Fibres & carbohydrates

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Vitafoods interview: ADM expands its portfolio

By Liza Laws

At Vitafoods Europe, ADM were showcasing their latest concepts with experts on-site to answer questions about how they will be keeping the health-conscious consumer in mind.

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

OPINION ARTICLE

Leveraging the microbiome for functional food success

By Dr Sven Sewitz

In this guest article, Dr Sven Sewitz, Director of Biodata Innovation at Eagle Genomics, outlines how a new wave of radical innovation will help companies looking to innovate with ‘next-generation food’

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.

Many people consume less than the recommended daily intake of dietary fibre. A healthy diet includes a variety of types of fibres. ©Nizo

INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVES

Dietary fibre and gut fermentation

By Will Chu

Dietary fibre plays a key role in human health; fibre-rich foods and prebiotics can help promote gut health and benefit the gut microbiota, for instance.