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GC Rieber opens $75M sustainable omega-3 plant

By Nikki Hancocks

GC Rieber VivoMega has opened its new omega-3 manufacturing facility campus in Norway, allowing it to double output of its triglyceride marine omega-3s and certified vegan algal oils.

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Study: Probiotic and multivit benefits heartburn sufferers

By Matt Chittock

New research suggests a supplement containing the probiotic Lactobacillus acidophilus, alongside bioactive peptides and vitamins, reduces the symptoms associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease, aka acid reflux or heartburn.

Does one dose of creatine supplementation fit all?

Does one dose of creatine supplementation fit all?

By Asia Sherman

Creatine is one of the most studied dietary supplement compounds, but the optimal dose needed to maximize muscle, bone and brain benefits remains unknown, according to a team of leading creatine researchers.

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Probiotic may improve sleep: Study

By Olivia DeSmit

Consuming the probiotic Bifidobacterium adolescentis SBT2786 increased sleep duration and reduced fatigue, according to a study, which also reported associations with an improvement in sleepiness upon waking and feelings of being well-rested during the...

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EFSA establishes new safe level for iron intake

By Nikki Hancocks

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has not been able to establish a tolerable upper intake (TUI) level for iron but has agreed a 'safe level' of 40 mg per day for adults.

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Roquette champions flexibility with new pea starch softgel

By Stephen Daniells

French ingredient supplier Roquette unveiled a new Lycagel Flex hydroxypropyl pea starch premix for nutraceutical softgel capsules at the recent Vitafoods Europe in Geneva, offering formulators a vegan, gelatin alternative.

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Vitafoods: Sleep takes center stage

By Nikki Hancocks

Mind health, specifically sleep, was a buzz word across the Vitafoods show last week, with market analysts discussing its popularity and suppliers delivering their solutions.

Top trends at Vitafoods 2024

Top trends at Vitafoods 2024

By Olivia Haslam

From hero ingredients to the gummy revolution to personalized offerings, Nick Morgan, managing director of Nutrition Integrated, spoke top trends with NutraIngredients at Vitafoods Europe 2024.

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Kelp seaweed: Is this the next 'superfood' trend?

By Donna Eastlake

From the antioxidant effects of blueberries to the cholesterol lowering effects of chia seeds, consumers love so-called superfoods. So could kelp seaweed join the superfood family as a favourite of the wellness world?

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Sirio to unveil organic concepts for a growing market

By Olivia Haslam

Global nutraceutical manufacturer Sirio will debut its new PureOrganix range at the Vitafoods Europe trade show from May 14 to 16 to cater to growing consumer demand for organic formulations.

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What to expect at Vitafoods Europe 2024

By Olivia Haslam

A focus on healthy aging, women’s health, sustainability initiatives and tech innovation can all be expected at the upcoming Vitafoods Europe tradeshow.

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