All news articles for June 06, 2016

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What we saw at Vitafoods Europe 2016

By Hannah Heath

The Healthy Marketing Team (HMT) were impressed – mostly – by what they saw at the 20th year of Vitafoods Europe in Geneva last month from probiotics to novel powders to category creak and a gummy explosion, says the firm's Hannah Heath.

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Preloaded: Medical macro-nutrients show diabetic benefits

By Lynda Searby

The first clinical study testing medical nutrition therapy as a treatment for gestational diabetes has yielded positive results for Swedish biotech firm Indevex, demonstrating that its patented ‘Preload’ macro-nutrient blend is effective in controlling...

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Psyllium shows satiety benefits: P&G study

By Stephen Daniells

Psyllium – a soluble, gel-forming, non-fermented fiber supplement – may help consumers stay fuller for longer, says a new study from scientists at Proctor & Gamble.

A vote to leave the EU will hit UK food manufacturing, according to our new survey

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Brexit will ‘damage UK food manufacturing’: survey

By Rick Pendrous

Most respondents (60%) in a ‘state-of-the-industry’ survey, conducted by this website, fear a vote to leave the EU on June 23 will be bad for their businesses, increasing the costs of imported ingredients, while hitting exports and access to labour from...

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