Plant Sterols

© Getty Images / RomoloTavani

BASF: ‘We’re elevating the game around plant sterols’

By Stephen Daniells

For ingredients with a solid body of scientific substantiation for their cholesterol management claims, plant sterols perhaps do not get the attention they deserve from consumers and healthcare practitioners. BASF is seeking to change the conversation...

IPSSA: “It is one of our goals to work more in the major regulatory decision-making centres.”

“It is one of our goals to work more in the major regulatory decision-making centres."

Sterol & stanol giants join to boost cholesterol-lowering category

By Shane STARLING

Six players – Danone, Raisio, Unilever, Cargill, BASF and Arboris – have formed a group to propel cholesterol-lowering plant stanols and sterols science into the media and policy spotlights to raise awareness of the multi-billion global euro category.

EC confirms plant sterol-stanol equality

EC confirms plant sterol-stanol equality

By Shane STARLING

Higher doses of plant stanols and sterols are equally effective at reducing cholesterol in susceptible individuals, a European Commission meeting has ruled despite stanols players claiming the scientific consensus shows their version is more efficacious.

Spotlight

Follow us

Products

View more

Webinars

Featured Suppliers

All suppliers