Comet Bio – a startup developing functional fibers and sweeteners from upcycled ingredients – has closed a $22m Series C round led by private equity firm Open Prairie, with support from Louis Dreyfus Company, BDC Capital, and existing investor Sofinnova...
A study, carried out by researchers at the University of California, found that simple changes in diet can have significant effects on skin disease, such as psoriasis - a chronic skin condition triggered by an overactive immune system that attacks healthy...
As news filters through of the world's first dairy-free microalgae-based milk alternative, the product is an example of how far this plant-based food has impacted the food and nutrition industry of late.
Policy experts are calling for a shift from 'food security' to 'nutrition security,' to reflect a growing emphasis in food quality that in recent years has prioritised quantity as a solution to address hunger.
The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) has updated nutritional guidance for the over 65s in a move to improve the quality of life for an age group that in 2016, increased by 19% in Ireland to 630,800.
The market for collagen peptide products are still a long way from their peak, a new report suggests as it cites probiotics and omega 3’s developmental paths as evidence that collagen’s product lifecycle is still at a very early stage.
Research into a food supplement for malnourished children is offering insights into how gut bacteria may affect growth as it appears to ‘repair’ disrupted microbiomes and effectively address the effects of malnutrition.
Natac Biotech, Precision For Health (P4H) and public research institute IMDEA Food have announced a collaboration that seeks to apply precision nutrition findings to maintain and improve cognitive health.
A biorefinery approach that produces a dye and a possible nutraceutical for use in supplements has been outlined by scientists, who think there may be commercial value from these natural waste products.
Consuming just one cup of leafy green vegetables daily could boost muscle function a study says, which thinks high nitrate consumption is a way to promote lower-limb muscle strength and physical function.
The Government of Ireland has awarded grants worth almost half a million Euros to projects involving the gut microbiome and healthy ageing in research that aims to protect the health and well-being of senior citizens.
COVID-19 has boosted interest in functional foods that deliver wellbeing benefits like immunity and stress management. But while the pandemic may have accelerated this trend, functional foods are no flash in the pan, experts insisted at FoodNavigator’s...
In 2020, Dutch dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina said its operating companies in 28 of the 41 markets realized strategic revenue growth in comparison to 2019. E-commerce revenue grew by more than 50% worldwide.
New consumer research carried out by Kerry, the world’s leading taste and nutrition company, reveals that 65% of functional beverage consumers are more worried about their health since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Product nutritional values and front-of-pack health credentials are now buying factors for many consumers. In the last 18 months, this has been augmented by government initiatives, and the Covid pandemic.
Givaudan’s flavour business, Givaudan Taste & Wellness, is launching a new tool that leverages artificial intelligence for the ‘next generation’ of product development. “Success comes from combining the output of the tools with the sensitivity and...
The health and nutrition market experts at HMT (Healthy Marketing Team) have launched their annual 'Gamechangers' report to help industry players tap into trends as they move from niche to mass market appeal.
Nestlé is launching a milk product for adults, consisting of a unique combination of ingredients supporting what the company said are the three pillars of mobility: bone health, muscle strength and joint functionality.
To tackle the challenge of muscle loss in cancer patients, Danone Nutricia Research has joined Food4Health’s MuscleCancer project that aims to incorporate nutrition and exercise into cancer treatment programs to prevent malnutrition and muscle mass loss.
Vitamin and mineral-enriched chia seeds and fibre-packed goji berries are now part of a healthy diet for around half of Germany’s population, says a survey by the country’s institute for risk assessment.
A ‘greener’ Mediterranean diet consisting of more vegetables, less meat and topped up with water lentils, walnuts and green tea, may be even better for cardiovascular and metabolic health than the traditional version, suggests research.