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Asia Pacific: Fermented foods offer opportunities, says analyst

When PepsiCo bought small fermented drinks maker KeVita in late 2016, it signaled that fermented foods have reached a tipping point. “Social media is buzzing...

Europe: Verifying health claims, Tüv Süd

Pineapple stimulates circulation in the legs. Green tea helps the body to burn fat. Vitamins added to pumpkin-seed oil encourage hair growth. Before the Health...

Europe: DuPont Nutrition & Health spends US$60M on European sites

DuPont Nutrition & Health will invest US$60 million expanding three European cultures production sites to produce frozen and freeze-dried starter cultures for the global...

Europe: DuPont helps develop nutritious sherbet for patients

DuPont Nutrition & Health, a Danish hospital and ice cream manufacturer are developing nutritious ice cream products for hospital patients at risk of undernourishment. They...

Americas: Associations release guidelines for handling probiotic items

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), a trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, and the International Probiotics Association (IPA) have...

Americas: Omega-3 intake lowers CHD risk

EPA and DHA omega-3s reduce the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD), according to results of a meta-analysis published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings...

Asia Pacific: BASF opens lab in Singapore

BASF has opened a technical application laboratory for its nutrition and health business at Singapore Polytechnic. The new facility, Newtrition Lab Asia Pacific, will...

Americas: Study finds infant cereals lack consistent nutritional content

For parents around the world, premixed infant cereals—also known as complementary foods—can be a vital source of the solid food needed for healthy child...

Asia Pacific: MitoQ releases two ‘super nutraceuticals’

New Zealand-based MitoQ has launched two 'super nutraceuticals' designed to assist in aging with vitality. MitoQ is a mitochondria-targeting antioxidant developed at the University of...

Asia Pacific: Beneo susses out what consumers want in 2017

As lifestyles change and consumer awareness of the importance of healthy living grows, consumers today are increasingly seeking food products that offer a balanced...

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