Gut/digestive health

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Mother and daughter's dream teas pandemic success

By Liza Laws

This is a lockdown success story about a mother and daughter from Brazil who moved to Sussex and wanted to create functional teas that not only did what they said on the tin but tasted good too.

Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

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Spotlight focuses on rapid screening techniques for probiotic bacteria

By Will Chu

Consumer demand for ‘healthy’ products is fuelling increasing interest in novel probiotics. In this article, NutraIngredients’ Will Chu talks to Robyn Eijlander, NIZO’s Molecular Microbiology expert, who explains how computational screening models can...

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May Launch Pad: Women and gummies dominate lineup

By Danielle Masterson

May is women's health month and there was no shortage of new products geared toward females. Gummies were also prominent, plus a hint of nostalgia in the form of ooze.

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Slimbiotics expands into the US with new subsidiary

By Stephen Daniells

Austrian start-up Slimbiotics has announced the creation of a new US subsidiary to focus on business development and sales across the Americas for its Kimere-derived weight management probiotics.

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

OPINION ARTICLE

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

By Dr Sven Sewitz

In this guest article, Dr Sven Sewitz, Director of Biodata Innovation at Eagle Genomics, outlines how a new wave of radical innovation will help companies looking to innovate with ‘next-generation food’

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Can psychobiotics soothe a simmering post-happy world?

By Will Chu

Gut-brain axis (GBX)-focused probiotic supplements have tripled to 200+ offerings since 2019, as promising science and self-medicating consumers seek solutions to a global mental health crisis afflicting a billion people, according to Lumina Intelligence.

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