NewsBite Podcast (Sep 6-10): “Akkermansia for weight management: EFSA approves A-Mansia Biotech’s next-gen bacterium”
This week’s NewsBite podcast details major stories, which included Shared Planet topping Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2022, as well as Aker BioMarine investigating krill oil for liver and metabolic health. There was also a slew of new launches this week, including Ancient Nutrition’s fermented... Read More
In nutrition news this week, Your CBD launched a cannabidiol oil targeting weight loss without side effects, while Bunge Loders Croklaan unveiled a structured medium- and long-chain triglyceride for the active aging category. In research strides, artificial sweeteners were linked to long-term digestive... Read More
This week’s NewsBite podcast explores AAK bringing Progress Biotech’s algae-based DHA to the infant formula market. Meanwhile, a Kerry study found that Wellmune’s immunity benefits are not transferable, and Abbott announced a US$45 million annual investment into its new center for malnutrition solutions.
Today’s NewsBite podcast digs into plant-based protein innovations, including DSM’s CanolaPro. The regulatory scene has been busy with the UK set to fortify flour with folic acid, and the US FDA being urged to crack down on phenibut. Meanwhile, Kirin Holdings’ LC-Plasma paraprobiotic was found to reduce... Read More
This NewsBite podcast delves into how plant-based diets may lower the risk of prostate cancer and erectile dysfunction. Other research pointed to a lockdown-induced consumer focus on beauty and the role of diet. The World Health Organization is looking into new strategies to combat sugar and calorie... Read More
Nestlé’s new R+D Accelerator was in the limelight this week, as well as declining trust in the dietary supplement industry. A Kaneka-supported study stressed that ubiquinol plasma levels in plant-based consumers are 23 percent lower than in omnivores, while a Pharmactive study found saffron extract can... Read More
In industry developments this week, MindScopic closed a second seed funding round for its nootropic and natural supplement range. A new study found transplanting microbes from young to old animals could lead to new therapeutic avenues in microbial-based interventions for slowing down brain aging and... Read More
This week, the US Food Labeling Modernization Act was introduced in both houses of Congress, and a study revealed that over a third of caregivers give non-recommended milks to infants and toddlers. This NewsBite episode also details new studies, including one finding that surplus glucose can cause damage at... Read More
This NewsBite podcast details Kraft’s fat-free mayo discontinuation, BASF’s “considerable decrease” in its Q2 Nutrition & Health report and the study-proven stress relief benefits of FrieslandCampina Ingredients’ Biotis SleepWell concept. Additionally, Vitafoods Europe is embracing a hybrid approach.
This week’s NewsBite podcast details how COVID-19 has had a major impact on consumer habits around supplementation, with NPD tackling everything from weight management to immunity. Additionally, Kappa Bioscience investigated the link between COVID-19 outcomes and levels of vitamins D and K2.
Demand for functional food continues to grow with more and more consumers looking for foods with a specific health benefit. Join Swati Kalgaonkar, Associate Director, Nutrition Research Programme at the Almond Board of California and Lu Ann Williams, Global Insights Director at Innova Market Insights as they... Read More
The sunshine vitamin was the center of attention this week as the European Food Safety Authority granted DSM’s calcidiol product a positive Novel Food assessment opinion and also greenlighted Lallemand’s new vitamin D yeast applications. Meanwhile, the vitamin D3 industry called on the European Commission to... Read More
Last week saw experts from ADM and Clasado Biosciences weigh in on the future of the microbiome and prebiotics, respectively. Meanwhile, nearly AU$270 million was poured into Australia’s marine bio-industries to meet growing global demand for plant-based offerings like nutraceuticals and protein.
This week’s NewsBite podcast explores the latest innovations in alternative proteins, as showcased at Future Food-Tech. Kerry revealed that the lines between supplements and functional F&B are blurring amid a pandemic-spurred rising interest in immunity. Meanwhile, Limagrain Ingredients launched a fiber-rich... Read More
The last week saw developments in boosting cellular health with NMN supplements and untangling the connection between COVID-19 mortality and vitamin K2. In the D2C space, Probi is set to provide Swedish cosmetics company Oriflame its first gut health probiotic, while Unilever acquired Paula’s Choice skincare.
As detailed in this week’s NewsBite podcast, Nestlé Health Science’s Vitaflo purchased certain Dr. Schär products, and NextFerm successfully produced yeast-based protein. Also, NattoPharma is set to examine the impact of high-dose vitamin K2 on heart health.
This NewsBite podcast delves into Chr. Hansen and Lonza’s joint venture, Bacthera, receiving manufacturing licenses to start supplying live biotherapeutic products. Meanwhile, Probi partnered on probiotic research for vaginal health NPD targeting the “underserved” market. Also, a Safefood report revealed... Read More