A phase 2 clinical trial into the potential for using Phospha E in
foods to address metabolic syndrome is on schedule for completion
this summer, paving the way to commercialisation of the ingredient
in functional foods.
An agreement has been reached between Raisio and Unilever to grant
non-exclusive global rights to a number of plant sterol and stanol
patents - a move which will allow both companies to develop their
business and applications and...
The future of research into the potential health benefits of cocoa
should focus on the mechanisms and active compounds, with well
defined clinical trials key to this burgeoning segment, says a new
review by Nestlé.
The European Commission has extended the deadline for its decision
on Nestle's proposed buy of Novartis' medical nutrition unit for
US$2.5bn to allow time for responses on proposed remedies to
France's Danone and Japan's Yakult will continue their strategic
alliance involving closer cooperation on R&D and entry into new
markets, maintaining their positions as leaders in the probiotics
Nestle has reported strong overall organic growth in its first
quarter, said to be fuelled by the move towards nutrition, health
and wellness and a strong basis on which to reiterate its full year