Natraceutical, the biotech subsidiary of Spanish cocoa products
group Natra, looks set to shift its focus away from caffeine
towards nutraceutical products, as it announces its third patent
application this year.
Both the dairy sector and confectionery, considered reasonably
mature markets, are finding new ways of adding value to products -
the addition of functional ingredients. CLA yoghurts and
energy-boosting chocolate bars are among the...
A review of black cohosh, said to be the most comprehensive to
date, finds it to be safe, just days after another study suggested
that the herb, taken as an alternative to HRT, could trigger the
spread of breast cancer.
The UK's vitamin and supplement market is one of the largest in
Europe, with sales of £350 million (€510m) last year. But with
sales levelling off for the past two years, and new European
legislation set to considerably reduce...
Proposals to implement the new EU food supplements directive in the
UK were rejected yesterday by the government's upper house, the
House of Lords, who urged the country's leadership to revoke the
Supplementing infant formula with probiotics may be a safe and
effective way to boost the immune system in day care infants,
suggest two new studies. BioGaia's human strain L. reuteri
ATCC 55730 was found to be particularly effective.