Laïta Nutrition, the nutrition division of the French Laïta dairy cooperative, said due to the acceleration of a transition to plant-based diets, it is affirming its strategic focus on plant-based ingredients.
Probiotic specialists Probi has taken a stake in Blis Technologies and formed a partnership with the New Zealand-based oral probiotics firm that sees Probi manufacture select bacterial strains from Blis’ collection.
New product developments in the nutraceuticals space include an ingredient which overcomes taste issues with whey protein hydrolysates and a brand refresh which aims to reframe mobility health products.
French producer of microalgae ingredients, Microphyt, is leading a €15m mission to develop the world’s largest fully-integrated microalgae biorefinery which will see the production of new products and a five-fold increase in capacity.
Phynova Group is to enter a partnership with Lus Health Ingredients to extend the availability and benefits of its White Mulberry Leaf extract that is said to aid in reducing glucose uptake after meals.
NovoBiome and The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE) are to work together on a new metagenomic approach that delves deeper into the host-microbiota relationship.