Daily supplementation with matured hop bitter acids may improve mental processing speed, attention, and concentration in healthy adults aged 45 to 69, says a new study from beverage giant Kirin Holdings Co.
Italian botanicals firm Indena completes the sale of its nutricosmetics business to Swiss-based Givaudan in a deal that began in 2019 and introduces a manufacturing and innovation pact between the two firms.
Plant extract companies in China are seeing more demand for immune-related raw materials, but most are adopting a cautious stance when it comes to capacity building due to trade uncertainties brought on by COVID-19.
Oral consumption of a hot water extract of Hydrangea serrata leaves may improve wrinkles, hydration, skin elasticity, and skin texture, says a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial from Korea.
The Association for the Cannabinoid Industry (ACI) has received clarification from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) regarding updated deadlines set for Cannabinoid (CBD) firms to apply for Novel Foods status.
Plant cell culture is an inviting technology to produce bioactives from certain botanicals. The approach is a difficult one to master, however, which is a primary reason why it is still somewhat rare in the market.
The European Commission (EC) makes available a working document that describes the objectives of the nutrition and health claim regulations made on plants and their preparations for food use as ‘not fully attained’.