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22 Mar 2019
--- In nutrition news this week, Lubrizol completed the acquisition of French active ingredients supplier Laboratoire Phenobio in a move that adds innovative botanical extracts and subcritical water extraction technology to the... Read More
22 Mar 2019
--- Arcadia Speciality Genomics, a strategic business unit of agricultural food ingredient company Arcadia Biosciences, is seeking to bring improved plant quality to cannabis crops by applying its proprietary approach to plant... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- Innovation in the realms of plant-based foods, the “free-from” movement and beverages was on full display at the International Food & Drink Event (IFE) show in London, March 17-20. “Good for the... Read More
21 Mar 2019
--- The chances of consumers opting for healthier and more sustainable canteen meals rise significantly when those meals are labeled with a traffic light system. This is according to a Queen Mary University of London study,... Read More
20 Mar 2019
--- Nutritionals manufacturer Revive Active has launched a supplement that targets the health and wellness of young adults. Zest Active is touted as promoting natural energy, brain function, recovery from exercise, as well as... Read More
20 Mar 2019
--- Health insurance coverage to offset the cost of healthy food for US Medicare and/or Medicaid participants would be highly cost-effective after five years and improve health outcomes. This is according to a study, published... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- FrieslandCampina is raising its 2020 goals on its Global Nutritional Standards (GNS) compliance target to 70 percent. In 2018, 66 percent of the sales volume of FrieslandCampina consumer products complied with the... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- A core theme at this year’s Vitafoods Europe, held in Geneva, Switzerland (7-9 May), will be how the industry can move towards a more “sustainable future.” On the agenda are issues such as sustainable... Read More
19 Mar 2019
--- Sustainable ingredients company Amyris has revealed LAVVAN as its partner in a US$300 million deal for the development of a new cannabinoid. The announcement comes alongside the preliminary unaudited financial results for... Read More
18 Mar 2019
--- Although inedible in their original form, avocado leaves and seeds contain oils and compounds that can benefit health. This is according to two new studies, which found that avocado seed oil and avocado leaf possess... Read More
15 Mar 2019
--- UK-based Quadram Institute Bioscience (QIB) has secured funding from The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food. The investment is part of the €46.4 million funding the EIT has received from... Read More
15 Mar 2019
--- This week in nutrition news, Gencor’s extract of fenugreek has been found to boost lean body mass and exercise performance in healthy men. While in further research news, it has been found that taking three times the... Read More
14 Mar 2019
--- Within the personalized nutrition space the field of nutrigenomics is touted as being able to tailor nutrition to an individual’s specific genetic makeup. With direct-to-consumer (DTC) services such as at-home genetic... Read More
14 Mar 2019
--- Tate & Lyle has partnered with APC Microbiome Ireland, a Science Foundation Institute (SFI) Research Centre, on a research project on the health effects of dietary fibers. Representatives from both organizations joined... Read More
13 Mar 2019
--- DSM and Phynova have signed a global distribution and collaboration agreement for Reducose, a natural ingredient for healthy blood glucose levels. The companies will work to further develop the value proposition including... Read More
12 Mar 2019
--- The European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) has become a partner in the H2020 PROTEIN project, which is led by a group of European public and private sector organizations seeking to promote health and wellbeing.... Read More
11 Mar 2019
--- A diet containing compounds found in green tea and carrots reversed symptoms linked to Alzheimer’s in mice genetically programmed to develop the disease, University of Southern California (USC) researchers say. The... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- Incorporating more fruit and vegetables into one’s diet may reduce the risk of death due to heart disease and increase longevity. This is according to research from the American Heart Association’s (AHA)... Read More
08 Mar 2019
--- In industry news this week, PURIS partnered with 400 farmers to boost sustainable, regenerative agriculture, while the US-based Salt Institute announced its dissolution, ending its 105-year run in advocating salt’s... Read More
07 Mar 2019
--- Tetrahedron, which specializes in developing ingredients for the nutraceutical, pharmaceutical and personal care industries, has received Novel Food status from the European Commission (EC) for its Ergoneine brand, which is... Read More
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