Cognis says it is following a “dual pillar” approach to product marketing that involves stressing market awareness of health benefits for some ingredients such as plant extracts, rather than investing in EFSA (European Food Safety Authority) submissions.
French supplier Naturex is reaping the benefits of its December buy-out of the ingredients division of Spanish supplier Natraceutical with a record quarter net profit of €3.2m and €10.8m for the nine months to the end of September.
Crucial. Claims. Knowledge. With industry still reeling from the latest batch of article 13.1 opinions, NutraIngredients has been busy putting the final touches on its second health claims conference in Brussels – now less than a month away.
Mostly herbal based diuretic health claims submissions had little chance of winning positive opinions from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), especially given a paucity of clinical studies in the submitted dossiers.
The European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) has struck a blow to the confectionery industry by saying there is not enough evidence to support a link between cocoa flavanols and some of the often touted health benefits.