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The EU health claim-backed olive extract market is growing in Europe - and beyond. ©iStock/leonori

Genosa enlists Cambridge Commodities to grow UK olive extract market

By Lynda Searby

As Spanish hydroxytyrosol extract producer Genosa appoints Cambridge Commodities as its UK distributor, anecdotal evidence indicates that the interest in olive polyphenol extracts ignited five years ago by EFSA’s positive scientific opinion is far from...

The 10th World Congress on Polyphenol Applications played host to a number of eminent speakers, scientists, researchers and food industry professionals.


Polyphenol round up: Best of the rest

By Will Chu from Porto

NutraIngredients presents a final summary of notable research presented at the 10th World Congress on Polyphenol Applications in Porto this year.

The power of antioxidants in lowering the risk of chronic inflammatory diseases such as asthma, and Crohn's disease has been well documented. © iStock.com / Daniela Andreea Spyropoulos

Special Edition: Antioxidants, polyphenols and carotenoids

Inflamed & stressed: Rejuvenating antioxidants in big demand

By Will Chu

Healthy ageing and the insights garnered from micronutrient studies could help drive demand for products that reduce inflammation and ease oxidative stress on the body, according to industry experts.

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Olive-sourced hydroxytyrosol effective in biscuits: Study

By Lynda Searby

Olive oil phenol hydroxytyrosol has been shown to be highly bioavailable and to lower oxidised LDL (low density lipoprotein) levels when incorporated into biscuits, suggesting functional food applications could be on the horizon for this EFSA-backed polyphenol. 


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