14 Sep 2021 --- Research supported by Seed Health has investigated a new approach to innovating probiotic and synbiotic compositions via gene sequencing and vitamin B12 synthesis. The study,... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
08 Sep 2021 --- Developments in the nutrition sector are improving fiber’s quality, applications and sustainable sourcing. NutritionInsight explores these advancements with experts from... Read More
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
06 Sep 2021 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, NutritionInsight is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this regularly-updated news... Read More
12 Jul 2021 --- Nexira’s nootropic Cognivia has shown it can increase numeric working memory by 9 percent, effective from a single intake, in a new clinical study. The sage extract blend... Read More
PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS
01 Jul 2021 --- Nearly AU$270 million (US$202 million) is being poured into Australia’s marine bio-industries to meet growing global demand for plant-based proteins, nutraceuticals, omega 3... Read More
13 May 2020 --- In light of COVID-19, Nexira is throwing the spotlight on its line of immunity-boosting botanical ingredients, which include acerola extract, baobab and ginseng. Julie Imperato highlights the company also has a new launch in the pipeline and explains how environmental considerations must be taken into account during the sourcing process to ensure optimal product quality.
30 Jan 2020 --- Nexira’s cognitive health supplement Cognivia has been on the market for a few years. Now, new clinical trials demonstrate how it is efficient one hour after intake and will last six to eight hours. The trials will be released in the next few months, Stefan-Emil Sitaru, Sales Manager Health Division at Nexira, details at Food Matters Live 2019 in London, UK.
06 Dec 2018 --- Nexira launched a baobab product as the company’s latest superfruit. “It combines well with other Nexira’s superfruits thanks to its antioxidant properties and high nutrient content. Organic certified and sustainably harvested in Africa this new ingredient will be a perfect source of inspiration for your new product developments,” the company writes. The baobab superfruit has been enjoying an NPD resurgence, boosted by renewed interest in the digestive health and low GI space, as well its strong potential for use in the sports nutrition market. Baobab – which is touted as offering low GI appeal, a high dietary fiber content and for being rich in vitamin C – has seen annual growth of 53 percent in NPD, according to Innova Market Insights data.
18 May 2016 --- Nexira highlighted the cognitive potential of the synergy between two sage extracts: Cognivia. The company states that food and herbal medicines may play an important role in the protection of cognitive functions and prevention of neurobiological alterations. It claims that sage, a well-known plant species from Lamiaceae family, could present many beneficial health effects, notably on memory assessment.
24 May 2021 --- Pioneer in scientific research on the nutritional and health benefits of acacia, Nexira has demonstrated for the first time the performing synergistic prebiotic effect of ACACIA with BAOBAB. inavea™ baobab acacia acts as a friendly microflora regulator effective in creating and restoring the beneficial gut balance.
30 Nov 2015 --- Fibregum™ by Nexira is a natural and GMO-free source of 90-percent soluble dietary fiber from acacia tree gum. Recent experiments conducted by Nexira showed innovative health benefits of Fibregum™ and how it reinforces the gut barrier.
- The gut barrier is one of the most important components of the immune system. Gut microbiota plays a key role in the gut barrier by allowing the body to tolerate a large amount of antigens. Recent research by Nexira demonstrates the physiological properties of Fibregum™ on gut permeability.
02 Feb 2015 --- Fibregum™ acacia gum is a source of prebiotic, soluble dietary fiber from all natural, non GMO acacia trees. With a guaranteed 90% minimum fiber content, Fibregum™ is a clean label ingredient and available in certified organic grades. Clinical studies have demonstrated numerous health benefits from Fibregum™, including prebiotic properties at a dose of 5-10 g/day. Plus, Fibregum is an exceptionally gentle fiber, even up to 50g/day, making it a perfect replacement for other fibers that consumers report cause gas, bloating, flatulence and other intestinal discomfort.
THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS
18 Aug 2020 --- Key suppliers offer their thoughts on the nutritionals industry. Which formats, flavors, and active ingredients are consumers seeking in “the new normal”?
THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS
01 Jun 2016 --- Nexira reported a turnover of €112.5 million for the financial year, which closed in September 2015. The company’s 2020 target is to approach €150 million in sales. Part of the pathway to growth will be an expansion in health & nutrition, with plans in place to grow this part of the business from a current 25% to 35% by 2020.
22 Mar 2021 --- This NewsBite delves into BASF Venture Capital’s investment in synthetic biotech company Bota Biosciences. Nutricosmetics are also in the spotlight, with Nexira unveiling its NutriBeauty Range and Givaudan Active Beauty launching Chronoglow powered by AI. Meanwhile, BioCell Technology underscored the importance of clinical backing and branded ingredients in consumer packaged goods partnerships.