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Health takes over New Year food and drink innovations

Food and drink innovations reflect health

Health and wellness has dominated the latest food and drink innovations, as businesses attempt to tap into consumers looking to start the year with a healthier diet.

Published: 19-Jan-2016

NutraIngredients 5: Top science stories of 2015

NutraIngredients 5: Top science stories of 2015

As 2015 draws to an end, NutraIngredients takes the time to look back at the most read scientific research carried out throughout the 12 months. Did any of them have significance for you? The number 1 story is surprising... 

Published: 23-Dec-2015

Game changers: Biggest health claim happenings of 2015

Health claim happenings of 2015

As the year draws to an end, we look back at the most significant health claim happenings of 2015 – what stood out to you? 

Published: 22-Dec-2015

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

Supplements blocked at the EU border: October

The member states were busy with some big cases this month, with the UK catching rogue DMAA shipments, Germany narrowly escaping a Salmonella outbreak and pretty much everyone chipping in on an investigation into a novel nitric oxide enhancer.Read on to find out more about the supplements blocked at the EU borders in October. 

Published: 10-Nov-2015

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

EU border blocks of supplements

Impotence, additives and heavy metals. This month saw some usual supplement suspects cropping up on our border block radar. 

Published: 02-Oct-2015

Zooming into protein trends region by region

Zooming into protein trends region by region

Protein has been topping the ‘hottest ingredient’ lists for a while now - but how does demand break down region by region?Has the sugar backlash tainted the protein trend? Have...

Published: 16-Sep-2015

Which food and drink companies use social media well – and which don't?

Which food and drink companies use social media well – and which don't?

Nearly one third of UK tweets are about food and drink companies - an impressive figure.  But as we reported yesterday , most companies aren't making the most of the opportunity...

Published: 04-Sep-2015

Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this August?

Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this August?

August was a month of excess – with supplements blocked for vitamin content well over the safe limits set in the EU. Find out by how much in this month’s round up of supplements blocked at the EU borders.    

Published: 02-Sep-2015

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

Supplements blocked at the EU borders

Emu oil, impotence drugs and illegal oranges. Click on to find out which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month. 

Published: 03-Aug-2015

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