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Overcoming the taboo of vaginal health – the next frontier of probiotics

Overcoming the taboo of vaginal health – the next frontier of probiotics

A paradigm shift is needed to force delicate women’s health issues like vaginal infections and discharge out into the open, says industry microbiologist.

Published: 26-Feb-2016

FiE 2015: Our best bits

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 programme and talks on industry insights.

Published: 09-Dec-2015

New tech on EFSA’s horizon: Crowdsourcing and cyber assistants

New tech on EFSA’s horizon: Crowdsourcing and cyber assistants

New technology like crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence computers is the future of risk assessment, the head of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said.

Published: 23-Oct-2015

EFSA’s Bernhard Url: Science should reserve one private room for open debate

EFSA’s Bernhard Url: Science should reserve one private room for open debate

Since taking the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) throne last summer, Dr Bernhard Url has become something of a pin-up boy for the so-called new ‘open EFSA’. But how far exactly is this new executive director willing to take his vision of transparency?

Published: 20-Oct-2015

Seadragon sets out to breathe fire into Kiwi fish oil

Seadragon sets out to breathe fire into Kiwi fish oil

The town of Nelson will welcome New Zealand's first omega-3 fish oil processing plant in December. Campbell Berry-Kilgour, sales director of Seadragon, who hopes the facility will fill a definite gap in the market, talks about the industry and market in New Zealand and Asia-Pacific.

Published: 15-Sep-2015

The taste test: How do you make a probiotic drink taste good?

The taste test: How do you make a probiotic drink taste good?

Probiotic fruit drinks face different challenges to their dairy counterparts - but both face the same requirement to taste good.

Published: 18-May-2015

African probiotic project reaching 10,000 infants a day

African probiotic project reaching 10,000 infants a day

Professor Gregor Reid

Chair - University of Western Ontario & Human Microbiology and Probiotics at the Lawson Health Research Institute

The potential of probiotics to benefit maternal and infant morbidity and mortality is being shown in on-the-ground projects in Africa and elsewhere, according to lifelong researcher, maternal and infant morbidity and mortality, professor Gregor Reid.

Published: 20-Jan-2015

Germvangelist set to shake Probiota with holistic shout

Germvangelist set to shake Probiota with holistic shout

Jason Tetro

Researcher, author - The Germ Guy

Self-styled 'germvangelist' and microbiologist Jason Tetro says the probiotic industry is obsessed with technicalities and needs to venture back in time to access the innate, holistic power of probiotics.

Published: 12-Jan-2015

New proteins are creeping on trend

Creepy proteins will be hot

Alternative proteins are a “hot area” of interest and products such as sandwich spreads made with meal worms could be a thing of the future, according to one food trend expert.

Published: 12-Dec-2014

Dairy ingredients giant on Indonesia: ‘A lot of opportunities here’

Dairy ingredients giant on Indonesia: ‘A lot of opportunities here’

Jake Riddle

General manager - Kerry Asia Pacific

Irish dairy and ingredients group Kerry sees a lot of potential in an Indonesian market where sophisticated nutritionals are gaining ground with a young demographic. It is upping investment in a country with south east Asia’s largest population (250m).

Published: 21-Oct-2014

Indonesia stakes claim as SE Asia's most important food market

Indonesia stakes claim as SE Asia's most important food market

Indonesia's food industry will continue to grow in importance as its population of around 300 million gains wealth, according to some voices in the halls of the Jakarta International Expo at Food Ingredients-Asia last week. But it may have some way to go yet.

Published: 20-Oct-2014

NPD category busters: From ‘Teagurt’ to coffee fruit energy to Milo expansion

NPD category busters: From ‘Teagurt’ to coffee fruit energy to Milo expansion

Jane Barnett

Insights manager for Australia-New Zealand, south east Asia and India - Mintel

From tea yoghurt to coffee fruit energy, portable water enhancement  to Milo’s brand expansions, Mintel shared category-busting innovation at Food Ingredients-Asia in Jakarta, Indonesia, this week.

Published: 16-Oct-2014

HI-Japan show wrap: Ageing (& shrinking) population forces government-led nutrition rethink

HI-Japan show wrap: Ageing (& shrinking) population forces government-led nutrition rethink

Japan has always led the world in functional food experimentation even if the results of most of that have remained within the confines of the 127.3m-strong nation with the world's oldest average lifespan - 84.6 years.

Published: 13-Oct-2014

‘Weekend warriors’ drive added protein demand

Rise in demand for products with added proteins: expert

Weekend fitness fanatics are driving the demand for more mainstream food and drink products, such as milk, fortified with sports nutrition ingredients.

Published: 29-Sep-2014

Get rid of nutrients and focus on foods in guidelines, says sat fat researcher

Saturated fat guidelines out, food guidelines in?

Benoit Lamarche

Saturated fat researcher - Laval University

Science should look beyond LDL cholesterol and saturated fat, which have dominated cardiovascular research until now, towards other contributing factors and a food-group approach to guidelines, according to one researcher.

Published: 26-Sep-2014

UK researcher backs supplements for boosting omega-3 intakes

UK researcher backs supplements for omega-3 intakes

Philip Calder

Professor - University of Southamption

Omega-3 supplements are key to boosting intakes, a UK researcher says, and marine omega-3 fatty acids are more beneficial than their plant-based counterparts.

Published: 22-Sep-2014

Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher

Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher

Prof. Philippe Legrand

Director of the biochemistry laboratory - Agrocampus Ouest

Saturated fatty acids shouldn’t be avoided as they don't cause cardiovascular disease - but 'excess' is the important word, says a human nutrition expert.

Published: 19-Sep-2014

The road to fish-oil equivalent GM camelina

GM camelina matches fish oil omega-3 levels

Rothamsted Research has achieved omega-3 levels comparable to fish oil in its first GM camelina harvest, something which has been surprisingly well received by the public, its senior researcher says. 

Published: 18-Sep-2014

Russian embargo impact on Arla whey and lactose interests 'minimal': CEO

Russian embargo impact on Arla whey and lactose interests 'minimal'

Henrik Andersen

Chief Executive Officer - Arla Foods Ingredients

The Russian embargo on Western food imports will have little impact on Arla Foods Ingredients' whey and lactose interests, says CEO Henrik Andersen.

Published: 12-Sep-2014

‘You think Red Bull’s just gonna roll over? It’s not gonna happen!’ Expert warns wannabes

‘You think Red Bull’s just gonna roll over? It’s not gonna happen!’

Beverage brand development guru James Tonkin has warned wannabe entrepreneurs that going up against established brands such as Red Bull and Coca-Cola without some kind of ‘silo vertical’ protection is fruitless.

Published: 11-Sep-2014

'It's business as usual': Davisco Foods on Agropur takeover

'It's business as usual': Davisco Foods on Agropur takeover

Polly Olson

Vice President of Business Development - Davisco Foods International

It's "business as usual" at Minnesota-based cheese and whey ingredients manufacturer Davisco Foods following its recent takeover by Canadian dairy cooperative Agropur.

Published: 11-Sep-2014

Little difference between diets, it's the sticking that counts: Research

All diets work if you stick to them: Research

Dr Bradley Johnston

senior scientist - the Hospital for Sick Children's Research Institute

All diets have similar effects and people should concentrate less on choosing a specific one and more on how to last longer following it, Canadian research has suggested. 

Published: 05-Sep-2014

CO YO launches coconut milk ice cream after demand soars for alternative dairy

CO YO Coconut Milk Ice Cream alternative dairy

Start-up company Planet Coconut has seen an increase in demand for its CO YO brand, an alternative to dairy using coconut, and has opened a factory in Kent.

Published: 06-Aug-2014

Coffee may hydrate athletes just like water: Researcher

Coffee may hydrate athletes just like water: Researcher

Sophie Killer

Doctoral researcher - Loughborough University

Caffeine does not have a diuretic effect on regular coffee drinkers and is safe to use, says sports nutrition researcher and consultant in elite sport.

Published: 31-Jul-2014

Caffeine taken during training and even in small doses may boost sports performance: Researcher

Caffeine in small doses and during training may boost performance

Sophie Killer

Doctoral researcher in exercise metabolism and performance nutrition

Already one of the most widely-used stimulants in sport, recent research suggests there may be greater scope for caffeine to be used in a wider range of sports as well as during exercise, says sports nutrition researcher and consultant in elite sport.

Published: 24-Jul-2014

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