Probiotics and prebiotics

Cultures lift Chr Hansen

Cultures lift Chr Hansen

Strong growth in cultures and human health products partly driven
by developments in the dairy industry, as well as rises for colours
and flavours, helped first quarter ingredients sales at Danish firm
Chr Hansen.

Pectin expansion for Danisco

Pectin expansion for Danisco

In response to an increasing worldwide demand for pectin, Danish
ingredients company Danisco is to expand its Czech production
capacity by 40 per cent to accommodate an expected growth rate of
5-6 per cent on the world market.

GMP for prebiotics leader

GMP for prebiotics leader

Pioneering Belgian ingredients supplier Orafti Active Food
Ingredients is the first, and only, producer of inulin and
oligofructose to get the GMP stamp of approval from the American
Institute of Baking.

Milk - A1 or A2?

Milk - A1 or A2?

The Food Standards Authority of Australia and New Zealand confirms
that milk is safe and nutritious, despite arguments suggesting that
some types of milk can lead to diseases such as autism and
diabetes.

Antioxidants and genes

Antioxidants and genes

Scientists at the University of Southampton in the UK have received
funding to study whether genes can influence the benefits gained by
some people from dietary antioxidants. The team is hoping to find
out why some people benefit...

Danisco asks HOWARU

Danisco asks HOWARU

Danisco has launched the first of two new probiotic bacteria
cultures - called HOWARU - which it claims can help boost the human
immune system. The culture is the first product to be launched
following the Danish group's acquisition...