Probiotics and prebiotics

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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.

Nutraingredients Awards 2022 - and the winners are...

Nutraingredients Awards 2022 - and the winners are...

By Liza Laws

From start-ups to researchers as well as a range of nutrition heavy weights, this year’s Nutraingredients Awards was once again packed full of first-class entries, each one hoping to win one of our 17 coveted prizes.

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’

Therapeutic relief for BV on the horizon: study

Therapeutic relief for BV on the horizon: study

By Nicola Gordon-Seymour

A combination of antibiotics and therapeutic intervention can restore the natural balance of vaginal microbiome and prevent bacterial vaginosis (BV) linked to an increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, and premature birth, according to US...

Kacey Culliney is joined by Marie Drago (L) and Margherita Patrucco (Centre) as they discuss next-generation skin microbiome science and innovation.

Probiota 2022: Gut-skin axis in? Anti-ageing out?

By Will Chu

Anti-ageing as a concept will cease to exist in the beauty industry as consumers look to products that hydrate the skin or specifically ingredients that address wrinkle formation.

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Can psychobiotics soothe a simmering post-happy world?

By Will Chu

Gut-brain axis (GBX)-focused probiotic supplements have tripled to 200+ offerings since 2019, as promising science and self-medicating consumers seek solutions to a global mental health crisis afflicting a billion people, according to Lumina Intelligence.

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

News in brief

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.