Maqui as a trending superfruit

 24 Jan 2019

Maqui (Aristotelia chilensis) is a native berry that only grows in the wild forests of Patagonia in Chile and Argentina. It has been consumed from ancient times by indigenous people and is by nature extraordinarily rich in many nutrients and powerful flavonoid species known as anthocyanins. Claudia Puehn of Anklam Extrakt discusses the functional foods potential of high quality extracts from this superfruit.

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15 Apr 2019 | EauLab

Irish company EauLab launched at IFE 2019 in London. The start-up saw a gap in the water market and aims to bring natural, plant-based function to the natural beverage. It was particularly highlighting its gut-support water at the show, which is infused with chicory root. As Founder Sean Moran says, “gut... Read More

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12 Apr 2019 | Roquette

At In-cosmetics Global in Paris, France, NutritionInsight spoke with Geraldine Louvet-Pommier of Roquette about key trends prevalent in both skincare and nutrition. According to Louvet-Pommier, naturalness continues to enjoy steady growth and there is an increasing interest in the role of microbial balance.

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09 Apr 2019 | Re:Nourish

Re:Nourish was launching its “soups with-a-boost” at IFE in London which comes in a “first of its kind” heatable, grab and go bottle. The company was driven by low-sugar demands from consumers, which it notes are pushing out juicing as a trend and instead, bringing in lower-sugar options such as soups. The... Read More

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01 Apr 2019 | Algalenic Labs

Goncalo Real, Communications Director at Algalenic Labs spoke to NutritionInsight at Nutraceuticals Europe 2019 in Madrid, Spain on the company's microalgae ingredients. “We produce chlorella in Porto Santo island, where the ingredient gets all the purity of the Atlantic ocean,” Real says. “We use this... Read More

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01 Apr 2019 | Faravelli Group

At Nutraceuticals Europe 2019 in Madrid, Spain, NutritionInsight spoke with Fernando Heredia, Country Manager at Faravelli. The company presented at the show its dietary fiber ingredients which target people who suffer from metabolic syndrome. The ingredients' functionalities include reducing pressure... Read More

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01 Apr 2019 | Kerry

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29 Mar 2019 | Northern bloc

“Ice cream done different” is Leeds based Northern Bloc’s motto. “We are creating a revolution. We’re not dairy farmers diversifying, or old school dairy ice cream makers. We are pioneers who love ice cream,” says the company. They have launched a vegan line which is “flying” - so much so that Northern Bloc... Read More

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28 Mar 2019 | Green Monkey Beverages

Green Monkey Beverages was marketing its sparkling (cannabidiol) CBD beverage at the show, which it claims is the first carbonated CBD drink on the UK market. NutritionInsight spoke to Tom Carroll on the uncertain regulatory environment surrounding CBD products following the designation of CBD as an... Read More

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21 Mar 2019 | NatIng

At Nutraceuticals Europe in Madrid, Spain, NutritionInsight spoke with Alessia Mattiello of NatIng about the company's Caffshock, a soluble blend of five extracts naturally rich in caffeine, chlorogenic acid and polyphenols.

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19 Mar 2019 | EuroCaps

At Nutraceuticals Europe 2019 in Madrid, Spain, NutritionInsight spoke with Dr. Elizabeth Morgan of EuroCaps about the lastest advancements in softgels. Consumer trends such as increased demand for plant-based and convenient options are key drivers in the company's R&D process.

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18 Mar 2019 | GMIT

Technological advances, including wearable nutrition tracking devices and microbiota mapping tools, present new potential to address an aware consumer, who is interested in tailored nutrition concepts that specifically work for them. “Technology has made people aware of their own behavior for the first time,... Read More

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14 Mar 2019 | Bionap

At Nutraceuticals Europe in Madrid, Spain, NutritionInsight spoke with Andrea Bonina of Bionap about the company's cholesterol lowering ingredient, which thrives on its natural and sustainability credentials.

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05 Mar 2019 | NSF

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05 Mar 2019 | Evolva

At Nutraceuticals Europe in Madrid, Spain, Clare Panchoo, Commercial Director EMEA (Nutrition) at Evolva Group, highlights some of the most recent studies on the company's Veri-te resveratrol range.

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05 Mar 2019 | Kappa Bioscience

At Nutraceuticals Europe in Madrid, Spain, Maren Janecke, Senior Sales Manager at Kappa Bioscience, explains the growing market potential and consumer interest for vitamin K2. 

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21 Feb 2019 | GoodMills Innovation

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19 Feb 2019 | Medicine Hunter

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