United Arab Emirates

New firm Burr and Burr spends £35m on two omega-3 acquisitions

New firm seals deal on £35m omega-3 acquisitions

By Annie-Rose Harrison-Dunn

New London based supplement firm Burr and Burr has announced the completion of two brand acquisitions totalling £35m within the omega-3 health supplement sector.

Boost Buddy takes EFSA health claims to the youth

Boost Buddy takes EFSA health claims to the youth


An Irish firm has created a range of customisable food supplements built on approved European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) health claims aimed specifically at 18-34 year olds – a group not known to consume a lot of supplements.

Traditional foods like labneh provide important markets for probiotics producers

Probiotics on course for profound growth in the UAE

By RJ Whitehead

Research by Euromonitor has revealed that pre- and probiotics have been continually attracting new consumers in the United Arab Emirates, with growth becoming consistently strong across the segment.

Health claims chief: “There are no ‘minority opinions’”

Health claims chief: “There are no ‘minority opinions’”

By Shane Starling in Brussels

Dr Juliane Kleiner, the unit head of EFSA’s Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA), told a Nutrition and Lifestyle conference in Brussels today that all Panel health claim opinions were reached by consensus, with no ‘minority opinions’...


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