NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
22 Feb 2024 --- Kerry Group announces the launch of Plenibiotic (Lactobacillus casei subsp. 327), a rice-derived postbiotic for supplement formats for humans and pets. Scientific studies back the... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
07 Feb 2024 --- Lifestyle surveys show that Millennials and Gen Zers are having difficulty balancing work and family obligations. Nutrition supplements that manage stress, sleep, cognition and... Read More
13 Dec 2023 --- The European Commission has cleared the merger between Danish bioscience players Novozymes and Chr. Hansen, conditional upon full compliance with the commitments offered by the... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
12 Dec 2023 --- As we look forward to ringing in the new year, Nutrition Insight revisits some of the biggest news stories of 2023. From innovative “organ-on-a-chip” advancements to... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
02 Nov 2023 --- Researchers at the World Institute of Kimchi have isolated lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains from kimchi with high levels of resistance to phages — viruses that infect and... Read More
02 Feb 2024 --- We met with two natural therapists, Dr. Diana van Die from NICM Health Research Institute at Western Sydney University in Australia, and professor Kerry Bone, at Integria Healthcare, to discuss their review of phytonutrients’ effects following breast cancer. The researchers dive into the study’s findings on the impact of soy isoflavones, enterolactone, lignans, green tea and cruciferous vegetables on breast cancer recurrence and mortality, and what the research says on effective doses of these phytonutrients.
11 Jan 2024 --- We sit down with Dr. Aoife Marie Murphy, Kerry’s sustainable nutrition manager, about the future of nutrition and how the company utilizes its four pillars of sustainability to drive research, development, and conception of its offerings. We also look at some of the company’s major plant-based innovations.
12 May 2023 --- Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder, president and CEO of Kerry Europe, tells us that the company’s focus on Vitafoods this year lay on the consumers seeking healthier options without compromising on taste. While showing its solutions and concepts for this targeted group, he emphasizes that “healthy needs to taste good.” Meanwhile, he also touches on sustainability initiatives for Kerry. He says that the company aims to provide more nutritious products for more people worldwide while having less of an environmental impact.
26 Nov 2021 --- Creating film coatings free from titanium dioxide (TiO2) in light of the EU ban can present a host of difficulties, including the loss of opacity and strength. Tony McGorisk, European commercial director of Kerry’s pharma business, explains how the company mixes alternative excipients and uses concepts from the food industry to overcome these challenges.
21 Nov 2022 --- From athletes to fitness enthusiasts to everyday individuals, focus on staying active longer is increasingly important, and joint health is a priority for both young and older adults. In fact, more than a third of Gen Z and Millennial consumers, along with nearly 70% of Gen X and older people say it’s a top reason for purchasing healthy lifestyle products. While traditional joint health solutions remain strong, there is a growing interest in Ayurvedic plant-based joint health solutions. Critical to meeting this need is selecting an Ayurvedic ingredient with clinically-supported benefits for joint health and comfort at every life stage.Get more insight on this growing consumer base with our latest infographic, Consumer Focus: Active at Every Age with Ayurvedics. This Technical Paper is from Kerry.
31 Oct 2022 --- Proactive adults of all ages see the value of cognitive support, whether for themselves or for more vulnerable family members such as aging parents. 60% of consumers across age groups are aware of ashwagandha, making it one of the best known ingredients for cognitive support. Learn more here.This Technical Paper is from Kerry.
12 Sep 2022 --- Supporting heart function is a top priority for consumers of all ages as they focus on maintaining their health. In fact, improving heart health was the number one benefit of functional foods, beverages, and supplements cited as desirable among Gen X and older adults. Learn more with our latest infographic.This Technical Paper is from Kerry.
12 Sep 2022 --- September is the month dedicated to healthy aging, Shaklee and Kerry provided insights and ingredient information on healthy joints, skin and energy levels. Research this week showed seaweed extract may have positive effects on skin and healthy aging, and a potential link was found between fasting and epilepsy according to researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital.
04 Oct 2021 --- 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.
28 Jun 2021 --- 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 wheat flour to “help fill the fiber gap.”
11 Oct 2023 --- In this webinar, Kerry Health & Nutrition Institute experts dive into the challenges and opportunities for future innovation in the ever-evolving sodium reduction market by answering questions such as;1. What is the current global regulatory landscape for sodium and what public health initiatives are working / not working?2. Innovation in sodium reduction leverages contemporary taste and smell neuroscience and state of art fermentation technologies. What are the latest scientific developments in the area of taste modulation for sodium perception?3. Case studies to demonstrate what are the challenges and solutions for sodium reduction in different applications?
14 Jun 2023 --- Women’s Health has been recognised as one of the top 10 major health & nutrition trends in 2023 according to our KHNI research. Female-specific symptoms and diseases are numerous and widespread, yet our understanding of the female body is not comparable to what we know about men and there are many unmet needs in this space. Building credible scientific evidence based on female populations is a priority to develop products that meet the needs of women across multiple life stages. In this webinar our experts dive into the challenges and opportunities for innovation in women’s health market by answering questions such as: What are the unique health and nutritional needs of females throughout the various stages of life? What does the future of the women’s health market look like?
22 Mar 2023 --- What trends matter most when innovating, developing new products, or taking care of your own health? It can be hard to separate fads from trends with potential for a long-term impact on the field of health and nutrition, but the Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI) has worked with our network of nutrition scientists, dietitians, microbiologists, food scientists, and regulatory professionals to provide some answers.In this webinar, our experts will discuss the top 10 trends for 2023 and take a deep dive into a few that will be the most significant in the coming few years.
06 Dec 2022 --- How can we transform our industry to ensure that we can produce enough food for current and future generations with our available resources? On our current pathway, we would need the resources of 3 – 4 planets to accommodate the growing global population by 2050. Over 30% of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are attributable to the food system, and food waste is one of the greatest sources of inefficiency in this food system. Food waste can be upcycled, reduced, or even eliminated entirely, but where in the supply chain do we start and how do we take action?In this webinar, we will answer:Why is food waste such a critical issue to solve?Where in the supply chain we should begin, and what are the first steps to prioritize?How do we successfully upcycle or reduce a waste stream to create value? Learnings from an in-depth case study.