Growing consumer numbers are driving the global sales of weight management products in response to soaring overweight and obesity rates as meal replacement powders or bars find an audience eager to adopt a healthier lifestyle.
Latvia has published a draft regulation concerning plants, plant parts and other substances for consumer use, as it seeks to clarify how firms can use these ingredients in food supplements, tea, syrup, and other products.
In the first of our monthly reviews of the latest supplement and functional food regulatory and policy news, we reveal the most recent developments in China, India and Japan, while also shining the spotlight on decisions from the UK and US.
Delivery systems for probiotic supplements will determine probiotic storage, release time and viability through the body, according to recent research with these systems' ability largely determining product success.
From the health benefits offered by turmeric infused coconut oil, to the morning wake-up call offered by cereal made with coffee extracts and meat-free mince made using oats, FoodNavigator brings you a rundown of some of the most interesting new products...