Human milk oligosaccharide (HMO) ingredients featured prominently in the news during this first half year. FrieslandCampina Domo’s HMO ingredient, 2’-fucosyllactose (2’-FL), was certified for use in infant formula in both European and US markets. DuPont Nutrition & Health’s CARE4U HMO became Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) for use in infant and toddler formula following a “No Objection” letter from the US Food and Drug Administration. The companies also gained regulatory approval for the ingredient in the European market.
Nutraceuticals Europe, held in Madrid, Spain, March 4 to 5, is an international event for the industry of functional ingredients, novel foods and finished products. The show was filled with launches, presentations and new business developments. The visitors included manufacturers of nutraceutical, dietary, pharmaceutical and cosmetic products; distributors; wholesalers;...View More
2019 saw the conversation around cannabidiol (CBD) following the loosening of hemp’s regulatory constraints, with big and small players quickly showing interest in this burgeoning market. Gut health continued to be a primary industry focus, with numerous developments in the fiber and probiotic space. Environmental concerns became increasingly vocalized within the...View More
Now in its 33rd year, Fi Europe & Ni has become one of the key ingredient shows for the industry – welcoming over 27,000 attendees, 1,700 exhibitors and 15,000 ingredients. Key themes at the show this year included a drive for clean label solutions couched within naturality, as well as sugar reduction and nutritional ingredients for healthy aging. The show also...View More
Food Matters Live 2019 is dedicated to creating cross-sector connections focused on the future of food, drink and sustainable nutrition. The event, held in London, UK, November 19-20, gathered industry players to feature the latest international innovations in the food and drink ingredients arena as well as nutraceuticals space. Key experts hosted a series of networking...View More