Trends in Japan’s Foods with Function Claims (FFC), the demand for vegan-friendly omega-3 based on insights from Thai Union, and an upcoming business summit in Singapore for the health and nutrition industry are featured in this round-up.
With consumers increasingly demanding scientifically-validated nutra products and ingredients, one of the key scientists in Australia’s national research agency has revealed the three factors that are crucial for a high-quality trial.
A Thai researcher has invented a personalised probiotics dispenser machine that supplies consumers with probiotics strains that they lack in their gut, using bioinformatics and artificial intelligence (AI).
Japan has announced stricter labelling regulations for soybean milk and other soy-related beverages with the aim of preventing fraudulent or exaggerated claims and ensure fair competition between brands in the very competitive local market.
The EU ban on titanium dioxide has created harmonisation across the bloc for food and supplements, but the colour is still legal in the UK as well as in medicine products, plus there is the challenge of reformulation.
A strong immune system is one of the best defenses we have for protection against common infectious diseases. This has never been more important than now, as we tackle another winter dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Plant-based meat substitutes or meat are neither good nor bad, they are just not the same, says study authors, who add the foods’ nutritional content make them complementary rather than ‘nutritionally interchangeable.’
The European Court of Justice has forbidden the use of algae-derived calcium in organic drinks after judges classed the algae as a mineral and its addition would be at odds with the product’s organic label.
Mycoprotein, the mushroom derived protein source found in meat replacement products, stimulates muscle growth better than a leucine-matched portion of milk protein, according to a new study in resistance trained men.
Skyrocketing consumer interest in dietary supplements is placing increasing demands on a supply chain straining under national and international efforts to contain the novel Coronavirus, but could this be creating artificial demand?
Holland & Barrett staff have set up a petition, signed by thousands of staff and customers, begging the company to close its stores during the coronavirus pandemic as they argue their lives and the lives of customers are being put at risk.
As the grip of the COVID-19 outbreak begins to extend more seriously beyond China, there have been mixed messages about the impact of the virus on the nutritional supplements industry. Are we at panic stations – or is it more a case of business as usual?
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A mega-merger between International Flavors & Fragrances Inc (IFF) and DuPont nutrition & biosciences unit will create a new industry giant worth more than $45 billion (€40.4 billion), say those involved in the deal.
Clean label is an ethos, a consumer demand for transparency, sustainability and responsibility, and sports nutrition currently suffers from a negative perception when it comes to these demands, according to Mintel.
Clinical trials involving diet are severely under-funded and more difficult to complete than drugs studies, say researchers who warn that nutrition studies are prone to bias, are often too small and of too short duration and regularly change outcome...
More than 270 industry leaders helped 34 finalists in 12 categories to celebrate success and innovation across the nutrition and wellness industry … as the NutraIngredients Awards 2019 shone a light on nutrition’s brightest stars.
The move toward transparency can run up against competitive concerns when it comes to blends. Participants at a recent botanicals conference had taken to referring to proprietary blends as the ‘bane of the industry.’
While there has been an explosion in interest over colloidal delivery systems in recent years there has also been disconnect between primary research and commercialisation, says one expert who believes a novel ‘delivery by design’ approach could speed...
DuPont Nutrition & Health and Lonza Consumer Health & Nutrition are to join forces to manufacture and supply human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) in a deal that looks to meet rising demand in a €44bn global infant nutrition sector.
The NutraIngredients Awards is set to celebrate the best of the nutrition and dietary supplements industry as it returns to Geneva for its fifth year alongside Vitafoods Europe 2019 next May. Which of our 12 categories will you be applying for?
Veganism is very much in vogue this month as a record 300,000 people have signed up to Veganuary but what are the health impacts of shunning all things animal? Registered nutritionist Laura Clark gives her advice.