Orkla Health, Norway’s leading cod liver oil producer, has pledged to display the Marine Stewardship Council’s (MSC) blue fish label on its cod liver oil as over-fishing and the depletion of fish species are revealed to be a top consumer concern.
Health food and drink and supplement firms must exceed consumers’ expectations in order to retain their trust and stay relevant in an industry quickly becoming 'radically transparent', insights and advice provider EY has warned.
As we boldly begin our march into 2019, it’s time for the NutraIngredients editors to get out our crystal balls and predict the hottest trends in the European health and wellness space for the year ahead. What’s in store for 2019?
French consumer perceptions of vegetable proteins are on the move, say organisations representing the sector, with two start-up winners of their national food competition exemplifying the grassroots innovation which is feeding through to supermarket shelves.
German startup Isaac Nutrition talks to NutraIngredients about the potential market for insect blends in bulk powders (and beyond) ahead of its appearance at the upcoming Sports Nutrition Congress 2018 Trailblazers session.
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.
The science is clear: a vegetarian diet is better for heart health, a study says - but does that include processed meat analogues? "While not as healthful as whole plants, they are useful transition foods," says one researcher.
Nestlé is top for addressing the double burden of obesity and malnutrition, and while many firms have stepped up efforts, a "disappointing" number have too many unhealthy products in their portfolios, according to the Access to Nutrition Index...
African leaders took a stand against malnutrition this week, with a united commitment to improve the nutritional needs of the continent’s children and reduce the rates of stunted growth and development.
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Scientific research and innovation must underpin efforts in tackling issues such as food safety and waste that blight nutritional and agricultural ecosystems, according to a European science consortium.
Canada-based Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services has formed a strategic alliance with Baltimore-based DNA4 Technologies in order to offer cutting-edge species identification technology for botanical and herbal products.
DSM has placed second on Fortune Magazine’s third annual Change the World list, which this year recognises 56 companies that have had a positive social impact through activities that are part of their core business strategies.
The aim of the revised IFFO RS, version 2.0, launched today, is to ensure the relevancy and credibility of the marine raw material standard, which, up to now, has mainly seen take up in the salmon farming sector.
Leading members of the functional food, supplements, and healthy nutrition industry gathered in Geneva this week to celebrate huge successes ... and find out who won out in the battle to become a winner at the NutraIngredients Awards 2017.
Today the European Parliament voted to implement tough new palm oil resolutions, which if enforced would see its elimination from use in biofuels and enforce stricter regulations on production and certification throughout the continent.
The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) says there is an “urgent need for proper legislation” in a position paper asking for Europe to recognise cannabidiol (CBD) and hemp as safe ingredients in food and cosmetics – not just medicines.
Waste blood from the meat industry has the potential to be collected and processed to generate high-added-value food ingredients, say researchers … who outline it’s ‘exceptional’ nutritive and functional properties.
Which consumer trends will be important for your business? Are European markets too fragmented? What is in store for your category? How are EU rules affecting your prospects? To gauge our readers’ views on these – and many more questions - NutraIngredients...
NutraIngredients is pleased to announce the shortlisted finalists for the 2017 edition of the NutraIngredients Awards, ... with the winners announced at our exclusive awards evening in Geneva on 10th May. Will you be joining us?
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has downgraded Scottish haddock in response to shortages in the North Sea, prompting fury from fisheries who say the MCS’ actions are unscientific and amount to vandalism.
Agricultural tomato wastes could be used to produce valuable functional ingredients as part of a sustainable strategy that uses sustainable extraction methods and contributes to a bio-economy, say researchers.
The University of Guelph in Canada is launching the NHP Research Alliance to provide global leadership to advance the use of DNA testing and molecular diagnostics in quality assurance QA of natural health products.