Securing sources of supply is not only good business practice, it can also boost a company’s transparency efforts. Examples abound of companies putting raw cost concerns aside to push forward efforts to make sure fragile ecosystems are protected and potentially...
Akerbiomarine and Rimfrost were among several krill suppliers to sign a pact this week promising to stop fishing in sensitive Antarctic waters that alongside krill, house breeding colonies of penguins.
UK personalised nutrition firms Kafoodle, OME Health and Best in Bag are named as shortlisted finalists in John Lewis’ retail tech innovation programme, which this year followed a health and wellbeing theme.
Experts and industry associations have questioned the findings of a new study that claims more data on the safety data for probiotics and prebiotics is needed - with just 2% of clinical trials reporting full safety data.
China's omega-3 market appears to be at a tipping point, with slowly rising consumer awareness being buoyed by both the ingredient's sports nutrition potential and growing opportunities for personalised nutrition.
Responding to the need for strain-specific probiotic testing, Eurofins becomes the first third party laboratory to employ DuPont’s polymerase-chain-reaction (PCR) genotyping assays to identify probiotics at the strain level.
Dietary ingredients have still mostly escaped the most recent iteration of tariff lists for Chinese goods released by the Trump Administration. The real risk is not to the bottom line but to trade relationships in general, experts in the industry agree.
A recent review of studies on interventions with probiotics, prebiotics and omega-3s shows that there is promising data backing these ingredients’ effects on ameliorating anxiety, stress and depression. But much more research is needed to identify pathways,...
UK firm Seaweed & Co's wild harvested knotted kelp (Ascophyllum) beats spirulina for iodine, potassium, calcium and magnesium, and can reduce salt in packaged foods or replace artificial smoke flavours, it says.