The unethical and often illegal acts of small parts of the industry is putting huge pressure on the rest of the industry to 'get its act together' and improve on issues of supply chain transparency and regulatory compliance, say experts.
A recent paper by the USP Expert Panel on probiotics has attracted some good attention, and that will hopefully translate into more stakeholders looking to get third-part quality certifications for their products, says USP’s Dr Kit Goldman.
Working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, DuPont is providing a “unique” probiotic strain to help treat sepsis in infants in Bangladesh, but the strain may also have commercial applications closer to home.
Despite seniors showing a strong interest in functional food and supplements, the number of products launched with senior claims in Europe does not reflect the population which means brands are missing out on a huge market, says Mintel.
To accomplish its goal of reducing micronutrient deficiencies around the world, the 13-year-old Micronutrient Forum recently went through a revamp. We caught up with its first ever executive director, Dr Saskia Osendarp, at the Nutrition 2019 meeting...
Dutch company Gabanna is creating a new market for Ugandan 'matooke' green bananas using the starchy, low-sugar flour in new product applications from pasta, cereal, and snacks to a standalone ingredient for food manufacturers.
Supplementation with a hemp-derived, CBD-rich extract for six weeks led to significant improvements in sleep and reductions in appetite, according to results of a randomized clinical trial in healthy adults.
China's food and nutrition regulations have been closely watched by brands, suppliers and consumers alike, with infant formula and e-commerce being particularly important issues for both domestic and overseas players.
In an ever segmented and digitalised world, the way brands and suppliers talk to consumers is changing to become more transparent. In this video diary, experts tell NutraIngredients how co-branding and the use of 'honest storytelling' are becoming...