US oat-based ingredients maker Nurture has seen its concentrated
oat bran OatVantage emerge for the first time in supplement form,
providing a convenient way to help lower cholesterol levels and
reduce heart disease risk, it claims.
Crowds of food industry professionals will start pouring through
the doors of Chicago's McCormick Place South building this weekend
for the opening of the IFT Annual Meeting + FOOD EXPO. This year's
event - opened by Health...
More information on the effects of phytoestrogens on bone, heart
and breast health is needed before recommendations on
supplementation can be safely made, argues a report in this month's
issue of the Journal of Nutrition.
The Netherlands-based Royal Schouten Group, whose four divisions
include health ingredients firm Acatris, reported a strong
financial performance for 2002, helped by the recent reorganisation
of the company.
Dutch company Acatris, formed recently following a merger between
four Royal Schouten businesses, established its new name with the
launch of a lignan product at last week's VitaFoods trade fair in
Ingredients company Acatris Belgium, a division of the Dutch Royal
Schouten group, and FMC BioPolymer announced this week as from 1
January 2003 Acatris will be the exclusive distributor in the
Benelux for the polymer products of...