NewsBite Podcast (January 4-8): “PHE’s replacement urged to take ‘bold and robust’ action, Babybel unveils functional cheese snacks”

 11 Jan 2021

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.

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12 Apr 2021 | CNS Media

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30 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

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.

22 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

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

15 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

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.

08 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

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

01 Mar 2021 | CNS Media

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.  

22 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

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

15 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

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08 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

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

01 Feb 2021 | CNS Media

This week, NutritionInsight spoke with FrieslandCampina Ingredients, which discussed its latest lactoferrin launch for immunity. Lallemand Health Solutions concluded a collaboration on standardizing the authentication of probiotic strains, and Cheerios embraced a “happy-heart” message.

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18 Jan 2021 | CNS Media

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04 Jan 2021 | CNS Media

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This week’s NutritionInsight NewsBite podcast details Fi Europe Connect exhibitions in the dairy sector. Ingredia unveiled functional milk proteins for comfort snacking, while Valio revealed lactose-free milk protein for healthy aging. Additionally, FrieslandCampina Ingredients shared its views on how the... Read More