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EHPM calls on EU policy makers to support nutraceuticals market

By Nikki Hancocks

As EU voters take to the ballot box this week (June 6 to 9) for the parliamentary elections, the European Federation of Associations of Health Products Manufacturers (EHPM) has called on new decision makers to pursue transparent and science-based policy.

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Trends in tech: Vitafoods 2024

By Olivia Haslam

Tech was a hit topic at the Vitafoods tradeshow in Geneva last month, with home testing, tracking and apps soaring in consumer popularity as people seek to reduce epigenetic age.

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New paper explores issue of excessive dilution of botanical extracts

By Stephen Daniells

A new HerbalGram article shines a light on the excessive use of excipients with botanical extracts—also known as fairy dusting. “This is about hopefully changing the practice of some members of industry to give consumers the product they expect,” said...

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

NutraCast: Is aronia berry the next elderberry? Mintel thinks so.

By Danielle Masterson

Mintel recently launched Ingredientscape AI, a new landscaping tool that helps brands discover the fastest-growing ingredients using robust data from Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD). Stephanie Mattucci, director of food & drink at Mintel...

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Study finds sleep benefits of Monteloeder lemon verbena

By Priyom Bose

RelaxPLX, a pure extract of lemon verbena (Aloysia citrodora) formulated by Suannutra’s subsidiary Monteloeder, can improve sleep quality in healthy individuals who experience sleep disturbances, according to new research.

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Roquette champions flexibility with new pea starch softgel

By Stephen Daniells

French ingredient supplier Roquette unveiled a new Lycagel Flex hydroxypropyl pea starch premix for nutraceutical softgel capsules at the recent Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, offering formulators a vegan, gelatin alternative.

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Vitafoods: Sleep takes center stage

By Nikki Hancocks

Mind health, specifically sleep, was a buzz word across the Vitafoods show last week, with market analysts discussing its popularity and suppliers delivering their solutions.

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