All news articles for February 2019

CRN welcomes 11 new member companies

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CRN welcomes 11 new member companies

The trade group Council for Responsible Nutrition announced 11 new remembers. Among them are Irish ingredient company Kerry, owner of probiotics strain GanedenBC30, and vitamin K2 supplier Kappa Bioscience.

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Fizzy food fanatic takes his fermented veg global

By Nikki Cutler

An entrepreneur who caught the bug for making foods that fizz while making a ‘vegan zombie brain’ restaurant dish says the probiotic fermented food category is exploding.

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Probiotics: The sleeping giant of sports nutrition?

By Nikki Cutler

Probiotics hold a wealth of ‘pent-up NPD potential' for the Sports Nutrition (SN) industry as they hold the key to untapped and highly desired health benefits, according to new research from Lumina Intelligence.

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DMK Group opens €145m baby food plant

By Jim Cornall

The DMK Group, Germany’s biggest dairy cooperative, has officially opened its €145m ($164m) baby food production facility in Strückhausen in Wesermarsch.

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Dietitian's view: Should celeb Instagram ads be banned?

By Nikki Cutler

Celebrity-endorsements on social media could be exacerbating our nationwide rise in diet deficiencies, an expert has said in response to a doctor's call to ban all celeb social media ads for diet products.

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Diets in decline: Vitamin and nutrient deficiencies on the rise

By Nikki Cutler

Intakes of most vitamins and minerals have taken a nosedive since 2008, leading to an increase in deficiencies of key nutrients including vitamin A, fibre and iron, according to the UK’s latest National Diet and Nutrition Survey.

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