The space between pharmaceuticals and food is getting smaller...and bigger
Ingredients giant BASF will collaborate with Irish start-up Nuritas on the discovery and commercialisation of novel functional peptides using DNA analysis and artificial intelligence (AI).
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...
BioGaia has signed an exclusive agreement with Abbott to commercialize its probiotic products in Thailand.
Belgian firm KitoZyme is planning a roll out of of medical device products that put restoring gut flora at centre stage, company told Nutraingredients after receiving two new certifications.
Wild banana (M. acuminata), which has long been used in traditional medicine in South East Asia, is worthy of further investigation to assess its functional food and nutraceutical development on...
The French food supplements trade group Synadiet has clarified that the Uvestérol D vitamin D product linked to an infant death before Christmas was a prescription-only medicine and not available...
Indian-based but global-facing herbals player OmniActive Health Technologies has won a $35 million (€33m) investment from venture capitalist Everstone Group, as it pursues expansion and acquisition targets.
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,...
DuPont has joined a Gates Foundation backed effort to develop low cost production methods for therapeutic proteins.
Swedish biotek firm MetaboGen is developing probiotic products to tackle pregnancy itching with Swiss player Ferring.
Private equity backed LGC has splashed the cash for the third time in a month to acquire BRC Global Standards.
A proprietary tomato extract – backed in EU health claim law to benefit blood circulation – has been shown to thin blood in healthy people – but less severely than...
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has reversed its ruling against healthcare company Omega Pharma following previously omitted advice from the UK’s medicines regulator.
Personalised nutrition continues to inch its way into the mainstream but is progress certain and what challenges remain? And what is biohacking?
UBM-owned Health ingredients Europe & Natural ingredients (HiE & Ni) kicks off in Frankfurt on November 29. We asked brand director Richard Joyce how the 3-day mega-show is shaping up.
Bangalore-based lutein and carotenoid specialist Katra Phyto has enlisted UK-based ingredient player and distributor Gee Lawson as its European partner.
Nestlé has lowered its full year outlook from 4.2% to 3.5% as it feels the effect of a deflationary market.
DSM’s president of nutrition and health says high-dose vitamin and mineral products marketed via pharma channels are growing rapidly.
A protein that forms a key component of infant nutrition may play a significant role in reducing hospital-acquired infections in neonatal intensive care, according to US researchers.
OMNi-BiOTiC HETOX, an eight-strain probiotic formulation from Institut Allergosan, is the first product to present a therapeutic alternative to organ transplants for sufferers of liver disease.
There is a clear divide in the way the THMPD has been implemented across Europe, with the UK and Germany on one side; Italy, France and Belgium on the other.
Luis Cantarell, who headed up €500m+ food-pharma crossover research centre Nestlé Health Science when it launched in 2010, is retiring after 40 years at the Swiss food giant.
Simple, recognisable nutrients like beta-glucan and fibre should be on the menu when targeting a new wave of active and positive seniors, say experts.
Strategies to tackle cardiovascular disease (CVD) need to move away from statins and cholesterol reduction and focus on reducing inflammation and increasing HDL cholesterol through dietary intervention, urges a leading...
The EU has authorised only a small fraction of the health claims submitted to it, with a number of categories seeing no authorised claims at all, according to a new...