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Americas: Study finds zinc supplement boosts immunity in the elderly

The immune system weakens as the body ages, making older adults more susceptible to infections. Low levels of zinc impair immunity, particularly in older...

Europe: Arla Foods Ingredients exhibits whey proteins in Germany

Arla Foods Ingredients will focus on 'Whey Better Proteins' at HIE 2016, Frankfurt, Germany from 29 November to 1 December 2016. It will feature WheyHi,...

Europe: Tate & Lyle releases clean-label starches

Tate & Lyle releases instant clean-label starch products Claria Instant 340 and 360. "While consumers are demanding simpler ingredient labels, they are not willing to...

Europe: Analyst shares tips on successful new functional product launches, finds FNI

Relying too much on a health benefit to differentiate a new food or beverage is the most common reason for failure in functional foods...

Americas: SunOpta sells starch, fiber business for US$37.5M

SunOpta has signed a definitive agreement to sell its fiber and starch business to J. Rettenmaier & Söhne Group (JRS) for US$37.5 million, subject...

Asia Pacific: Region’s market revenue for amino acids, specialty proteins to reach S$11.84 billion...

The increasing prosperity of developing countries in Asia Pacific and the concomitant rise in consumer awareness regarding dietary supplements are propelling the region's amino...

World: ADM buys JV stake from Tate & Lyle

ADM has agreed to purchase several assets of Eaststarch C.V., ADM’s 50-50 joint venture (JV) with Tate & Lyle. Under the terms of the agreement,...

World: Hinoman reveals high-tech farming of smallest protein to FNI

Israeli company Hinoman will launch Mankai, a vegetable whole-protein ingredient with high nutritional value, at IFT, Chicago, US from July 11 to 14, 2015. Mankai...

Asia Pacific: FSANZ seeks submissions on adding nutrients to beverages

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on an application seeking permission to voluntarily add vitamins and minerals to nut- and-seed...

Europe: Fish oil could save €13B a year in EU healthcare costs, finds study

More widespread regular consumption of Omega 3 supplements could save healthcare systems and providers in the EU a total of €12.9 billion (US$14.72 billion)...
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