Navigating TiO2-free capsules

 15 Mar 2022

In light of the EU’s ban on titanium dioxide, Anne Holderbach explores Lonza’s alternatives for capsules, which use iron oxide for an opaque effect and moderate UV protection. In terms of more vivid semi-opaque options, the company has also developed food-colored capsules.

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22 Feb 2024 | Bite Me Nutrition

Modern consumers are reaching for healthy snacks that contain functional ingredients and health benefits. We catch up with Edo Mujkic, the CEO and co-founder of Bite Me Nutrition who tells Nutrition Insight that the company has created a gluten-free, lactose-free, pea protein cookie that is dessert-like but... Read More

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20 Feb 2024 | GSE Supplements

Consumer behavior is driving the need for beauty-from-within ingestible supplements  and probiotics. This according to Markus Koske, the head of marketing for GSE Supplements. The company’s Beauty Boost and ProbioPlus offerings are their latest creations, which debuted at Biofach 2024. Zinc, vitamin B... Read More

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19 Feb 2024 | Dr. Heilbronner

The complicated process of extracting an organic, plant-based astaxanthin molecule from red algae with CO2 extraction is a proprietary undertaking used by Dr. Heilbronner. We catch up with Dominik Heilbronner, the CEO and founder of Dr. Heilbronner who explains that their food supplements contain astaxanthin... Read More

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19 Feb 2024 | Gnosis by Lesaffre

Matrix is a proprietary K2 protection technology produced in Europe under the strictest quality standards and with sustainability commitments. Develop your product with a protected and stable pure all-trans Vitamin K2 from natural fermentation process.This video is from Gnosis by Lesaffre.

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16 Feb 2024 | Good Snacks LTD

Bob Snail, a healthy snack brand for children based on fruits and berries, is getting picked up by active consumers looking for an energy boost without added sugars. Mark Standish details the products’ premium positioning while maintaining a mid-range price point. Already present in 28 countries, the... Read More

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16 Feb 2024 | Arla Foods Ingredients

With the protein trend now in the mainstream, Arla Foods Ingredients is providing more options that are designed to meet personalized consumer needs beyond sports nutrition. We speak to Thomas Andersen, head of global sales, who explains "clear" benefits behind two new whey protein innovations in three... Read More

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14 Feb 2024 | Prolactal

At Biofach 2024, in Nuremberg, Germany, we sit down with Shan Mahmood, market segment manager at Prolactal, to discuss the company’s latest dairy-based innovations to meet future consumer needs, such as its lactose-free protein powders. With the new products, Prolactal aims to balance consumer needs for... Read More

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09 Feb 2024 | Loughborough University

At Rousselot’s On the Road to Win campaign launch, we met with Tom Clifford, senior lecturer in physiology and nutrition at Loughborough University, UK, to discuss his research on the benefits of collagen peptides, phytochemicals and polyphenols in sports nutrition. He details trials on collagen peptides’... Read More

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09 Feb 2024 | BDB 

We sit down with Jenny Mason, executive director at Barrett Dixon Bell (BDB), to discuss the nutrition PR company’s recent winning of the EcoVadis sustainability award. Jenny details the criteria for winning the award and what it means for the company and its clients. She also discusses plans for maintaining... Read More

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06 Feb 2024 | Ayana Bio

We sit down with Frank Jaksch, CEO of Ayana Bio, to go into the details of the joint development agreement the company recently signed with Wooree Green Science, aiming to develop plant cell-derived saffron and other bioactive ingredients for health and wellness products for the South Korean market. Jaksch... Read More

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02 Feb 2024 | NICM and Integria Healthcare

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... Read More

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01 Feb 2024 | PB Leiner

The company which has traditionally used beef and pork collagen is prioritizing its fish collagen offerings in line with the latest market trend around beauty-from-within. We speak with Yingying Wu, PB Leiner’s global product manager health and nutrition, who tells us that fish collagen is prized for its... Read More

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31 Jan 2024 | Biome Makers

Meri Lillia Mullins, client solutions manager at Biome Makers, details how the biotechnology company’s BeCrop Measure index assesses soil health and empowers farmers. Mullins highlights the urgent need of resilience in agricultural production and how Biome Makers is supporting farmers in optimizing nutrient... Read More

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30 Jan 2024 | dsm-firmenich

At SupplySide West 2023, we sat down with Toni Farinella, dsm-firmenich’s regional lead for early life nutrition to discuss the company’s EveryDay Counts campaign, advocating for better access to high dose docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) for women at childbearing age. We also examine dsm-firmenich’s solutions to... Read More

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25 Jan 2024 | Nuritas

We speak to Dr. Andy Franklyn-Miller, chief medical and innovation officer at Nuritas, about how the company utilizes its proprietary AI Magnifier technology to discover new properties of ingredients hidden within their peptides and in the development of its PeptiStrong and PeptiNourish products. He shares... Read More

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24 Jan 2024 | Meati Foods

Harold H. Schmitz, chair of the scientific board for Meati Foods, dives into the latest research on the nutrition and sustainability potential of mycelium, or mushroom root. This core ingredient of Meati Foods’ meat alternatives is a nutrient-dense whole food source which requires less inputs than... Read More

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23 Jan 2024 | Lallemand

Lallemand Bio-Ingredients president and general manager Lars Asferg unravels the potential in the company’s recent acquisition of Swiss biotechnology firm Evolva. Asferg discusses how Evolva’s precision fermentation tech could boost Lallemand’s health and flavor and fragrance businesses. He also outlines the... Read More

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