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Bio-gen Extracts - Innovations for Advanced Nutrition
19 November, 2018
Bio-gen Extracts is an Indian company that was established in 2000, with...
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All the fun of the fair 14 November, 2018 This year’s Hi Europe & Ni takes place in Germany on 27–29 November. Ingredients Insight gets the low-down on what visitors can expect from the event.

Hit the strip 14 November, 2018 SupplySide West 2018 set the US market alight in Las Vegas, as thousands of industry experts descended upon Mandalay Bay to attend leading conferences and discover the latest...

Bacterial boost: probiotics 14 November, 2018 The benefits of consuming probiotics have long been debated; however, recent studies have cast doubt on their use and value. Dr Arthur Ouwehand of the International Probiotic...

Snack in action: growth of cheese 14 November, 2018 According to food and drinks experts Zenith, worldwide cheese snack consumption grew 4.5% in 2017 to an estimated 472,000t. Pamela Kokoszka looks at the latest in cheese snack...

Get the scoop: vegan ice creams 14 November, 2018 With the news of Ben & Jerry’s creating vegan-based versions of its ice cream, as well as supermarkets expanding the vegan offering that they stock, Sonia Sharma profiles the aisles...

Dietary do-over: impact of meat and veganism 14 November, 2018 Ingredients Insight reports on the environmental impact of eating meat and asks the all-important question: can we be superheroes and save the planet by leading a vegan lifestyle?

From city to flavoursome city: food flavours across Europe 14 November, 2018 With an extensive and even passionate history, flavours play an essential role in the experience we have with food. That’s why the European Flavours Association’s FlavourDay tour has...

Put the safety of nuts first: dried fruits and well-being 14 November, 2018 Low-moisture products, such as nuts, dried fruits and spices, are often thought of as ‘safe’; however, following a number of product recalls, we are seeing a heightened focus on...

Guiding light: Food Supplements Europe 14 November, 2018 Patrick Coppens, director of scientific and regulatory affairs at Food Supplements Europe, discusses the organisation’s good manufacturing practice guidelines.

On the whey up 14 November, 2018 The dairy product whey has been named as one of 2018’s hottest ingredients, moving from a niche position as a health food or nutritional supplement to become a favourite of general...

Room for improvement: functional foods 14 November, 2018 Functional foods are all the rage right now, but mushrooms are further blurring the lines between food and medicine, as a report by GlobalData explains.

Without a pinch of salt: reducing sodium 14 November, 2018 This year, with the advent of updated regulations to sodium content in foodstuff, manufacturers have been forced to cut salt levels in their products to follow regulations...

More to offer: benefits of astaxanthin 14 November, 2018 In science, astaxanthin is primarily known for bestowing the pink and red colour to salmon skin and flamingo feathers; however, its potential benefits as a health supplement are...

The good brother: hemp-based foods 14 November, 2018 Hemp food products are widely recognised for their nutritional benefits. However, recent years have seen much confusion over the legality of hemp and its derivatives. Ingredient...

Oiling the wheels 14 November, 2018 The global oil market is growing, with new trends and sustainability issues being ever present. GlobalData reviews the current market, offering unprecedented insight.

Trust the facts, not the headlines: low-calorie sweeteners 14 November, 2018 With just a quick search online, one can get all types of conflicting information about low-calorie sweeteners. But where does the science stand? Vicky Pyrogianni, scientific director...

A hoppy larder: the antioxidant and antibacterial hop 13 November, 2018 How beneficial to health are hops, and how can they be used as an ingredient and part of our diet? Ingredients Insight looks at some industry opinions.

Multispecies probiotic supplement relieves seasonal allergic Rhinitis symptoms 10 October, 2018 Short academic paper on the ability of probiotics to reduce symptoms of rhinitis, appearing in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

Healthy DHA from Algae 09 October, 2018 Progress Biotech produces algal oil rich in omega-3, and provides developers and distributors of health ingredients with products and services of the highest grade. Alexandre Elo,...


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