A researcher at Poland’s University of Lodz compiled and reviewed the existing scientific literature of sea buckthorn (Elaeagnus rhamnoides) oil’s health benefits, concluding that, though more research is needed, there’s a strong case for its cardioprotective...
Innovation is happening at all levels of the dietary supplement industry and is carving out new paths to market, driven by the application of advanced statistical techniques, participants in a NutraIngredients-USA panel said.
The global market for probiotics is growing rapidly, however EU rules that among other things ban the word ‘probiotic’ being used on label are stifling both growth and innovation in the European sector, warns the International Probiotic Association.
Raisio, makers of functional cholesterol drink Benecol, says it will continue to focus on healthy foods as its core strategy – and will look to restructure its business and cut jobs as it continues the strategic shift.
Swiss pharmaceutical and nutritional ingredients player Lonza beat 2017 earnings expectations, but forecast a rise in operating profit margin this year that fell short of analysts’ hopes, knocking its shares.
Boosting skills, lifting agricultural productivity, improving the UK’s diet and dealing with the fallout from Brexit were identified as priorities for the coming 12 months at the first UK Food and Drink Sector Council meeting.
In the biggest single investment announced in the Danish-headquartered dairy cooperative’s history, Arla Foods says it will invest more than half a billion euros ($656m) in 2018 to deliver on its 2020 growth ambition.
Supplementation of lemon verbena extract capsules taken with exhaustive exercise by moderately active study participants reduced muscle damage more than a placebo, according to a study conducted in Germany.
An increasing consumer interest in probiotics and the microbiome could be one reason why digestive health has hit the top of the nutraceutical and functional food industry agenda for the first time, say experts.
African leaders took a stand against malnutrition this week, with a united commitment to improve the nutritional needs of the continent’s children and reduce the rates of stunted growth and development.