All news articles for October 2012

Chr Hansen profits up despite eurozone slowdown

Chr Hansen profits up despite Eurozone slowdown

By Shane Starling

Shares jumped more than 3% to just over €24.05 this morning in Danish enzymes, colours and cultures company Chr Hansen as its yearly revenue hit €699m. Profits improved 10.7% to €131.3m for the 12 month period ended August 31.

DHA omega-3 may lower anxiety risk

DHA omega-3 may lower anxiety risk

By Stephen Daniells

Increased intakes of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) are associated with a reduced risk of anxiety, a study from Australia has reported for the first time.

Spruce extract could be ‘untapped’ prebiotic

Spruce extract could be ‘untapped’ prebiotic

By Stephen Daniells

An extract from spruce (Picea abies) may selectively enhance the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and offer a novel prebiotic for the nutritional products, says a new study.

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