High prices, “unscrupulous suppliers”, and inadequate identification methods have resulted in adulteration rates of saw palmetto extracts reaching 33% in Japan and as high as 75% in other Asian markets, says BGG World.
A recent study observes that synthesising selenium nanoparticles (SeNPs) using Anoectochilus burmannicus extract (ABE) significantly improved stability in terms of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities, following freeze-drying and long-term storage.
Functional beverages are a thriving category – but what exactly are consumers looking for in their drinks? From cannabis beverages to ‘think drinks’, hear from a panel of experts as this free-to-attend webinar explores the potential of the category.
With a host of new products being introduced in the market boosting health benefits, here's a round-up of some of the latest supplements, oils and flavours to make it that little bit easier, and tastier, to get the nutrients our bodies need.
With new products flooding the market aimed at boosting health, here's a round-up of some of the latest shakes, sweets and flavourings to make it that little bit easier, and tastier, to get the nutrients our bodies need.
Oil and water don’t normally work together but now coffee lovers can boost their morning routine with an oil soluble powder containing vitamins and more thanks to an advanced method that’s cracked the code allowing the two elements to mix.
Functional food and beverages that are seen to improve mental health could be set to be a ‘recession proof’ sector, claims market researcher MMR. It says its new data highlights innovation opportunities as consumers seek new strategies to manage their...
As the functional food and supplement industries strive to deliver more for less, we ask whether going smaller is really better. Can nanotechnologies help to deliver better or more bio-available ingredients, and will consumers accept them?