NewsBite Podcast (Jan 25-29): “FrieslandCampina Ingredients harnesses lactoferrin for immunity”
There were a host of beverage moves last week, including Nestlé Health Science snapping up Nunn and Eat Beyond’s investment in Daydream Drinks. Also Hofseth BioCare and Catalent teamed up on a delayed-release version of fish oil.
PepsiCo launched Soulboost, a sparkling water beverage range with a “splash of real juice and functional ingredients.” Meanwhile, the international probiotics sector came to a consensus on how to classify postbiotics in contrast to probiotics. In immunity moves, Kemin Industries was granted a US patent for... Read More
Last week saw a disappointment for Nestlé’s cereal brands’ health claims. There was also a major investment in probiotics for the gut-lung axis, and Unilever, which acquired Onnit, was behind one of this week’s big acquisitions.
In industry developments last week, Merit Functional Foods unlocked canola protein potential with a new patented extraction process, while AstaReal secured a patent for its muscle-aiding astaxanthin to personalize F&B. In the sports arena, Robertet further shed light on the role of cellular health on sports... Read More
Probiotics were in the spotlight last week, with their uses ranging from upper respiratory infections and inflammation to metabolism and the scalp. Additionally, Arla Foods Ingredients revealed it will transform papaya waste and dairy ingredients into nutritious, affordable snacks.
This week in nutrition news, Impossible Foods VP Sue Klapholz commented on meat analogs’ nutritional values as the plant-based meat space is facing some health ambiguity. Meanwhile, Milk Specialities Global unveiled a whey protein line and Sumitomo Chemical partnered with Nuritas to use its AI and DNA... Read More
Last week, Rousselot detailed the top themes in marine collage. The nutrition industry also saw a host of intriguing research stories, including the link between genetics and supplement efficacy, as well as the best way to analyze dietary fiber.
This NewsBite delves into BASF Venture Capital’s investment in synthetic biotech company Bota Biosciences. Nutricosmetics are also in the spotlight, with Nexira unveiling its NutriBeauty Range and Givaudan Active Beauty launching Chronoglow powered by AI. Meanwhile, BioCell Technology underscored the... Read More
The last week saw infant nutrition innovations such as gut-friendly goat milk formula. UK measures on sugar and salt were in the spotlight, and there was a host of NPD, including from Unibar and Lycored.
In industry developments last week, NutritionInsight delved into varying nutritional approaches to tackle obesity, ranging from educational programs from the UK government to study reports. Alternative ingredients for fat made from modified rapeseed oil, as well as for sucrose made from stevia blends, were... Read More
The last week saw the US FDA issue stern reminders about mental health claims. Other major stories include partnerships between FrieslandCampina Ingredients and Cayuga Milk Ingredients, and between Ferring, Rebiotix and MyBiotics.
Various global research advances were reached this week. Scientists stood by their investigation finding that zinc and vitamin C did not help patients with COVID-19, despite backlash from the Council of Responsible Nutrition. Meanwhile, engineers developed a skin patch that simultaneously monitors... Read More
During the last week, Evolve BioSystems landed US$55 million for the commercialization of its “next generation of probiotic.” Other top stories include Lonza’s US$4.7 billion sale of its Speciality Ingredients business and Kappa Bioscience’s US expansion of its vitamin K2 production.
In the sports nutrition sector this week, The California Prune Board partnered with Canadian athletes to highlight the role of good nutrition and exercise in bone health. Standard Process created a high-performance supplement bar for US athletes and “adventurers.” A study from the German Sport University... Read More
This week’s NutritionInsight NewsBite podcast looks into e-gaming’s emerging market potential. Recent business news highlights include Lonza’s exit from the softgel arena in the pharma market and other moves in the infant formula sector.
The probiotics sector was ripe with innovation this week. NutritionInsight’s NewsBite podcast details DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences newly launched Howaru Calm, a probiotic designed to help dietary supplement manufacturers formulate products that support relaxation. Also, a study from Singapore created... Read More
In this episode of the NewsBite podcast, NutritionInsight details the potential role of Public Health England’s replacement. The week was also filled with new launches, including Babybel’s functional cheeses, a supplement for ovarian health and a sports nutrition vending machine.Read more:PHE’s replacement... Read More