digestive health

20 May 2022
--- A Canadian study aims to bring new understanding of the effect of probiotics on the early-born babies’ immature microbiome, by supplementing a mixture of five species of probiotics.
18 May 2022
--- AI-powered bioactive peptide company Nuritas is expanding across the US with a new facility in Connecticut. Set to be the headquarters for North America, the move follows a US$45 million Series B fundraising round, led by... Read More
18 May 2022
--- The dairy innovation space is making advances as Israeli-based food tech player Imagindairy secured US$15 million in a seed round of investment for its AI-boosted milk protein production. Meanwhile, Japanese Morinaga... Read More
17 May 2022
--- Glanbia Nutritionals has acquired Sterling Technology, thereby taking up major space on the bovine colostrum market. The agreement was valued at US$60 million, plus deferred consideration, to expand Glanbia’s presence... Read More
13 May 2022
--- Canada-based Lallemand Health Solutions’ patent-pending probiotic strain L. rhamnosus HA-114, may provide physical and mental health benefits for people in an overweight program. The ingredient is the “first of... Read More
12 May 2022
--- The first 1,000 days after birth has been underscored as a critical window for nutrition. “Many scientists agree diet, lifestyle and other factors during this period affect our physical and mental health throughout our... Read More
10 May 2022
--- The extract from the seeds of guarana (Paullinia cupana), offers nutraceutical potential to support healthy gut microbiota, according to new research. Guarana seed extract was also shown to have “high antioxidant... Read More
09 May 2022
--- As gut health continues to remain at the center of overall health, researchers at GN Corp Japan have discovered the gut microbiome to be crucial for regenerative medicine, with potential to combat neurological diseases.
09 May 2022
--- Microbiome pioneer Gnubiotics Sciences is entering a strategic partnership agreement with global human and animal nutrition company ADM. The deal focuses on commercializing microbiome solutions to support the health and... Read More
06 May 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, Lonza has agreed to sell its US-based Quakertown site to industry investors for an undisclosed amount. The Global Organization for eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) omega... Read More
06 May 2022
--- Food systems are in need of urgent reform if millions are to be spared from critical food insecurity, according to the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES).
04 May 2022
--- Clasado Biosciences has received European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) approval extending the novel food status for galactooligosaccharides (GOS) as a novel food in food for special medical purposes (FSMP) across the EU.
02 May 2022
--- India is set to open one of its largest mushroom laboratories in Salem through a joint-venture between Australia’s Mycelium Biotechnology Group and Sona Group.
29 Apr 2022
--- This week in nutrition news, Aker BioMarine unveiled revenues of US$56.9 million for its first quarter of 2022, fueled by growth within the Qrill and Superba krill categories. To further reduce exposure to toxic elements in... Read More
28 Apr 2022
--- As consumers take a more holistic approach to their health, functional ingredients like collagen continue to rise in popularity. Industry experts address emerging collagen formats fueled by the need for increased... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Probi has released results for the first quarter of 2022, featuring a decrease in net sales by 10% to SEK 155 million (US$15.9 million). The company notes this decrease was impacted by the Russian-Ukrainian war, growing... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the “healthy” nutrient content claim for food labeling, in a bid to encourage industry to develop healthier foods. The move comes as researchers reveal the... Read More
25 Apr 2022
--- As gut health continues to remain at the center of overall health, emerging insights into the benefits and effectiveness of prebiotics and probiotics have surfaced. NutritionInsight speaks with Daina Trout, co-founder and... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- An oleo-resin-based curcumin extract for skincare and nutrition – Curcugen by Dolcas Biotech – has been deemed effective and safe for long-term use following a study bringing the ingredient closer to GRAS status.... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Unilever is raising the age for restricting F&B marketing to children aged between 13-16 in recognition of the influence social media and digital adverts can have on young people. At the same time, the scientific... Read More