of the 'snackification' trend.

Botanicals giant refines fruit & veg extracts range for food supplements

French botanicals leader Naturex has emphasised its ambition to be the “world leader in the specialty fruit & vegetable category” by launching an extract range targeting food supplements including gummies....

‘Incubator’ steps aside as Danish probiotic start-up seizes control

After a few years of rapid growth the part owners of nascent Danish probiotics specialist Biocare Copenhagen have bought out the private and public investors that birthed it in 2012...

Pre hypertension link to risk in young adults widens scope for grape seed extract, Polyphenolics says

High blood pressure has been called the silent killer, and a recent study indicates its effects may be more widespread than previously believed.  It creates a market opportunity for those...

We can pack ‘glass of milk’ level of calcium into chocolate, says Delavau

Nutritional ingredients supplier Delavau has utilized its fortification technology to enrich chocolate and compound coatings with calcium equivalent to levels in a glass of milk.

Firm automates ingredient discovery based on epigenetic activity

Finding new bioactive molecules has in the past been something of a treasure hunt that had developers combing records of traditional uses of botanicals for clues pointing the way to...

Performance nutrition boosts Glanbia plc’s financials

Glanbia’s Global Performance Nutrition (GPN) unit was the star performer as the nutritional ingredients and dairy firm reported increased H1 profits.

Olympic Seafood awarded MSC eco-label for krill fishery

Norwegian krill oil and fish supplier Olympic Seafood, have been awarded the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) standard for sustainable fishing.

Lehvoss to bolster European nutrition business with Gee Lawson acquisition

Lehvoss UK, a subsidiary of Hamburg-based Lehmann&Voss&Co, has acquired ingredient distributor Gee Lawson, as part of its strategy to become a European force in nutritional additives. ...

Tate & Lyle Ventures invests in Evolve BioSystems for newborn probiotics & prebiotics

Evolve BioSystems is receiving a $2 million investment from Tate & Lyle Ventures to support Evolve’s ongoing clinical activities and preparations for commercial launch of its novel probiotic and prebiotic...

Protein-packed breakfast prevents body fat gain in overweight teens

A high-protein breakfast could help prevent further gains in body fat and might also reduce calorie intakes and improve blood sugar management, according to research in overweight teenagers.

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Swiss herb player reaping benefits of eastern Europe expansion

Swiss botanicals player Frutarom is pushing hard into botanical medicines and supplements markets in the EU, with pharma-grade extracts produced at its recently acquired Slovenian facility.

FMC sells pectin division to Cargill, signals concern about omega-3s business

FMC Corporation has announced a restructuring of its pectin business in a deal with Cargill. This comes in the wake of disappointing overall earnings in the second quarter of 2015...

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UK ingredients player expands to US, questions Chinese quality

UK-based ingredients distributor Direct Food Ingredients has opened an office and warehouse in Los Angeles where it will focus its activities in nutraceuticals and sports nutrition and push its quality...

‘The US market is ready for stress management supplements’, says Lipogen CEO

Consumers are looking for natural products to manage stress, says the CEO of Lipogen as the company  

Cardax bolsters data set for synthetic astaxanthin, pushes forward market entry date

After a protracted period of development, Hawaii-based Cardax Inc. is nearing market phase for its forms of bioidentical astaxanthin.  The company’s proprietary molecules were first studied more than a decade...

Kerry Foods sales revenue falls by 6.4%

Kerry Foods has suffered losses as a result of heavy promotional activity caused by the major multiples in response to the growth of the German discounters Aldi and Lidl.

New ‘superberry’ launched

A new ‘superberry’ known as blue honeysuckle is set to be launched in the UK by ingredients supplier CPM.

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