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Business opportunities in sustainable ingredients

Business opportunities in sustainable ingredients

Developing a sustainability strategy makes sense for food ingredients companies to ensure security of supply, to leverage brand opportunity in innovations, and to realise returns on investment in agriculture, says an Oxfam expert.

Naturex president: acquisition policy remains unchanged

Exclusive interview

Naturex president: acquisition policy remains unchanged

By Shane Starling

Naturex president and chief executive officer, Jacques Dikansky, tells Shane Starling why in August the French botanicals giant bought Spanish supplier, Natraceutical Group, to double its size for the third time since 2002.

Provexis enjoys fruits of health claims victory

Dispatches from FIE

Provexis enjoys fruits of health claims victory

Provexis chief executive officer, Stephen Moon tells Shane Starling why becoming the first company to achieve an article 13.5 proprietary health claim has been such a boon to his company.

The changing face of omega-3 supply

The changing face of omega-3 supply

By Shane Starling

The omega-3 marine-sourced supply chain is changing as the success of the ingredient attracts new players. Bjorn Refsum, managing director of leading supplier, EPAX and sales manager, Baldur Hjaltson, discuss how these changes are affecting the market...

The healthy immune health market

The healthy immune health market

As swine flu continues to grab headlines around the world, interest in immune health has never been healthier. Stephen Daniells talks to Jay Udani from UCLA and CEO of Medicus Research about the science behind the growing immune health market.

No culture shock in DSM 'behavioural change'

No culture shock in DSM 'behavioural change'

By Shane Starling

DSM Nutritional Products’ Quality for Life program turned one recently. Shane Starling joined the company at its headquarters near Basel in Switzerland and spoke with its director of quality management, Dr Stephan Heck, who held a candle to a business...

Snack Size Science: Hearing about folate’s benefits

Snack Size Science: Hearing about folate’s benefits

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at how folate in green leafy vegetables and fortified flours may protect against hearing loss.

EFSA says yes to third of first Article 13.1 claims

EFSA health claim opinion

EFSA says yes to third of first Article 13.1 claims

By Lorraine Heller

Around one third of the first batch of article 13.1 health claim applications have drawn positive opinions from EFSA. Professor Albert Flynn, the head of EFSA’s health claims assessment panel, tells NutraIngredients.com why some claims were favoured over...

Nestle’s thinking on brain health

Nestle’s thinking on brain health

By Stephen Daniells

Nestle is investing tens of millions of Euros in brain health. Dr Jeroen Schmitt, head of cognitive sciences at the Nestle Research Center in Switzerland explains why it's not naive to think that diet can boost mental development in our children,...

Snack Size Science: Soy’s promise for long-life

Snack Size Science: Soy’s promise for long-life

By Stephen Daniells

NutraIngredient’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at the potential of soy to slow the ageing process and extend lifespan.

EU health claim rules cast shadow over science kingdom

EU health claim rules cast shadow over science kingdom

By Shane Starling

The 2006 EU nutrition and health claims regulation is putting the brakes on the commissioning of trials to back claims, according to Cédric Bourges-Sevenier, PhD, general manager at French science and regulatory consultancy, Nutraveris.

DSM courts academia with Science Awards

DSM courts academia with Science Awards

By Shaen Starling

Manfred Eggersdorfer, director of research and development at DSM Nutritional Products, sat down with Shane Starling to discuss the value of open innovation and business/academia interaction after the 2009 DSM Science and Technology Awards in Switzerland...

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