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June: Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month?

Supplements blocked at the EU borders

Salmonella in your infant nutrition, hormones in your supplements and lead in your detox. These were just some of the nasties included in this month’s round up of supplements blocked at the EU borders.        

Published: 30-Jun-2015

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

Immune supplement sales were valued at an impressive $2.3 billion in 2013 (Nutrition Business Journal), and in this gallery we look at the key market trends and ingredients for this growing sector. 

Published: 18-Jun-2015

May: Which supplements were blocked at the EU border this month?

Supplements blocked at the EU border

DNP, Peruvian novel food and therapeutic arsenic clay. NutraIngredients rounds up another month of supplements blocked at the EU border.

Published: 29-May-2015

Vitafoods 2015: Browsing the beverages

Vitafoods 2015: Browsing the beverages

Vitafoods Europe - a global nutraceutical event - and Finished Products Europe are in full swing in Geneva this week. And beverages are well represented.

Published: 06-May-2015

Which supplements were rejected at the EU border this month?

Which supplements were rejected at the EU border this month?

Adulteration, mislabelling and heavy metal contents. We trawled the EU’s alert database to find out which supplements had been blocked at the border this month.

Published: 28-Apr-2015

Four bright nutrition ideas looking for crowdfunding

Four bright nutrition ideas looking for crowdfunding

We scoured the internet to find some of the brightest nutrition ideas looking for crowdfunding.

Published: 21-Apr-2015

Eastern promise: The untapped health potential of Japanese cuisine

Eastern promise: The untapped health potential of Japanese cuisine

The Japanese diet can rival the Mediterranean diet for both health benefits and consumer pulling-power – with the added bonus of 'undiscovered' ingredients waiting to be developed by Western food manufacturers.

Published: 17-Apr-2015

Stakeholders win 5 minutes to state final caffeine case

Stakeholders win 5 minutes to state final caffeine case

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) gave six stakeholders five minutes each to present their thoughts on its draft risk assessment on caffeine, which stated 400 mg of caffeine a day from all sources and single doses of up to 200 mg for adults were not a safety concern. 

Published: 10-Mar-2015

What are the top 10 botanicals in Europe?

What are the top 10 botanicals in Europe?

Botanical supplements are popular among consumers of all ages in Europe, but what are the most popular? As part of our special edition on botanicals, NutraIngredients counts down the top ten botanical ingredients purchased by European consumers.

Published: 20-Feb-2015

The key ingredients for blood sugar management

The key ingredients for blood sugar management

With diabetes rates rising, many healthy people are starting to consider the effects of blood glucose levels and keeping them in the healthy range. In this gallery we look at the key ingredients in this growing sector. 

Published: 22-Jan-2015

Health claim game changers of 2014

Health claim game changers of 2014

A health claim approval can spell good business for some, while rejections disaster for firms who have invested big to collect their supporting dossier only to be told their evidence is insufficient. So it's no wonder food firms keep one eye firmly on the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) register of health claims.

Published: 22-Dec-2014

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

Asia-Pacific in 2014: A year of scandals, soul searching and success

The last 12 months have been turbulent for much of Asia-Pacific's food industry, with regulations, legislation, markets and partnerships continuing to develop in the latest step in the region's economic development.To mark a fascinating year for everyone involved in the region's food industry, we have taken a look at the year's most widely read stories one month at a time.As we take a break now over the holiday period, please accept our warmest wishes for a happy New Year and a successful and productive 2015.

Published: 22-Dec-2014

NutraIngredients' top stories of 2014

NutraIngredients' top stories of 2014

Omega-3 breakthroughs, political shake-ups and health claim fines. 

Published: 18-Dec-2014

Learning from Japan's healthy ageing market

Learning from Japan's healthy ageing market

From an €80 million market for anti-ageing placenta supplements to the world’s most innovative (and fad-driven) functional foods and drinks market, Japan’s healthy ageing market is unique and instructive.

Published: 23-Oct-2014

Gallery: The top ingredients for cognitive health

Gallery: The top ingredients for cognitive health

Memory, attention and focus, development, mood; there are numerous ways that a nutrient or ingredient can affect cognitive health. But which have the most science, how do they work, and how are they performing in the market. Check out our gallery of the top ingredients for cognitive health. 

Published: 24-Jul-2014

What are the key bone and joint health ingredients?

According the Euromonitor – in 2012 there were over 577 million people aged over 65 globally, a figure only set to rise according to government agencies. This has prompted focus to fall on the need for new dietary strategies to cope with this ageing demographic, and to close the gap between life expectancy and healthy life expectancy.Bone and joint health is a key area in this plight, and this gallery seeks to lay out the key ingredients supplement players driving this lucrative segment forward. 

Published: 19-Jun-2014

Top 5 snaps from the show: Healthy Beverage and World Tea Expos

Top 5 snaps from the show: Healthy Beverage and World Tea Expos

Join us on a whirlwind tour of the Healthy Beverage and World Tea Expos, as we train our lens on five rising beverage brands addressing need states from enhanced hydration to digestive health.

Published: 17-Jun-2014

Food Vision 2014: In pictures

Food Vision 2014: In pictures

The Food Vision event in Cannes brought together global food and drink industry leaders to tackle some of the biggest issues and key topics directly affecting the future of the industry and the profitability of businesseses. FoodNavigator and the Food Vision team bring you the highlights in pictures.

Published: 17-Apr-2014

2013: Big-hitting Nutra news review

2013: Big-hitting Nutra news review

New laws, NGO questions, booming sectors, booed players – there was plenty for the European and international healthy foods and supplements sectors to get on with in 2013. We take a quick look back to help you look forward in 2014...

Published: 23-Dec-2013

Top Science: NutraIngredients reveals top 10 science stories of 2013

Top Science: NutraIngredients reveals top 10 science stories of 2013

From the fallout over a controversial omega-3 link to cancer, to links between gut microbes and autism, and so much in between - it’s been a busy year for research in the functional food and nutrition arena... and for us at reporting it at NutraIngredients.

Published: 23-Dec-2013

In pictures: The top botanicals and their health benefits

In pictures: The top botanicals and their health benefits

The botanicals sector is worth $5.6 billion in the US alone, and includes a diverse range of botanicals, from cranberry to St John's wort. In this special gallery we take a tour of the herbal sector, and look at some of the stars, and their health benefits. 

Published: 07-Nov-2013

Innovation at FIE: New product sneak preview

Innovation at FIE: New product sneak preview

The FIE show is set to open its doors in just a couple of weeks, bringing together more than 1,300 suppliers - so what are the hottest new products to look out for on the show floor? FoodNavigator takes a sneak peek at some of the ingredients making an appearance in Frankfurt.

Published: 04-Nov-2013

In pictures: China's new draft food safety regulations

In pictures: China's new draft food safety regulations

China put its first Food Safety Law into effect on June 1, 2009. However, four years later, food safety issues still abound.

Published: 31-Oct-2013

Key Industry Events

Vitafoods Asia 2015

Hong Kong / Conference and exhibition

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Food Vision USA 2015

Chicago, IL / Conference

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