The rise of nutritionalism – focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food – has created a ‘nutritional cacophony’ that leaves people confused. Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée explains how manufacturers can create healthy processed foods.
After identifying significant growth opportunities across export markets and online, ‘Works with Water Nutraceuticals’ has completely revamped its skin supplement range in an effort to drive sales and brand awareness.
The Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC) in Cork, Ireland has received a €36m investment from the Irish government that will fund its research activities for at least another six years, its GM told us this morning.
As with years gone by, in-cosmetics is pleased to announce its Innovation Zone, showcasing the latest in creative inspiration, providing an area to catch up on all the latest products and exclusive show launches in one place. Here, we look at the beauty...
Austerity measures announced in yesterday’s tight, first half results have not stopped DSM’s acquisition drive, as it announced intentions to pay €465m for Brazilian specialist in food supplements for cattle, Tortuga.
Having been in the spotlight over skin health claims made, Swiss company Nutrilinks has now seen two of its claims regarding hair loss reduction and hair strength reinforcement rejected by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has rejected two health claims submitted by Nutrilinks Sarl that sought to link skin permeability barrier function and skin hydration to two different food constituents.
In the health claims flurry the EU approved four associated with the consumption of eggs, meat and dairy products enriched with organic selenium via animal feed; a law Alltech says should drive consumer knowledge on this relatively unknown mineral.
According to a presentation delivered by Euromonitor’s head of wellness and health at this year’s in-cosmetics event in Barcelona, the global beauty from within market is set to reach sales figures as high as €4 billion by 2015
Somewhere, in some time, there exists a land of beauty and promise for nutricosmetics products, where beauty supplements, foods and drinks can frolic, happy in the knowledge of their justifiable claims.The problem is that getting to this promised land...
Roquette is extending its pea-derived ingredient offering with a new insoluble fibre from the interior of the legume, which can be used both as a fibre-content booster and for its emulsifying and gelling properties.
Advances with membrane technology means lower price protein from fish are available to food manufacturers globally, with potential to not only replace whey proteins in some applications, but offer a base protein ingredient.
Functional water is leading the US market for beauty foods whilst
the dairy industry is failing to recognize the opportunities of
this growing sector, according to a report by journal New Nutrition
Israeli company Solbar has extended its Solgen soy isoflavones
extracts onto the cosmeceutical market, a move which shows another
example of the increasing use of functional foods in the beauty
The new health claims regulations for foods could prompt more
companies to tout the beauty benefits of their products, since
cosmetics are not generally subject to the same stringent rules as
foods and supplements, says an analyst.
The latest deal of UK's NeutraHealth with Champneys Spa underscores
that consumers are not just looking for external solutions to
looking good - they are considering the effects of their nutrient
Functional foods are generally defined as products imbued with
additional nutrients with health-promoting properties. But the
industry needs to be wary of foods that present no actual health
benefit from piggy-backing on the popularity...
A Canadian and an African company are set to tap the emerging
market for baobab ingredients for use in cosmetic and functional
food applications. The two firms recently teamed up to market the
ingredient in North America.
The Grape Seed Extract Company is the latest New Zealand company to
tap the nutraceutical potential of a waste product of a traditional
industry, with an antioxidant extracted from grape seeds left over
by wine-makers using a non-chemical...
Procter & Gamble and Pharmavite yesterday announced that
P&G has licensed use of the Olay trademark to Pharmavite to
manufacture and market Olay Vitamins, a vitamin line designed to
address women's health and beauty needs.