UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) have rubbished online claims that an app can improve the taste of drinks by extracting more coumarin and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) in tea using pulsar wave technology delivered from a smartphone.
China's 'new retail' phenomenon — whereby companies like Alibaba seek to converge e-commerce insights with bricks-and-mortar retail operations — could provide as many opportunities for supplement brands as it has done for food firms, Blackmores...
The Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (MIPAAF) has approved legislation that simplifies the cultivation, harvesting and processing of botanical plants potentially used for food supplements.
Dietary supplements containing anthocyanins — polyphenolic pigments found in plants such as berries — may improve insulin resistance, as well as cholesterol levels, according to a meta-analysis of 19 clinical trials.
How palm oil supply affects endangered orangutans, or coffee production impacts migratory birds are relatively well-known for many consumers, but they may not be aware of “panda-friendly” Schisandra sphenanthera. This could be set to change.