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NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

NutraCast: Lief Labs adds new ingredient supply division

By Danielle Masterson

Lief Labs recently announced the launch of its Lief Raws division, which aims to provide forward-thinking ingredients to the adapting nutraceuticals market. The Lief Raws products include in-house developed ingredients, as well as specialty ingredients...

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Slimbiotics expands into the US with new subsidiary

By Stephen Daniells

Austrian start-up Slimbiotics has announced the creation of a new US subsidiary to focus on business development and sales across the Americas for its Kimere-derived weight management probiotics.

Nestlé acquires majority stake in German start-up

Nestlé acquires majority stake in German start-up

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Nestlé Germany says it shares a “common path” with herb and spice manufacturer Ankerkraut, following the acquisition of a majority stake in the company earlier this month.

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Nektium expands botanical ingredient portfolio

By Kavitha Sivasubramaniam

Spain-based botanical ingredients business Nektium has broadened its portfolio to enter the food and beverage market, enabling its products to be used in a variety of applications in addition to supplements.

Quantum produces fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) and galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS). Pic: Getty Images/ddukang

Tate & Lyle to acquire Chinese dietary fiber business

By Jim Cornall

Tate & Lyle PLC has signed an agreement to acquire Quantum Hi-Tech (Guangdong) Biological Co., Ltd (Quantum), a prebiotic dietary fiber business in China from ChemPartner Pharmatech Co., Ltd (ChemPartner) for a total consideration of $237m.

BLIS K12 is part of a portfolio of clinically documented bacterial strains for supporting our natural immune defense and preventing infections of the mouth and throat.   Image © Jan-Otto / Getty Images

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Probi announced 1st production batches of dairy-free BLIS K12

By Stephen Daniells

Probiotic player Probi has completed the first commercial production batches of a dairy-free BLIS K12 at its US manufacturing site, with the new BLIS strains available shortly to customers around the world.

Belgium’s Kreglinger enters the CBD market

Belgium’s Kreglinger enters the CBD market

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

Belgium ingredients supplier Kreglinger has signed a distribution agreement with US cannabinoid (CBD) producer Averix Bio to supply European and UK markets.

The Indian amla harvest has been damaged by climate issues, said Tarun Prajapati from Cultivator Natural Products Pvt. Ltd.   Image © Utkarsh Sharma / Getty Images

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Climate issues compounding botanical supply chain issues

By Stephen Daniells

While COVID-related supply chain disruption has wreaked havoc on global supply chains, climate issues are worsening the problems for the botanical supply from around the world.

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Nature's Sunshine continues record run as war complicates future

By Hank Schultz

Multi level marketing company Nature’s Sunshine has recorded a sixth straight quarter of rapid growth. But as the company has significant operations in Russia and Ukraine, the war has complicated the company’s task of forecasting future results.

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