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Trend-spotter: The rise of slow-energy

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2013

Trend-spotter: The rise of slow-energy

By Shane Starling

There are two speeds when it comes to energy products: Slow and fast, says Mintel trend-spotting guru David Jago.

Delivering on the personalized nutrition promise

Live from VitaFoods 2013

Delivering on the personalized nutrition promise

By Hank Schultz

Personalized nutrition has been the Holy Grail of nutrition science.  Dilip Ghosh, PhD, tells how the industry is getting closer to delivering on the promises that this approach implies.

Cranberry veteran gathers forces against EU medical device products

Live from Vitafoods Europe 2013

Cranberry veteran gathers forces against EU medical device products

By Shane STARLING

With cranberry health claims rejected in the European Union, some players have ventured down the medical devices route where therapeutic claims are possible that would never succeed under the EU’s strict health claim rules. Not a good thing, says Gunter...

Challenge models hold promise for probiotic claim substantiation

New models hold promise for probiotic claim substantiation

By Nathan Gray

Exposing healthy people to modified pathogens in a controlled clinical trial setting could be an exciting new way for industry to overcome the challenges of health claim substantiation, says Nizo Food Research expert.

Arla says UHT-friendly whey can tackle elderly malnutrition

Arla says UHT-friendly whey can tackle elderly malnutrition

By Shane Starling

About 60% of elderly hospital patients in the UK are malnourished according to recent data from the British Dietetic Association, a problem companies like Danish firm Arla Food Ingredients are trying to tackle with a new whey form.

Roquette seeks sports blends for pea protein

Roquette seeks sports blends for pea protein

By Shane Starling

Roquette is intensifying its research efforts into the protein potential of various plant forms, and used HIE to launch a pea form targeting sports nutrition products.

Functional foodstuffs: The challenge of omega-3 in finished products

Functional foodstuffs: The challenge of omega-3 in finished products

By Nathan Gray in Frankfurt

The challenge of getting beneficial omega-3 fatty acids into finished products is a big one for the food ingredients and manufacturing industry. But how can suppliers and manufacturers work to get these ingredients into a wider range of products?

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