Dutch foodtech firm Verdify have raised €750,000 in seed funding to create a personalised nutrition platform powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) allowing food firms to tailor recipes to consumer needs.
In a new personalised nutrition pact, Italian botanicals firm Indena are to use Onegevity’s capabilities in gut microbiome testing to identify botanical ingredients that best produce person-specific benefits.
Faecal Microbial Transplants (FMT) could preserve or even improve cognitive function say European researchers as they point to microbe-based approaches as a way of improving quality of life in the elderly.
Chr. Hansen is to acquire Jennewein Biotechnologie for €310m in a deal designed to merge the bioscience firm’s probiotic interests with the gains Jennewein have made in the Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) market.
Interest in personalized nutrition is surging, increasing more than threefold between 2017 and 2019. With more than a billion people worldwide diagnosed with diet-related diseases, costs for their care has jumped to more than $1 trillion dollars a year....