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France to allow ‘probiotic’ on food supplements labels

By Stephen Daniells

France's General Directorate for Competition, Consumer Affairs and Fraud Prevention (DGCCRF), part of its Ministry of the Economy, has announced that the term “probiotic” will be allowed on the labels of food supplements in the country.


Kombucha’s potential reaches beyond millennials

By Rachel Arthur

While the US is the most developed market for kombucha, the category is growing in Europe with the drink’s natural and functional positioning ready to tap into health and wellness trends. But the evolution of the French, German and UK markets shows the...

Could folic acid decrease dementia risk?

Could folic acid decrease dementia risk?

By Nathan Gray

Supplementation with folic acid might help reduce the long-term risk of dementia in populations with low baseline levels and no fortification programs, research suggests.

France gets with European supplements programme

France gets with European supplements programme

France has not been the fastest uptaker of European Union food supplement laws, but market liberalisation is underway, says French food supplements association (Synadiet) president, Alban Maggiar. If only EFSA would stop being so "Soviet-like"...

Summer attitude in France

Summer attitude in France

Two new products for the French slimming market: 'Veinosvelt', a
natural extract-based formula to combat cellulite, and
'Pro-satietil hyperproteine', a high protein product range suitable
for Atkin's diet...


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