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The path to sustainability
01 October, 2020
Urged on by the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the business world...
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Probiotics for the body and mind 01 October, 2020 There is intense debate about whether humans were ever meant to drink milk or, indeed, consume any dairy products at all. The fact is, some people can and some cannot, depending on...

Set the standard 01 October, 2020 Food safety concerns may be crowded out of the regulatory spotlight by the Covid-19 pandemic, but they remain a key strand of EU policy-making in the near future. John Browning looks...

On-trend nutrition 01 October, 2020 The sports nutrition sector is no longer targeted exclusively towards sportspeople. Ordinary consumers are purchasing these products to boost their health and well-being, and...

A spoonful of vitamin K 01 October, 2020 Vitamin K2 has significant and vital health benefits; however, it is not yet included in many supplements. Ingredients Insight explores research, provided by the joint FAO/WHO...

Linkup 01 October, 2020 Vitafoods Europe has become a premier showcase for the health and supplement industry. In 2020, the event switched to a digital format during the coronavirus pandemic. Jackie...

In the swim of things 01 October, 2020 The omega-3 industry is doubling down on research to support various health claims, from reducing blood pressure to prenatal outcomes. Elsewhere, recent dietary trends – such as...

Within limits 01 October, 2020 Hemp foods, which contain different components of the hemp plant in their original or processed form, are enjoying increasing popularity worldwide. However, there’s some worry among...

Taste with less waste 01 October, 2020 As the food industry continues to make scientific breakthroughs, there have been numerous advances in tastes and textures within alternative foods; for example, natural flavours,...

In small doses 01 October, 2020 An extensive body of evidence has shown that an increased level of dietary sodium intake is associated with higher blood pressure. A new study from researchers at the University of...

Reinvent the zeal 01 October, 2020 The fallout from the Covid-19 virus has hugely disrupted the food and beverage industry, with manufacturers devising careful strategies to avoid economic losses and connect with...

Turn the tide on ageing 01 October, 2020 The global nutraceuticals market is booming, especially in the field of healthy ageing. Not that this is very surprising; with life expectancies rising and health supplements all...

A tastier alternative 01 October, 2020 Excess sugar’s harmful impact on health is a widely discussed topic. As a result of the increased prevalence of diabetes and heart disease worldwide, many companies now use sweeteners...

For the many, not the few 01 October, 2020 While the coronavirus pandemic has driven people indoors, many have taken solace in the small pleasures in life, including chocolate. As people indulge their sweet tooth in...

Rollout the red pill 01 October, 2020 Natural algae astaxanthin has become one of the most exciting categories in the natural ingredients space. As Allen Levine takes the reigns as president of the Natural Algae...

Quatreflora Biootic: The natural and innovative probiotic approach to vaginosis 21 May, 2020 QuatrefloraTM Biotic is a patented and proprietary strain Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I-3856 of Gnosis by Lesaffre for vaginal infections caused by fungi and bacteria with...

Mother’s milk 22 January, 2020 Researchers at the Korean Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition discuss research into human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) and why supplementing infant...

Granular guidance 22 January, 2020 World Health Organization (WHO) and its member states have agreed a global target to reduce mean population salt intake in an effort to prevent and control non-communicable...

Liquid asset 22 January, 2020 More and more US consumers are switching on to the multiple health benefits of malt, which, as a food ingredient, is low in fat, as well as a proven source of fibre,...

The sweet truth 22 January, 2020 Low-calorie sweetened beverages are often marketed as an important part of weight loss plans, but their impact on energy intake and weight maintenance is, to say the least, a...


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