SilicoLife, the Portuguese firm designing optimised microorganisms and novel pathways for biotech applications, has just concluded two Series A fundraising rounds to the total tune of €9.8 million to be invested in 'unmet needs' within the dietary...
DuPont Nutrition and Health further strengthen their probiotic credentials collaborating with the APC Microbiome Institute in the first of a series of partnerships intended to push microbiome science to the forefront.
New Crop Capital is a venture capital fund that only invests in sustainable start-ups developing cultured and plant-based meat, dairy and egg products. But it's not just about saving the planet: “There are billions to be made annually in this space,”...
A hangover from the negative publicity of the past year has stalled M&A and financing activity in dietary supplements, even as this activity booms in other categories of the health and wellness space, according to investment group Nutrition Capital...
The US operation of financially stricken resveratrol supplier, Fluxome, says the cash crisis that has forced closure of its Danish research facility, will not halt resveratrol supply through its US operation.
Vitafoods Europe 2012 will see posters sessions for the first time, with the organisers claiming such a development allows scientists to demonstrate their original research for a potential new product or process that is commercially feasible.
New Zealand Wool Equities is has reached an unconditional agreement
to sell its research, development and IP operation Canesis to
state-owned Agresearch, leaving the holding company with
nutraceutical company Keratec as its only major...
Food and beverage makers could soon tap into a range of new
ingredients with a healthy twist as sugar and sweetener firm Tate
& Lyle launches a new venture capital arm to focus on
Fresh air, agricultural expertise, research resources… and NZ$100m
(€48m) funding: BioPacificVentures is proposing an attractive
package to European and American functional food start-ups that are
prepared to relocate all or part...
Herbalife, the weight management and nutritional supplement
company, is to be bought by two private equity firms, Whitney &
Co and Golden Gate Capital, for around $685 million (€773.6m). The
current Herbalife management will continue...