Vitamins & premixes



DSM upgrades premix manufacturing facility in Poland

By Will Chu

Global food and nutritional ingredients supplier DSM continues to make substantial investment in Eastern Europe with the opening of its new extended manufacturing facility in Poland.

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Annatto tocotrienol may help manage blood sugar: RCT

By Emily Jarecki

Supplementation with annatto-derived delta-tocotrienol may improve glucose control, inflammation and oxidative stress in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), says a new study from the National University of Medical Sciences in Pakistan.

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Functional syrup startup creates supplements with staying power

By Nikki Hancocks

The co-founders of the four-year-young liquid supplement brand YourZooki have seen sales overflow in the last 12 months as consumers search for bioavailable micronutrients which they can enjoy taking.

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Research review: UK needs five-fold Vitamin D increase

By Nikki Hancocks

Vitamin D supplementation should be increased to five-times what is currently recommended in the UK in order to support the population's immunity against respiratory tract infections, according to new research.

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Long-term lockdown effects: What shoppers want

By Nikki Hancocks

COVID-19 conscious consumers are choosing supplements over medicine and searching for better stress and weight management solutions, according to a recent webinar hosted by PharmaLinea and Mintel.

Recall round-up: Vitamin A, B17 and red rice supplements

Recall round-up: Vitamin A, B17 and red rice supplements

By Will Chu

As 2021 comes and goes, March sees a burst of illicit activity on the food and supplement front with vitamin A batches and a red rice-based supplement all in the firing line in this month’s round -up.

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Brands weigh in on launching immune support in crowded space

By Danielle Masterson

They were already gaining traction pre-pandemic, and now, products in the immune support category are continuing to pop up everywhere—from elderberry water to CBD gummies to dairy-based probiotics. We spoke with a few brands who launched their own immune...

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Study signals need for vitamin k2 with statin use, says firm

By Nikki Hancocks

Norway-based vitamin K2 supplier NattoPharma has highlighted new evidence connecting statin use to increased cardiovascular risk which it says further proves the need for Vitamin K2 supplementation in these patients.

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Researchers aim to discover impact of vitamin K on COVID-19

By Nikki Hancocks

After recent studies demonstrated a correlation between low vitamin K levels and more severe COVID-19, researchers are now planning to undertake the first ever prospective trial to explore whether supplementation could benefit patients.

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