MGCPQQ: “Vitamin-like” ingredient for mitochondrial health

 20 Feb 2020

Mitsubishi Gas Chemical was exhibiting its new, all-natural, “vitamin-like” ingredient for mitochondrial health – MGCPQQ  – at FiE 2019 in Paris. MGCPQQ is created through a proprietary fermentation process utilizing bacteria found in nature, in contrast to many other supplement ingredients that are made through synthetic means. Mitsubishi’s manufacturing process keeps the natural characteristics of PQQ intact, those of which you can find in various vegetables and fruits, explains Shoji Matsukawa, General Manager, Organic Chemicals Sales & Marketing.

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02 Jun 2020 | FrieslandCampina Ingredients

FrieslandCampina Ingredients is set to launch a new platform, Biotis, which is centered on gut health alongside other all-encompassing wellness benefits such as immune health, sleep health and maternal health. In line with the platform launch, the company is unveiling Biotis GOS as a leading ingredient... Read More

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02 Jun 2020 | Monteloeder

Despite containment measures, COVID-19 remains a global health threat leading to increased demand for immunity supplements. NutritionInsight speaks with Dr. Jonathan Jones, Product Development Manager and Digital Health Scientific Adviser at Monteloeder, who discusses personalization and the importance of... Read More

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27 May 2020 | Rousselot

New delivery formats are shaking up the nutraceutical industry. Marit van der Heijden of Rousselot details the company’s latest innovations in gummies, which dramatically cut the drying time of these chewables. Meanwhile, Rousselot’s gelatin solution addresses cross-linking issues in soft gels. Van der... Read More

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25 May 2020 | Volac

The focus on immunity brought upon by the COVID-19 crisis brings consumer awareness of maintaining healthy lifestyles “back to the basics,” according to Nadia El-Zanfaly of Volac, who highlights how dairy protein can play a supportive role in this space. Dr. Elisa Glover, Nutritional Specialist at Volac,... Read More

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20 May 2020 | Lipofoods, part of Lubrizol Life Science

Isabel Gómez, of Lipofoods, part of Lubrizol Life Science, highlights the microencapsulation technology used for botanical ingredients Curcushine and Astagile. The technology improves the bioavailability and stability issues commonly associated with curcumin and astaxanthin. This comes as consumer demand... Read More

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13 May 2020 | Nexira

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... Read More

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07 Apr 2020 | Lehvoss

At Nutraceuticals Europe, held in Madrid, Spain, Ettore Giacobbe of Lehvoss, discussed how people are living increasingly busy lives. Unhealthy diets mean that microbiomes may suffer, providing an opportunity for probiotics to right the balance. Another major topic is immune health, with long-standing... Read More

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07 Apr 2020 | Disproquima

Consumers are increasingly placing importance on proven products backed by clinical trials. At Nutraceuticals Europe, held in Madrid, Spain, Begoña Soriano of Disproquima discussed how Flavoxale, which is a mix of propolis, manuka honey and manuka essential oil, can tap into immunity demands with its... Read More

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26 Feb 2020 | Galam

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26 Feb 2020 | Kroner Starke

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20 Feb 2020 | Rousselot

At FiE 2019 in Paris, Rousselot was highlighting its brand Peptan and the new clinical backing that the range has received. A study found that collagen has a positive impact on bone health, marking a strong stride for the company, especially as the trial used methodology very close to a human trial. Frank... Read More

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20 Feb 2020 | Glanbia Nutritionals

Glanbia Nutritionals was showcasing its beverage solution CreaBev for performance drinks in European markets at FiE in Paris. Meilissa Hosen, Product Strategy Manager, explains that although creatine monohydrate has been an ongoing staple in the sports nutrition sector, the solution features a patent pending... Read More

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20 Feb 2020 | FrieslandCampina

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03 Feb 2020 | Ingredia

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03 Feb 2020 | The Watercress Company

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30 Jan 2020 | Nexira

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... Read More

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29 Jan 2020 | Bioiberica

Amid its new thyroid API launch, Bioiberica was highlighting that it is seeking to develop further products for both the pharma and nutraceutical markets, but its searching for partners to galvanize this plan. Speaking at CPhI Worldwide 2019, Jaime Reguant, Healthcare Director also notes that the key market... Read More

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