Pharmactive Biotech Products, SL is a Spanish private training company that develops and manufactures unique and scientifically backed natural ingredients. We caught up with Managing Director, Marguerite Gerritsen, at Vitafoods, Geneva, to find out about...
Food and nutrition-based businesses across APAC have reported continued logistics problems plaguing their supply chains due to rising costs and customs delays, some of which still stem from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A product made from New Zealand blackcurrants and is Health Currancy’s flagship product, CurraNZ, has been awarded a third Nutraingredients Award - taking home the prize for Sports Nutrition Product of the Year Award, in Europe.
While the COVID-19 pandemic brought a renewed interest to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, D, and zinc for immune health, industry experts believe it has also led to novel combinations of ingredients that could work synergistically.
The scientific community has had its eyes on the microbiome for years, but for the beauty industry and its consumers, 2022 will be the year the concept really gains important ground, says the founder of Gallinée.
Suppliers selling functional ingredients derived from palm oil, such as tocotrienols and carotene, are expecting pressures around working capital and lead time,with Indonesia’s palm oil export ban tightening supplies and pushing prices up.
From start-ups to researchers as well as a range of nutrition heavy weights, this year’s Nutraingredients Awards was once again packed full of first-class entries, each one hoping to win one of our 17 coveted prizes.
The probiotics category continues to soar, with e-commerce fiercely fuelling growth and presenting plentiful opportunities for cosmetics, particularly products targeting mood, stress and overall wellbeing, says Lumina Intelligence.
New South Wales-based Renovatio Bioscience is expanding its supplement SKUs in supermarket chain Woolworths, with the company recently launching mental wellbeing and skin health supplements exclusively for the chain.
The megatrend for personalised goods highlights the growth of “me-centred” consumer expectations where people want products and services tailored to their needs. And they want it at an affordable price.
Biology suggests that B vitamins could enhance the effects of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) when taken for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), but higher quality and better designed trials are needed, a review has found.
At this year's Vitafoods Europe, Euromed will showcase its Earth Harmony Organic Extracts as well as a growing portfolio of natural ingredients inspired by the health-promoting properties of the Mediterranean diet.
Spain-based botanical ingredients business Nektium has broadened its portfolio to enter the food and beverage market, enabling its products to be used in a variety of applications in addition to supplements.
A novel probiotics encapsulation technology, H&H Group’s pioneering research on HMObiotics, curcumin’s benefits on cognitive health are some of the stories covered in this round-up of new scientific findings.
US researchers conducting a Cocoa Supplement and Multivitamin Outcomes Study (COSMOS) observed a 27% reduction in deaths from cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults treated with the extract, although there was no improvement in the death rate for...
A speaker at the recent Probiota conference held in Copenhagen from March 28- 30 explained to hundreds of delegates the importance of Akkermansia muciniphila and its exciting journey from mice to humans.
Online purchase of dietary supplements flourished amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but how can brands find synergies and success in the ‘best-of-worlds’ digital and brick-and-mortar retail approach? We speak to a raft of experts to find out…
The pandemic has changed the mindset of many, with people beginning to value their time more than ever. As a result, people are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. With millions of workers saying 'I quit'...
Scientists at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in Singapore have developed a breakthrough spray-drying technique for encapsulating probiotics with crosslinked alginates, protecting the bacteria from harsh acidic conditions in the gastro-intestinal...
This round-up features the latest scientific findings on how the intake of milk protein and L-theanine could improve sleep quality, a world first oral faecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) and its ability to improve ulcerative colitis, and a Danone-funded...